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14 Ways to Get Organized with DIY Industrial Shelving!

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When we bought the #1905Cottage, the only way to access the laundry room was from the front porch. Sometime in the 1950's or 1960's the then-owners had taken part of the porch and turned it into a laundry room. So it had no heat and the floor was the concrete cement porch. When we remodeled the house, we cut a hole in the west wall of the kitchen and opened up an entrance to the laundry room. We … [Read more...]

Tatertots & Jello: 26 of my Favorite DIY Projects from 2013!!

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First of all, I would like to say thank you so much to everyone who has been reading my blog anytime in the past 6 years. When I started my blog I didn't think I had anything to say. I was at a low point in my life and I never would have imagined how much joy and fulfillment could have come out of this online world. I have gained so much inspiration, met so many wonderful, amazing friends and it … [Read more...]

Make a Fall Leaf Pillow in Minutes!

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Hello, everyone! Amy here from Positively Splendid. I am so glad to be back here at Jen's place to share a super quick and easy project to add a splash of fall to your home decor! To me, there is no better way to quickly update the feel of a space than by adding a few new throw pillows. The great thing about pillows is that they can be DIY'ed for pennies on the dollar of what you would spend to … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 DIY Home Decor Projects!

21 Home Decor Projects

I am on a "home makeover" kick. With the kids in school, I am working on getting my home updated. So I LOVED seeing these creative home decor projects that were linked up this week. Check them out for amazing, affordable and creative ways to update YOUR home's decor!! DIY "Metal" Letters @ Always in Wonder Rustic Wall Shelving Tutorial @ Making Home Base Rope Letters @ Love Grows Wild … [Read more...]

#1905Cottage – New Address Plaque!!

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   I added a new Address Plaque to the 1905 Cottage.    I just love the way it looks by the front door!!  Here's how I created the Address Plaque: … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Details: Make a Cozy Office Nook!

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One of my favorite parts of our new Bedroom Makeover is the office nook we carved out in the room. It's my favorite spot to sit in the mornings and check email. This is our peaceful retreat. I got a lot of questions on the Bedroom Reveal post about the rug and the desk in that area. Both are from one of my favorite furniture sources - DownEast Home. DownEast has amazing clothes, … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Redo Reveal – Pinterest Party & More!

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I'm so excited to show everyone the results of my big Master Bedroom Redo project! As you know, I've been working for the last month on this huge project for the HGTV Home™ fabric and trim Challenge sponsored by Jo-Ann Stores! Tomorrow, August 22 I get to show you the whole room -- the Big Reveal! I've been able to show you how to make corded pillows, easy upholstered chair seats, and … [Read more...]

Make a Summer DIY Tie-Dye Coffee Filter Wreath!

tie dye coffee filter wreath at tatertots and jello

A couple of weeks ago my girls and I had a little tie dying craft afternoon. We made a few different projects! And we had some left over dye, and I started going a little crazy. I wanted to try tie dying all kinds of things. One of the things I grabbed was a box of coffee filters. I tied some rubber bands around a few bunches of filters and poured some different color dyes on them. I was … [Read more...]

Planning a Kitchen Remodel For A Small Space … and 1905 Cottage Kitchen Sneak Peek!

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I am just in love with the 1905 Cottage I'm renovating. While most of the major work is done -- and there's a lot to share with you -- the biggest unfinished piece has been the kitchen. The people who had lived in this cottage before loved it and took good care of it. But it was time to update it. It wasn't bad, but we knew there was something magical underneath. But we had to do some … [Read more...]

FIVE Ways to Keep Your Entryway Clean and Organized!

five ways to organize your entryway

Winter can be a messy time with all of the boots, coats, backpacks and snow tracked all over the house. For many years it seemed like my entryway was constantly piled with these Winter items, not to mention the mess that muddy and salty shoes and boots made as they piled up by the entryway door. Finally I got a handle on the Winter mess and clutter. Here are FIVE ways I have found to keep … [Read more...]