Category Archives: Organization

Natalie’s Back Entry Revealed!

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Well the lockers painted up beautifully.  Ryan used our favorite spray paint, Rust-o-leum Painters Touch, Heirloom White on them and they look like brand new!  I did a little rearranging and a couple simple diy crafts to give it some personality.  Stay tuned for the tutorials on my name tags and display board.  Hope you […]

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Natalie’s Back Entry Needs a Makeover

When we bought our 1913 farm house, we didn’t have kids yet.  Most of the work we did on the home was cosmetic with an exception of adding a new foundation, added a powder room to the main floor, and some rearranging in the kitchen.  We were limited on options so did the best we […]

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Drawer Magazine Holder Tutorial


As an Interior Designer, I am constantly collecting magazines for inspiration.  My favorite part of the day is when I get to sip my morning coffee while browsing at my decorating magazines.  A while back I found this cute drawer at a yard sale for $12.  This was a little more than what I’d usually […]

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Thinking Outside the Box…


Some of my most rewarding projects are ones that required thinking outside of the box a little.  When searching for a t.v. stand, I found that they were often very basic so I decided I needed to search for a different solution.  I came to the conclusion that dining room buffets make great media stands.  […]

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Place Cards

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When setting the table, it is a nice touch to have pretty place settings and name cards.  Here are a couple of ideas… Download the Place Card PDF HERE. I love to fill my house and tables with fresh flowers and fruit… Below, I used the top of an old barrel for a charger to […]

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Fabric Magnetic Board Tutorial


Kim and I both seem to have problems remembering to photograph random projects and their tutorials.  When we get a rush of creativity (and a spare minute to put it to use) we often just get caught up in the moment and forget to grab our cameras.  I can’t tell you how many times we’ve […]

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Burlap Baskets DIY

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These baskets are so simple and useful!  …but if you don’t want to sew ‘em, buy ‘em! Click HERE to go to the shop and purchase your new set of 2 burlap baskets.  We will also have plenty at the Cottage Sale. Here’s how it is done… STEP 1: Cut your parts.  You will need […]

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Pallet Wood Basket Tutorial

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I fell in love with this rustic basket and hooks mounted on wood that I found at HomeGoods..  They were the perfect functional accessories for my client’s bath redo. When I brought them home from HomeGoods, my husband looked them over and thought he’d try making a version of his own.  I found him a […]

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