How NOT To Shop For A Sofa

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yesterday It first really hit me the morning that the Better Homes and Gardens Do It Yourself Magazine folks were coming.  The Sofa.  The poor sofa was begging for mercy.  We bought this sofa about eight years ago and I still absolutely love it.  It was one of the best purchases we’ve ever made.  I […]

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Making the Most of Summer Surfaces

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You know how I love my cleared off surfaces.  I think empty surfaces are the key to a clutter free, clean and organized house.  But I don’t keep the surfaces clear just so they can be empty all the time. I keep them clear so  that they are ready for us to use them and […]

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Chalkboards 3 Ways

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I’m not a fair weather chalkboard fan.  I use chalkboards in different ways in my house and I thought I’d do a post here to round them all up all nice and neat in one place. Pin It

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The Little Things

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Sometimes I’m itching for a little update in my house but when I look around I see lots of tiny 5-45 minute project that I could do.  And then I put them off because they don’t seem fun.  But ever since I first made the No Sew Fur Covered Chair, I wished I hadn’t distressed […]

Using Plants in Your Home Part 4 :: Terrariums

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Twig This is part 4 of a planty series read parts don’t forget to read parts 1, 2 & 3 in any order. DoodleBirdie Tiny terrariums are my newest obsession. If you’ve been around these parts since the beginning you might remember my huge terrarium on a stand that I’ve had both inside and out. […]

Using Plants in Your Home Part 2

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This is part two in a little micro series on using plants in your home, read part 1 here. The other day, in part 1, I showed off all the plants in my home. Now I’d like to try to convince you that it’s worth risking killing a plant in hopes that it will live […]

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Using Plants in Your Home Part 1

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A few of you have asked about some of the plants I have sitting around so let’s talk about them.  I thought we’d split this post into two parts, today I’ll show entirely too many photos of how I use plants around our downstairs (I hardly have any upstairs right now) and then in the […]

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Baby Steps

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Sometimes I have an idea and it just doesn’t work…. A few weeks ago I figured it would be fun to make my owl into my own version of this owl lamp.  I was so confident it would work I went ahead and bought the light kit.  It took a few weeks to find the […]

Bed Update

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A few weeks ago I showed you a similar bed that was supposed to be in the Nesting Place Joss & Main sale.  Unfortunately, there was low stock so it couldn’t be included.  But many of you asked about it and I wanted to let you know about today’s sale:: The Tufted Collection.  This lovely […]

Salt and Pepper of a Home

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In her book A Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of a Misspent Life Mary Randolph Carter says “Music is the salt and pepper of an evening” I couldn’t agree more. Although I would take it one step further, Music is the Salt and Pepper of a Home.  When I’m in a melancholy mood I’ll […]

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