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How To Cut Burlap Fabric – Easy Tutorial

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A recent trip to the fabric store for some burlap fabric had an unexpected lesson in how to cut burlap. Burlap is trending, and being used more and more for the beauty of its natural fiber. Many home decor enthusiasts will find this a helpful tip when working with this fabric for indoor and outdoor […]

Christmas Home Decor – Ribbon, the Perfect Accent

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Whether your interest in home accessorizing is centered around your interior home, your outdoor home, or both, you know what a beautiful ribbon can add to certain projects, whether you’re using it for a bow with long curling tails or for just a wisp of color. Not just any ribbon, mind you, but a ribbon […]

Stop Here, Santa! A Christmas Decorating Idea

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We really love being creative with paints, colors, and various decorating materials, and fabrics. We did a wall plaque for the fall season, and we liked making it so much that we were inspired to do another one for the Christmas season. The theme of this plaque was inspired by a gingerbread house that one […]

Christmas Decorating Idea – Holly & Berry Accent Tree

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Everyday we’re feeling more and more of the Christmas spirit, and thinking about Christmas decorating. It’s always fun to come up with a creative idea for making something new to add to the decorations that you already have. This little holly and berry tree is perfect for anyone who has a porch or outdoor covered […]

Fall Outdoor Decorating Idea – Harvest Basket

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In the spirit of fall decorating, we  created this pretty fall accent piece – a harvest basket. Little decor projects like this are easy to make, and they add such a warm feel where they are used – perfect for that table on your porch.    All we needed to purchase were a few supplies, […]

Decorative Welcome Plaque for Fall

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Are you looking for outdoor fall decorating ideas ? Here’s a fall decorative plaque we made, and we wanted to share the idea with anyone looking for a little seasonal decorating inspiration for an entry feature for a front porch, or for something to hang on the front door. We kept the message simple with […]

A Change to the Fence Design & a Trip to the Garden Center

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A change order needed to be made for the new fence (I decided to use 6×6 posts instead of 4×4), and it was mailed to the contractor. Then a road trip to New Albany, Ohio to visit a landscape nursery was on the agenda, to check out what plants they had in stock for the […]

The Fireworks Door Wreath – Patriotic Wreath Idea

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Are you looking for a patriotic wreath idea to decorate your front door with for the 4th of July holiday celebrations? This welcoming wreath has it all – Red, White, and Blue, stars, stripes, and sparkle!  Our wreath got it’s’ Fireworks’ name after the sparkley star spray was made – it reminded us of fireworks […]

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