How to Make Curtains Longer

Walmart plaid, flat, twin sheet

Hey there!

I couldn't take them any longer.
As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, these curtains were driving me crazy.
This is the room where we spend most of our time... reading, eating, watching tv, blogging...
You name it. It's done here in our family room.
So, it was hard to
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How to Install a Sliding Barn Door - Part 1 - The Track

Hi Friends,
It's been a long time since my last post about the closet makeover. It's sad to say I haven't done much here, not only in the closet, but in the entire room.

That first picture was the one I showed you for the reveal, you can check the post about the closet makeover right HERE.

However, this next picture, with a wider view shows some aspects that I strategically cropped out on the reveal picture.
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Be the Queen of Handmade Christmas this Year!

I know is only the first day of October, when many of you're still thinking on how to decorate your home for Fall, or perhaps for Halloween or Thanksgiving...

And here I am talking about Christmas.

I know, I know...

But you know what?

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DIY Wooden Leaf Placemats and a Blue and Orange Tablescape

Blue lantern with orange berries from Mountain Ash shrub

Hi friends,

I hope you've had a nice weekend. As I told you on Friday's post I was going to be busy with some paint / stained projects and that's exactly what I did. Some of those projects are going to my son's bedroom, they're not quite ready. I was painting the ceiling, walls and doing some cleaning, kinda boring but totally necessary.

Well, all those projects weren't fit for a post yet, so, I tried to put together something much prettier.
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5 DIY Projects You Can Tackle this Weekend

Aren't you guys super excited about these crisp fall days?! I am! It's the perfect time to go outdoors and build or paint something. And that's exactly what I'm doing this weekend. Well, it's a staining project, pretty much the same.

Today, I'm rounding up five great projects from my blogging friends that you can tackle this weekend. Talk about having your home ready for the holidays.  ;)

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How to Repair a Curtain Rod Anchor that got Ripped Out of the Wall

I've been really, really happy with the curtains I've had in my family room/breakfast area for the past -like four/five years- Wow, time flies! That's right, they've been there for that long.

They were custom made during one of my trips to Colombia. I don't know what kind of fabric is that, but it's been good, no fading, and the pleats have stayed nicely in place. Their length was perfect too.

Even though I love them, after so many years I wanted something different, at least for some time.

Back in August I went to Ikea and found some nice curtains that I liked. After vacation and while prepping my home for Fall, I went ahead and removed the grey curtains to bring the new ones on.

Surprise, surprise!

Just a little pull
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Signs from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

My kids were bugging us to visit Universal Orlando, more specifically they wanted to go to the Harry Potter sections of these parks.
Well, there we were this past August, we all had a great time.
This, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter was kind of my favorite. Even though, we experienced a typical Florida thunderstorm which gave us tons of rain,
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10 Gorgeous Fall Home Tours

Happy Friday everyone!

Fall is definitely in the air around these parts, crisp mornings, cool nights and lots of warmth during the day.
Having my home already decorated for the season feels so good. ;)

I'm gonna spend my weekend working on the yard and in the garage. I have lot's of projects going on in my son's room.

But if you're just ready to bring some Fall into your home I have 10 Gorgeous Fall Home Tours from the home tour series organized for Marty @ A Stroll Thru Life.

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