how to make a pumpkin vase

Pumpkin Vase DIY

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apple crisp recipe

My Apple Crisp Recipe

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dixie bell painted chair

An Easy Painted Chair Project

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How to Make a Spring Floral Wreath

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Decor

It’s Not Your Grandma’s Wallpaper

Wallpaper has been revisited lately and it’s not you grandma’s wallpaper.  Of course there is the standard, Waverly print that is reminiscent of  your aunt Jayne’s living room with its bright floral patterns or its boring tone on tone swirly lines.  Today, technology and creativity have really offered up a variety of new ideas and designs. Payton […]

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Decor

Encaustic Tile – Artwork For The Floor

encaustic tile

Originally a fixture on the castle floors of 13th Century Europe, the popular ceramic inlaid tile more commonly known as encaustic tile has seen a few resurgences over the centuries. It was first massed produced during the Gothic Revival period when it caught the attention of craftsman, and rightly so as it is beautiful artwork. […]

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Decor | Tips & Tricks

The 411 on Full Spectrum Paint

full spectrum paint

I left San Francisco armed with my marching orders -pick paint colors.  Thankfully I know my aunt’s color pallet well.  It’s true what they say about people’s homes being decorated in the same colors they tend to wear. She posed an interesting question and asked me about full spectrum paint, of which, I’ll admit, is […]

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Friday Finds

Friday Finds- all things pumpkin

This week’s post, all things pumpkin, was inspired by the return of  the famous pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks. Is there anything better than pumpkin in the fall? 1) Pumpkin Roll- easy to make despite looking complicated.  I found the recipe on the Land O Lakes site. 2) Dress up your front door with this gorgeous […]

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Pot Luck Dinners

potluck suppers

When money is tight how do you entertain?  Do you just forego the chance to host a party or is there an alternative?  I like the idea of a Pot Luck. It’s fun, inexpensive for the host, and brings people together. The term dates back to the 16th century and referred to a dish served […]

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