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Craft Room

One of my favorite rooms in the house is my craft room! I love crafting and creating all kinds of things and have gone through many “crafting phases” in my life. For the past several years I have been making soaps & body products, it started as a hobby that has now grown into a …

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Vintage Table Restoration

Gateleg tables have been versatile space saving pieces of furniture since the 16th century. A gateleg, or drop leaf, table features a narrow center section as the base of the table. There are one or two large hinged sections which are supported by legs that swing out like a gate to make a much larger …

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Pantry Organization

I admit it, my heart skips a beat browsing through organization supplies! Even though I love organization, I am definitely guilty of hiding messes behind doors and pretending it doesn’t exist. My pantry was a victim of my messy streak. I started out so strong with it! Replacing the rusted open pantry doors & building …

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How to Style Kitchen Rails

Pot rails are a popular way to organize & display often used items in the kitchen. There are as many ways to style and use pot rails as there are chefs! Some people like to utilize them to keep cooking utensils handy, some are purely decorative, some are a mix of the two. They can …

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Office

My husband and I have been married for over half of my life. He is amazing and always super supportive of all my crazy dreams. When I told him I wanted to get some chickens a decade ago he might have looked at me strange but said “let’s do it”. I kept adding more chickens, …

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Pie Safe Cabinet Door

I love the look of antique pie safes! In the 18th & 19th century a pie safe was considered a “must have” item in every American kitchen. Before the advent of ice boxes, people would use a pie safe to store pies, baked goods, and other perishable foods. The shelves were often perforated and the …

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Quick & Easy Kitchen Stool Slipcovers

I loved the look of our upholstered kitchen stools when I bought them. For about 2 weeks. Then I remembered that I have kids and pets. I am really not sure what I was thinking buying a light colored linen upholstered seat! I guess I thought my kids are teenagers, maybe it will be safe. …

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$600 Farmhouse Kitchen Transformation

The kitchen is arguably one of the most important rooms in the house. Everyone gathers there, meals are cooked, laughs are exchanged. I have a love/hate relationship with my kitchen. I love all the natural light it gets. I love how large the room is. I love the potential. I hate the layout. I hate …

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DIY Stenciled Backsplash

Do you have a boring drywall backsplash in your kitchen? Adding a backsplash really makes the room feel finished. It’s like jewelry for your kitchen! I know a major kitchen renovation is coming in a few years. I plan to completely change the layout when we renovate. I don’t want to spend very much money …

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