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Cute and Unique Ways to Reuse Eggshells

March 27, 2020
Spring is here and Easter is around the corner, the season of plants in bloom and animals giving birth go hand in hand with eggs, a symbol or rebirth and fertility. Eggs are also associated with Easter, a holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

It's no surprise we love decorating eggs to celebrate the holiday. There are thousands of ways to decorate Easter eggs, and many times those eggs we use are faux eggs. 

I was a bit intrigued on how

Garage Organization Update

March 25, 2020
Garage organization
This garage organization has been a full saga these past couple of months. I make progress on one front, while the other gets completely messed up.

Well friends, I thought of giving you a report on how things are going here in the garage.
And the first thing I have to tell you is... This has been lots of work!

I've been spending a huge amount of time

A New York Type of Room for The Teen Boy

March 23, 2020
Brooklyn Bridge NY art above bed in teen room
Good morning friends,

Last week was one of the longest weeks I've ever experienced in my entire life, and it wasn't because I had to stay home, I love being home. It was a long week for me and I'm sure that it was for you too, because of the uncertainty the world is facing during this pandemic.

While looking through these pictures I took of my son's room over a week ago, it felt so insignificant to post about simple changes to a teen room when our lives are on hold and we're faced with fighting a war against an enemy we can't even see. An enemy that is bringing a large amount of destruction.

And then,

Kitchen Organization That Looks Good - Plate Racks

March 20, 2020
Plate rack on the side of fridge
Organizing and bringing style to your kitchen come hand in hand, and right now is the perfect time to get busy making the heart of your home more functional and classy by installing a plate rack.

A plate rack is a simple storage solution that makes great use of space, while turning your china sets or platters into displaying objects.

All you need is a

Best Tool Storage For Your Garage Or Workshop

March 18, 2020
This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.
Garage tool storage doesn't have to be frustrating!

One of the reasons my garage was a huge mess was because I didn't have a proper system to store all the tools I've been collecting lately. At the end of last year I built a cabinet to store drills and batteries, and it's been a life saver to keep both, drills and batteries in one place + an easy way to charge those batteries. You can check that built right HERE.

However, I still had trouble trying to keep all the small tools and tool accessories, organized. Why? Because I didn't have the proper storage solutions for those tools. Would you believe it if I told you, this plastic organizer you see in the picture below, was what I've been using for the past 10 years to store scissors, blades for many of my tools, chisels, gloves, etc. etc.

YEP.  Pitiful. 😔

Spring Home Tour With Pops of Yellow

March 16, 2020
Hello and welcome!  Spring is almost here and I'm definitely ready for the warmer weather and the pretty colors that mother nature sends our way during this time.

I'm once again thrilled to be part of the Spring Home Tour series hosted by the lovely Marty from A Stroll Thru Life.  Today she's kicking off the tours at her place, if you love traditional decor with a modern and collected twist, then you would absolutely love Marty's home.

Given the circumstances in the world right now and with the advice to stay at home, I believe this is a wonderful opportunity

Freshen Up An Old Piece Of Furniture With Paint

March 13, 2020
a drab, dark hutch is transformed with white paint
Paint is a wonderful way to refresh your home for Spring. The cooler temperatures are perfect to grab a brush or a paint roller and give a wall or an entire room a new color. You can also freshen up a piece of furniture or the front door, or just a simple tray! So many possibilities.

Today I'm sharing with you how to bring new life to a tired piece of furniture. Nothing like a fresh coat of paint to make old, dated furniture look new again, which is what happened to this beautiful hutch. Hard to believe this was a drab and dark piece!

Power On The Go - Ryobi 300-Watt Powered Inverter Generator

March 11, 2020
This post is sponsored by Ryobi Tools.
RYOBI 40-Volt powered inverter
Having a back up power source has always been important and especially nowadays with our dependency on electronics... Computers, tablets, phones, etc.. It's imperative to have a reliable source to power those gadgets if electrical power is unavailable.  Lucky for us, Ryobi came up with this 40 Volt power-source
 
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