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DIY Paint & Glitter Candle Holder

I had this square votive sitting around collecting dust and decided to try to give it a facelift.  Up close, it kind of looks like an elementary school project, but when you stick a candle in it and hide it on a shelf, you can’t really tell how clumsy I am when it comes to […]

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DIY: Spray Paint and Glitter Bottles

I spent way too much time on Pinterest last weekend.  So much time, in fact, that I mistakenly started to believe I was capable of re-creating some of the DIY projects I’ve pinned in the past.  Mike and I had a few empty glass bottles sitting in the kitchen and I wanted to paint them. […]

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DIY: Succulent box & planter

Based on my last few DIYs you’d think the only crafts I ever do involve corks.  That won’t be the case anymore.  I officially used the last of them for this one! This is another quick & dirty DIY – the results will vary depending on your time dedication vs. your desire for instant gratification. […]

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DIY: Corky Christmas Craft

Bah Humbug, you say.  Christmas is 5 months away, you say.  WHO CARES, I say.  I am already getting prepared for the best season of the year! Hobby Lobby has their Christmas decor out.  It’s like they are pandering directly to me.  I picked up two little floral accents (I think they count as floral? […]

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DIY: Chip Clips & Fridge Magnets

I have seen a ton of variations of this little project all over the internet so by no means am I trying to take credit for this.  I’m sure the pilgrims were decorating their clothes pins, too.  I am fairly certain there are no new/original ideas left in the universe. Mike and I are unique […]

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DIY: Make-up Table Vanity

Before & After So Mike had this nightstand before we met.  He was using it as a nightstand. Weird.  Apparently it’d been painted and at one point he used the top of it to write down phone numbers (in the time before iPhones).  Have I mentioned he’s old? Anyway, once my furniture moved in we […]

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Revamp your old lamp

So, part of the latest living room update was a little change in decor.  I really proved my blogger gumption and tested the heck out of my spray painting abilities.  Bloggers love spray paint. One of my favorite additions was this antique store find: I call him Sir Fidel.  I think he’s supposed to be […]

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DIY iPhone Holder

On Saturday I woke up with the urge to craft.  Naturally I was the first person in Hobby Lobby when they opened that morning, and I walked around idly until I figured out what I wanted to make. Mod Podge has always been an alluring substance – is it glue? Is it paint? Is it […]

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A DIY Project

Exactly 3 months ago, we got engaged. =) Side note: Gena started a blog – if you have any input at all on your previous or current employment, go leave her a comment HERE. Mike was working last night for some LAME reason, so I decided, instead of planting my happy rear-end on the couch […]

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