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Family Room Makeover – part 2, Mantle

The fireplace mantle is a great place to keep all kinds of treasures. My mantle is a combination of new, old and crafty. The lighthouse and white coral on the left was purchased from At Home. The boat in the … Continue reading

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Family Room Makeover – part 1 Lighting

Here is a very private look into my home.  The before picture is a picture of the house before we bought it. I have said repeatedly that the house was stuck in the 80’s.

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First Impressions

Now that the house in Florida has sold, I wanted to devote the next couple of blog posts to the changes it has experienced in the last 2 years.  I have attempted to bring it out of the 80’s.

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Rubber Ducky

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Building a home

My sister asked me to make her a canvas to place in her home, above the couch.  I opted to make three separate canvases that can be grouped together or separately. All three have the same background.  I began by … Continue reading

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More Canvas Signs

Have you ever made something that you were proud of. I was so pleased with how the first two canvases I had made had turned out, I wanted to make one for each of my nieces.

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Feeling Blessed

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, there is a lot of talk about leprechauns, pots of gold, and luck.  However, I know that I am not lucky, I’m blessed. My blessings are too numerous to count.  Included in … Continue reading

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Canvas sign, take two

After completing the canvas sign for my daughter, I knew I had to make one for my son. 

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Canvas signs made easy

I wanted to add a scripture verse canvas for my daughter’s room.  I found several on Etsy, but with prices upwards of $50 and my limited budget, I knew there had to be a better way.  I decided to make … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornaments

One of my favorite things about the Christmas holidays is that we get to take a break from our normal routine and spend time with family.  As the kids have gotten older it seems harder than ever to stop the … Continue reading

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