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My $10 Thrifted Outfit

My $10 Thrifted Outfit

ShareTweet  I have to admit that not everything I buy is cheap. Or from a thrift store. But I guess that’s why I’m able to splurge on some things: because when you save a bunch, you can spend a bunch on other things you love, right? Well, this is one of those times when I […]

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How to Stencil a Thrifted Table

How to Stencil a Thrifted Table

ShareTweet  Last month I did something that was pretty crazy. Insane, actually. I took this room, which was my pathetic laundry room…… BEFORE   …and challenged myself to do a total overhaul in just 30 days….. AFTER I transformed it as part of my 30-Day June Room Challenge, where I challenged myself and my readers […]

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The June Room Challenge Winners Are…..

The June Room Challenge Winners Are…..

ShareTweet  I feel terrible that it’s the middle of July and I’m just now able to choose the random winners of the 30-Day June Room Challenge that took place last month! I got back from the Haven Conference in Atlanta (the #1 conference for DIY’ers) and my long “To Do” list just got longer. I’m stressed. […]

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5 Reasons It’s NOT Stupid to Attend Blogging Conferences

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5 Reasons It’s NOT Stupid to Attend Blogging Conferences

ShareTweet [Getting our dance on at Haven 2013, Atlanta, GA. Photo courtesy Ryobi Tools]   Sometimes people give me a perplexed look when I divulge that I’m a blogger. But other times, people toss an amused “you-gotta-be-kidding-me” smile when I tell them I’m a blogger. To tell them I pay money to travel around the […]

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My Totally Outdated Bathroom!

My Totally Outdated Bathroom!

ShareTweet  What I’m about to show you isn’t pretty…. I can imagine your face scrunched up with a look of disbelief and judgement. How could I let this bathroom go so long looking this badly outdated? Much less for it to be displayed on my blog for the whole world to see! Last week I showed you […]

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BEFORE & AFTER: Jessica’s Gorgeous Narrow Half Bathroom!

BEFORE & AFTER: Jessica’s Gorgeous Narrow Half Bathroom!

ShareTweet I bet many of us have bathrooms like this in our house (like MINE!!!!). Jessica joined the 30-Day June Room Challenge last month because she was updating her narrow half bath. This is what it looked like just over 30 days ago!!! Unbelievable…..  BEFORE   AFTER!!! I don’t know what it was about the […]

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BEFORE & AFTER: Dawna’s Magazine-Perfect Bedroom Makeover!

BEFORE & AFTER: Dawna’s Magazine-Perfect Bedroom Makeover!

ShareTweet  When Dawna from That Country Place signed up for the 30-Day June Room Challenge, she was coming with a blank slate. I couldn’t image what she would be creating here… But I was about to find out. And I’m utterly blown away! This here was her guest bedroom about 30 days ago. BEFORE AFTER! […]

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