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10 Tips to Create Awesome DIY Floral Wall Art

10 Tips to Create Awesome DIY Floral Wall Art

Aren’t you tired of taking pics that look like you gave your camera to a two-year-old and said, “Here ya go, kid. Have at it!!” HA I have always loved photography with a passion, but sometimes it’s hard pulling off a shot that looks good enough to blow up to a canvas size to decorate your walls with. […]

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How to Make a DIY Foot Scrubber: DIY Gift Ideas!

How to Make a DIY Foot Scrubber: DIY Gift Ideas!

How’s this to shock you: there are only 72 more day until Christmas. GASP! (This year is FLYING). I know…..it’s ludicrous to think. We haven’t even gotten to Halloween and suddenly the holidays are upon us. I admit, I usually don’t like to give gifts at the holidays. The rebel in me fights against the total […]

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How to Make DIY Compass Wall Art Using an Old Clock

How to Make DIY Compass Wall Art Using an Old Clock

If you’re new to Thrift Diving, considering subscribing for more awesome projects   If I were to get another tattoo (yes…I said “another”–don’t ask), I’m convinced I would get a tattoo of a compass. To serve as a visual reminder to never lose your way in life. It would have to be somewhere I could see […]

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Ready for an Outdoor Makeover?

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Ready for an Outdoor Makeover?

Yeah, I am!! I’m sitting at a sports bar at the San Antonio airport, with old school Sade songs blasting through the speakers. Songs I haven’t heard in ages. And with a waitress that borders on rude but who keeps calling people “sugar” and “honey.” I flew in this week for a work conference for […]

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Warming My Freezing House This Winter

Warming My Freezing House This Winter

  A little over a year ago, I got rid of cable. Before I cut the cord, I used to watch an HGTV show called Holmes on Homes, with Mike Holmes (is this show even still on??). He’s this burly contractor who helps homeowners who “bought a lemon” of a house figure out what’s wrong with […]

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What’s Old is New: Retro Kitchens With Big Chill

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What’s Old is New: Retro Kitchens With Big Chill

 This post was sponsored by Big Chill, but of course, all opinions are 100% mine   It’s funny how things are cyclical: hairstyles… clothing… and most definitely home furnishings! Right now, 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s home decor is hot, and with good reason: it was a time when things were well-made, right?? There was a certain […]

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We Have Winners in the August Upgrade Challenge!!!

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We Have Winners in the August Upgrade Challenge!!!

I’m sorry that we’re halfway through September and I’m just now able to randomly select winners (using Random.org) for the August Upgrade Challenge! But now the dust has settled and we have winners!!! Prize #1 – Moen Adjustable Curved Shower Rod Moen was generous to provide me with one of their adjustable curved shower rods for my […]

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