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DIY Kids Advent Calendar [Inspire the Love of Reading]

DIY Advent Calendar

My sweet little grandbaby is really into books right now. As a reading teacher, I can’t tell you how happy this makes me! Sometime back, a former colleague of mine shared how she bought her grandkids a basket full of books to read each night in December. I remember thinking what a great idea that was, but at the time, I wasn’t a grandmother yet. But when our little Evelynn started showing so much interest in books recently, I knew […]

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Cute & Spooky DIY Dollar Tree Halloween Ghost Candles

DIY Dollar Tree Ghost Candles

These cute and spooky DIY Dollar Tree Halloween Ghost Candles are so much fun to make! Plus, they are easy and inexpensive, too! They look super cute on a console table or fireplace mantel during the day. And they get even better at night all lit up as a spooky Halloween centerpiece for your table. How to Make Your Own Ghost Halloween Candles For this fun project you will need: This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Soften the […]

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DIY Easy Halloween Porch Sign Ideas

Easy DIY Halloween Porch Sign

This easy DIY Halloween Porch sign is cute, colorful, and so much fun to make.  Just a piece of wood, some paint, and stencils are all you need to create your own. I am partnering with Dixie Belle Paint Company for this post. Paint and stain were generously provided to me by Dixie Belle, but all ideas and creations are my own. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. When I saw Dixie Belle’s new Halloween and Autumn stencils, […]

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DIY Whimsical Painted Teacher’s Chair

DIY Painted Teacher's Chair

This DIY Whimsical Painted Teacher’s Chair is a fun and easy upcycle project that’s perfect for a back-to-school or teacher appreciation gift. I am partnering with Dixie Belle Paint Company for this post. Paint and supplies were generously provided by Dixie Belle, but all ideas and creations are my own. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. I still had a couple of these old oak dining chairs from my circa 1990s kitchen table. They were solid and sturdy, […]

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DIY Thrift Store Home Decor Makeover Projects

DIY Thrift Store Home Decor Makeover Projects

These amazing thrift store makeovers turned some old candlesticks and a ceramic planter into beautiful new pieces for my home with nothing more than paint and a little bit of creativity. I love hunting around in my local thrift shops for unique pieces and thrifty finds that can be given new life with a little imagination and a little paint.  These ceramic candle sticks and this clay planter are two of my recent thrift store finds.   Of course, I’m […]

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DIY Decoupage Canvas Wall Art Project for Beginners

Decoupage Wall Art Blue Heron

This DIY decoupage canvas wall art project for beginners is a great way to create your own beautiful art piece.  It’s a fun project that even the kids can help with.   While shopping in a thrift store recently, I came across this large canvas hanging sign with wooden frames on the top and bottom edge.  Priced at just $3.49, it was a great budget-friendly option, so I decided to use it for my DIY project. To make your own […]

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Adorable DIY Antique Wooden Highchair Makeover

Vintage high chair makeover

A little TLC and some chalk paint were all I needed for this adorable DIY antique wooden highchair makeover for my sweet little grandbaby. Long before our little granddaughter was born, back when my daughter was just beginning to hint at starting a family, I found this antique high chair on one of our trips to the Kansas City West Bottoms First Friday Weekends. It was literally by the side of the road. We had shopped all day and were […]

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Easy DIY Makeover for an Old Pottery Barn Dresser

Painted Dresser After

Updating old bedroom furniture doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. With a little bit of paint, stain, and wax, this old Pottery Barn dresser got an easy DIY makeover. I am partnering with Dixie Belle Paint Company for this post. Paint and stain were generously provided to me by Dixie Belle, but all ideas and creations are my own. Last year, we were lucky enough to pick up this outdated Pottery Barn dresser on Facebook Marketplace. It was listed […]

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Easy DIY Pantry Organization Ideas

Pantry Organization

Easy pantry organization ideas to help control the clutter, and make sure everything is easily accessible. Organizing and cleaning are my coping strategies when life gets stressful. Anyone else? Pantry organization, in particular, is at the top of the list because when it gets messy, chaos ensues. Welcome to the 2nd Fabulous Friday Link Party Blog Hop. The Fabulous Friday Link Party is where you can find the best posts from dozens of home bloggers every Friday.  Four times a year the […]

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Simple DIY Kids Play Table

This simple DIY Kids Play Table and Chairs is the perfect place for the littles in your life to play games, make crafts, and even have a tea party. Plus, this is a great project no matter what your skill level. This kids’ table began its life as a solid oak end table from a thrift store that was easily upcycled into this sweet little set for my granddaughter’s birthday. This post is sponsored by Dixie Belle Paint Company, but […]

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