Wednesday

How to Stop Refilling the Soap Dispenser


Hey there!

Don't you hate the moment... After pushing and pushing that soap dispenser trying to get the lasts bits of soap out of it, you realized no matter what, you just need to go and REFILL it?!

Well, like you and me, there are tons of people who hate that task. And perhaps, this post might encourage you to do it sooner rather than later. ;)

I saw this
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Monday

DIY - Little Wooden Buoys


With Summer months approaching faster than we think, I thought of putting together some small projects to decorate the home and have it ready for those lazy days ahead.

Today's project: A set of little buoys that will give your home a coastal feel.

The best part is, you're going to tap on all those little pieces of wood that keep on accumulating in your workshop, and end up with a cute project to decorate your home or to use as Summer gifts.
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Friday

10 Bathrooms that Rock a Shiplap Treatment


According to Wikipedia, Shiplap is a type of wooden board that is commonly used in the construction of barns, sheds, outbuildings, and inexpensive or seasonal homes.

Well, this horizontal style of wood paneling it's the hot wall treatment right now, thanks to the
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Wednesday

Upcycled Plant Markers for your Garden


Hi friends,

I'm excited to be collaborating with some very talented blogging friends in what we're calling, the Creative DIY Team, bringing you lots of home and garden DIY ideas that you can incorporate in your own home.

For this month's challenge, HERB - GARDEN PROJECTS, I've decided to make EASY- UPCYCLED Garden Markers.

At the end of this post you will find the links to the other projects my friends have tackled.
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Monday

Lamp Shade Makeover


Hi friends,

How was your weekend? I hope you've had a good one. Mine was great.

Even though we had more rain, I managed to work a bit in the garden, some planting and the starting of a new garden bed.

Today's project is an upcycled. This is one more of those items exhumed from the garage during my latest clean up. Yep, I'm on a roll. :)
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Friday

10 Stunning Outdoor Spaces


Summer weather is around the corner, though for some of you, warm weather is year round. 
It's now the perfect time to go through our outdoor spaces to fix what is damage, and to make plans or build that beautiful retreat that would provide shelter when the scorching heat sets in.

I've been at it for a while but sadly, I haven't accomplished much. :(

This year I'm trying to create a patio. I think that's the easiest and most economical solution for me right now. The deck
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Wednesday

Reader's Kitchen Projects

white kitchen with blue island and green shades

Hi friends,

It warms my heart when I receive an e-mail from one of you, my dear readers, telling me you just finished a project that was inspired by some of my work.

Yes, that makes me very HAPPY!

That's perhaps, the first goal I set long ago, when I started this blog: To share my projects with you, and to try to give you a detailed description of what was done, so you too, can accomplish that same project on you own.

Closing the empty space above the cabinets made a huge difference in my kitchen, and is one of the projects that has inspired
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Monday

Flea Market Time

 old chair with wooden details, rosettes in legs, green upholstered fabric with little red flowers

Hi friends,

This past Saturday was the day to grab all the stuff that's been cluttering the garage and basement and try to go and sell it at the flea market.

Yep, the cleaning of the shelves in the garage was the starting point. There were so many items we no longer use. Lots of toys my kids hadn't touch in yeeeears, dishes and containers that I no longer use because my taste has changed, and even, flea market finds I didn't use at all.

This is how the van looked when we arrived early Saturday:
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