Monday

DIY - Wooden Barn Quilt

red and white wooden barn quilt made out of ¼" plywood material


Hi friends,

I kept myself busy working on my dining room project all week. The ceiling is done, crown molding done. I'm almost ready to paint the entire thing. I need to get the pics from my phone to share the progress with you. That would be soon.

For now, I'm gonna share this little project I managed to tackled in between all the major things going on. I can't wait to start decorating for Christmas, and this quilt is the one to go a top my fireplace in the family room.
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Wednesday

The Bench - Built-ins Part 5


Hi there!

Getting ready for Thanksgiving? I hope you all have a wonderful day. I'm going to spend it over at my SIL's house. She always has great food. ;)

I wanted to give you the details about the bench before heading into the holiday. If you're new here, you can check the previous posts about this project, the built-ins in the dining room, here:
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Monday

Stuff We Love - Holiday Edition


Hey there!

It was a busy weekend, I was trying to move faster than usual working on the dining room project, it's almost done. I'm almost at the painting stage, which is kind of the last part, so this week is going to be a busy one too.  I hope you've had a more enjoyable weekend than mine and hey, can you believe Thanksgiving is here?!

Today I'm joining my friend Sarah - Thrifty Decor Chick and a bunch of lovely bloggers for this year's edition of Stuff We Love. I hope you can find great ideas for those hard-to-buy-for people on your list and hey, why not, even for yourself!

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Thursday

The Shelves - Built-Ins Part 4

how to make shelves for a built-in

Well, I'm back!

Here are the links for previous posts about this project - Built-ins in the dining room:

Part 1 : The Starting Point
Part 2:  The Base Cabinets
Part 3:  The Decorative Toekick

For these shelves I used a sheet of plywood for the sides and asked the guys there,at Home Depot to cut the four pieces- lengthwise.
At home I made sure they were all the same size. Their width's about 11½".  Same thing for the shelves.
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Monday

DIY - Stocking Holder & The Home Depot Virtual Party

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.
White and Red Christmas presents on bench with moose on top and Christmas tree on the background


Yaaay, it's party time!

As I told you in my previous post, the Home Depot is offering this free workshop to build the stocking holder in the picture below next Saturday, November 19th at all of their locations for do-it-youlselfers of all ages and experience levels.

But, this post is about the reveals, yep! Today, twenty-something bloggers are revealing their own take to the same stocking holder project.
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Friday

DIY - Decorative Toe Kick - Built-Ins Part 3


It's being a while since my last post about the built-ins. But, that doesn't mean I haven't been working on it.  In fact, that's precisely the reason why this post is so late.

The last post ended with the above picture... The bases installed and face frames done, and me, starting to play with the idea of a toe kick.

I used simple graph paper to trace the design, and that design was inspired by the work done in this beautiful kitchen - picture below.
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Wednesday

Thanksgiving Vignettes Tour

Thanksgiving vignettes - Fall decor with Thankful tree

I'm so happy and honored to be joining the fabulous ladies of Thoughts of Home on Thursday for a week of Stunning Thanksgiving Vignettes.

I'm wishing a warm welcome to all of you visiting from At Home with Jemma, I'm sure you all enjoyed Jemma's gorgeous table.

As many of you already know, I'm a crazy
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Tuesday

Let's Give Thanks Sign and Free Printable

canvas painted with black Sharpie for Thanksgiving


Last week while working in the garage I noticed some canvases that had been in there for almost a year. 

My daughter brought them home after saving them from the landfill when someone at school was getting rid of them.
She's learned a lesson or two. ;) 

They weren't pretty, but
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