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Poached Chicken

Am I the only one who doesn’t like the taste of reheated or leftover chicken? I mean, when I make a salad in the middle of the day and I pull out leftover chicken to add to it, I’m just like “yuck”. Am I the only one? (Tell me I’m not!) Well, no more! Now I… 

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Ana White Farmhouse Table

Have you seen this farmhouse table? image from Country Living Magazine/photo by Lucas Allen Didn’t you fall in love with it the second you saw it? We sure did. Its straight lines, rustic feel, simple design. It looks an awful lot like… Well that would be because we used Ana White’s Farmhouse Table plan to… 

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Modern Country Dining Room Reveal

It’s finally time. GAH! We’re so excited! We’ve teased you for a couple of weeks with little hints of a big project. We’ve shared our cloth napkins, our reused step back cupboard, our chandelier and even our no sew drop cloth curtains. But now we’re going to show you the whole thing! Our Modern Country… 

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Easy Fall Decorating

Have you ever felt like decorating your house for each season was just craziness? Like it was just way too much work? All mess and no fun? Uh-huh. Been there. Done that. BUT… Did you know that decorating for each new season doesn’t have to turn into a full-blown redecorating job? That you don’t actually… 

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Create Custom Canvas Prints with Printapic

Does anyone else remember taking photos developed from film? At the risk of aging myself… The photography classes I took in college required film and darkroom development. Our wedding photos were shot with a 35mm camera. Even all of our kids baby photos are prints and film. Yeah, we’re that old. But we have (obviously) totally embraced digital now… 

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Post and Beam French Country Kitchen

Built in 1986-87, Judith’s house is a post and beam house with natural pine exposed beams and ceilings. The original kitchen was transformed from a dark room into a bright, cheerful space by painting the cabinetry white and adding touches of French Country decor. Visit Botanic Bleu for more of Judith’s Post and Beam French… 

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No Sew Pennant Banner

I am such a fan of pennants, banners and buntings!  They add such a festive, whimsical touch to every room. We’ve made many banners for different occasions  – even just because! Here’s how we made our summer banners using scrap and sample fabrics. Supplies: hemp string or ribbon scrap fabric hot glue gun and glue… 

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Long-Awaited Kitchen Reno

Marsha’s new kitchen was a huge undertaking. What started out as a little project to replace some wallpaper turned into months of extensive renovations. But Marsha couldn’t be happier with the results. Visit Marsha Sefcik Interiors for more of Marsha’s Long-Awaited Kitchen Reno.

Paper Airplane Themed Nursery

Corey wanted a room that would grow with her little boy so she kept the walls light and added bold pattern choices and timeless paper airplanes as the main “theme.” The stripes on the ceiling are Corey’s favorite part and add a ton of character. Visit Tiny Sidekick for more of Corey’s Paper Airplane Themed… 

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A Townhouse Kitchen

This was a long renovation working with a contractor who would not always listen but in the end it was worth it. Ingrid now has a beautiful kitchen where she spends most of her days with here family of 3. Visit Now At Home Mom for more of Ingrid’s Townhouse Kitchen.

Coastal Living Room

Everything in Marsha’s coastal living room is either a big box store purchase or a deal from kijiji. Marsha even made all four custom Roman shades herself  for about $100! Visit Marsha Sefcik Interiors for more of Marsha’s Coastal Living Room.


No Sew Drop Cloth Curtains

We’ve been showing you bits and pieces of our new dining room for the last little while. (The whole reveal is now here.) In the meantime, we have another really simple project for you. Supplies: 4’x15′ canvas drop cloth scissors hem tape iron ironing board curtain rod curtain rings with clips You can also get everything… 

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I’m Back from Haven Conference!

Hello sweet friends! I’m so sorry I didn’t have a post for you yesterday (and this one is pretty late today). I was totally exhausted from the Haven Conference. I may or may not have stayed in my pajamas until noon. And then I may or may not have lazed around on the couch for the… 

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