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#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!

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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!

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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...]

Make an Outdoor Instagram Wreath

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Hey There! We're Monica and Jess from East Coast Creative Blog.  We're best friends that are committed to keeping it real as we blog together about all things DIY.  We're beyond flattered to be contributing here at TT&J and we hope this year we'll bring you even a fraction of the inspiration that Jen dishes out on a daily basis! I don't know about you, but Jess and I are pretty … [Read more...]

YOUR Best DIY Projects of 2012!!

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It's been SO much fun seeing all of YOUR favorite projects from 2012!! I'm still going through the links, but I just had to share these 45 amazing DIY projects that were linked up.  If you are looking for a project to spruce up your home in 2013, be sure to check out these fabulous tutorials!!   Beautiful Wall of Built-Ins @ Just a Girl Herringbone Dresser @ The Golden Sycamore Add … [Read more...]

Easy Decorating DIY — Make Taped and Painted Pillows in ANY Pattern!!

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I have used stencils to create patterns on pillows, so I thought it would be fun to try creating patterns on pillow with tape. I used ScotchBlue Painter's Tape to make these pillows. And it couldn't be easier to create one-of-a-kind pillows this way. Here's what you need: … [Read more...]

Make a Duvet Cover from a Fabric Shower Curtain!

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Have you ever had a project in your mind and then you just can't find what you are looking for? That's what I ran into with my guest room redo. For the bedding I knew I wanted a grey duvet cover that had some ruffles but not too many - so it wouldn't be too "girly". And I wanted it to be a plain color so I could make some graphic pillows to go with the bedding. I looked and looked and couldn't … [Read more...]