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I Hope They’ll Covet This Wine Cork Trivet

In Honor of the Dare to DIY Challenge levied by Decor and the Dog with Maybe Matilda, NewlyWoodwards, and Two Twenty One, I spent the weekend finally getting on a few projects that are a bit more holiday appropriate.  Including getting my DIY Gifting on, along with this project – The Wine Cork Trivet. While… Continue reading I Hope They’ll Covet This Wine Cork Trivet

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Merry Milk Glass Mantle

December starts tomorrow.  I think it’s ok to break out the Christmas decorations now.  Only that usually means starting with a mess like this. Sadly that was about halfway through me dragging everything out and deciding what I’d use.  Most of it is a collection of hand-me-downs, save for the tube of ornaments (target dollar… Continue reading Merry Milk Glass Mantle

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From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche

You know those moments.  You’re walking along minding your own business when BAAM you’re hit with inspiration.  Well while on a recent trip to the Pittsburgh Habitat ReStore I found this ugly old lamp.  (At left in the ‘before’ part of the Pinterest worthy pic) We’ve all read in blogland about boob lights, right?  Well… Continue reading From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche

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The Turkey Hangover Means Now You Can Play Christmas Music.

I try to resist getting into Christmas too early because otherwise, by the time the old man in the red suit drops off a few packages at our house, I’m ready to rip all the decorations down and end up being more Scrooge and less Jolly than I’d like to be. But once the bird… Continue reading The Turkey Hangover Means Now You Can Play Christmas Music.