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12 Christmas Decorating Crafts

12 Christmas Decorating Crafts

It may seem early – but the Holidays will be here before you know it! And anyone who knows me knows that this girl (pointing to self) can hardly wait! Here are 12 Christmas Decorating Crafts to get you inspired and ready to decorate. Pinecone and Rusty Jingle Bell Wreath | Vintage Sheet Music Ball Ornaments | Snowflake Embroidery… 

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Grasscloth and Coral Master Bedroom

Imagine what a little competition can do for your creativity! Sarah and her hubby David created a feature wall and dramatic headboard as part of an online contest and were left with a stunning Grasscloth and Coral Master Bedroom for their efforts! Visit Sarah M. Dorsey Designs for more of Sarah’s Grasscloth and Coral Master… 

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A Teensie-Tiny Bit of Dining Room Progress

We’ve made the littlest bit of progress in the dining room. No, we still don’t have a real (non-folding) table. Dean is going to get to that sometime between now and Canadian Thanksgiving. Right, honey? But we do have a dining room chandelier that I adore. It is THE ONE. I originally saw it at The… 

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#CB2 Novogratz Brasil Sweepstakes

This post brought to you by CB2. All opinions are 100% mine. Y’all know we typically love subdued laid-back colors around Chez Acheson, right? However, the newly debuted line by CB2 and Novogratz duo (you know, Robert and Courtney from TV?) has got us thinking twice and picturing something a little more bold for this time… 

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Friday Love List

It’s a long weekend! It’s a long weekend! Who else is excited? Check out these fun finds and projects… The Sewing Loft via The Shabby Creek Cottage It is Well With My Soul by Dear Lillie Lamp made from a broken table! via Blue Roof Cabin. Building in the fridge via Keeping It Cozy Based… 

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Walk This Way – DIY Walkway Ideas

Does anyone remember our quest to improve our old bungalow’s curb appeal last summer? You know, before we knew we were selling the house and moving. Do you remember how cool it was that The Home Depot sponsored our project by giving us gift cards while we did the sweaty work? Well, we sure remember!… 

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Eclectic Tween Girl’s Room

Julie painted the walls a light lavender and added in brightly colored accents. She made some of the wall art herself, re-painted Goodwill frames, ordered things from Etsy and purchased others from places like Hobby Lobby. Julie made curtains from fabric her daughter chose. Julie ended up with a room that works for her today… 

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Modern Transitional Kitchen

Wanda painted all the kitchen cabinets white including the island. With the natural lighting and white ceramic flooring, she decided to paint the island espresso to warm up the kitchen. Visit Recreate and Decorate for Wanda’s Modern Transitional Kitchen.

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Coffee Table Makeover (a DIY project)

Once upon a time we had this really cute country coffee table – complete with dusty pine surface and the oh-so infamous heart cutouts that were rabidly popular “back in the day”. It was still a useful coffee table, but it just wasn’t stylish anymore. A coffee table makeover was desperately needed. So we “upcycled” it… 

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Warm Transitional Family Room

Wanda’s family is a military family and when they bought a new home they needed furniture for their large family room. Being military, you never get to live in housing this large! Wanda was inspired by all of the light and airy colors and decor and knew that this would be the perfect room for that… 

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The Living Room

As of tomorrow we will have been living in this house for 5 months. We still have several projects on the go, including an almost completed boy’s bedroom, dining room and kitchen. With nothing more accomplished in these spaces, and our list of things to do outside this summer growing longer by the minute, I… 

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French Traditional Entryway

Christina painted a french provincial dresser that she found for $25 at a flea market and added it to her entryway. Along with some decor to spice up a rather boring and long entry way. She says she still needs to add some colorful accessories in rugs and may add some board and batten, but… 

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Friday Love List

Hello, my friends. How was your week this week? Are you glad it’s Friday? Since it’s not too far into May yet, you should all check out my friend Lucy’s free watercolor desktop calendar. And check out KariAnne’s handmade spoon necklace! Did you know that once upon a time I made soap and room spray… 

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