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Cozy and Warm Christmas Bedroom

Thanks to Bed Bath & Beyond, I gave my master bedroom a Cozy and Warm Christmas Bedroom makeover, complete with new bedding and pillows!  See how you can create your own cozy room! – – – – – – It’s no s...
by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs on Dec 13, 2016

Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour

Welcome to my Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour, I’m so happy to have you here!  My home tour is 1 of 29 Canadian Holiday Home Tours hosted by the lovely Christina of The DIY Mommy!  29 homes…isn’t that amazing?!  I hope you c...
by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs on Dec 8, 2016

5 Minute Christmas Mason Jar Candles

These 5 Minute Christmas Mason Jar Candles are a simple and quick DIY!  They’re perfect for a Christmas table setting! – – – – – – – I really love projects that are simple to make, require really no t...
by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs on Dec 5, 2016

Alternative Energy And The Need For A Proper Storage Technology

Alternative Energy And The Need For A Proper Storage Technology A number of alternative energy technologies have been developed or are under development for electric power applications,  This is the future that we can safely... The post Alternative...
by Health and Finance Today on Sep 3, 2016

What I’m learning about art in my home

Life is too short to have empty walls.  True story.  Here’s what I’m learning about art in my home. – – – – – – – For years I didn’t hang much of anything on the walls in my home.  I left...
by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs on Aug 21, 2016

Back to School Tips to Manage Your Crazy Mornings

Next week my kids head back to school. YES and DOUBLE YES! They will hate that I’m saying that but after two long summer months it’s time to get back to the school thing. And to celebrate that, I’m going to remind my kids (and all of you who ar...
by Luke1428 on Aug 3, 2016

Accidents Happen: A Medicine Cabinet Checklist For The Home

Your medicine cabinet is empty. Time to stock up, but on what? Here are some of the essentials you need. Write them down before you walk into the store.   First Aid Stuff No one likes to think about an accident happening, but it happens. A prope...
by The Fashionable Housewife on Aug 1, 2016

Vintage Tin Dollhouse Repurposed Into Birdhouse

This is either a post about a vintage tin dollhouse, 1960’s Marx variety.  Or a super cool birdhouse.  Or both. But let’s start at the beginning . . . That green ladder is the one I showed you back in March in my Wooden Ladders As Garde...
by House of Hawthornes on Jul 27, 2016

Your Mental To Do List Before Starting a Room Addition

So you’ve made all your plans and crunched the numbers and are finally ready for a room addition. That’s great news! But are you sure you know what to expect for the next couple months? Most homeowners think they know exactly what is comi...
by Luke1428 on Jul 5, 2016

Easy DIY Patio Lights

String patio lights around your deck or patio space to make a magical nighttime garden retreat! – – – – – – For as long as I can remember I have wanted to string patio lights around my deck but just never got arou...
by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs on Jun 29, 2016

Summer Master Bedroom Refresh

Refresh your master bedroom for summer with simple and easy changes like new bedding, fresh flowers and cheery art! – – – – – – – I am a big fan of changing up the decor in my home with each season.  I lov...
by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs on Jun 28, 2016

Adding Western Decor To The Home

Image from Pampa.com  It has taken me many months to determine what type of decor features I add to the house, to give it the “feel” I’m going for.  I struggled with elements of farmhouse and industrial not wanting to take it too...
by Cashmere & Camo on Jun 27, 2016

Gifts for Alternative Women

Gifts for Alternative Women Gifts for Alternative Women You Never Would Have Thought Of Buying gifts can either be supremely easy or extremely difficult. Even if you know someone well, it's not always simple to pick something they will love. You...
by The Things Women Want on Jun 21, 2016

Upcycle Project: Writing Bureau

Taking on an upcycle project is something I have considered for a while, but never been brave enough to do it. Then I decided that I really needed a desk to work from, but with space being tight, I needed something small and that can tuck away. My gr...
by Confessions of a SAHM on May 16, 2016

How to make the most of your home decorating budget

Now that I actually have a home decorating budget…haha… I’ve been trying to make the absolute most out of it.  I know we all try to stretch that lovely dollar when it comes to our homes and families, and decorating can oftentimes t...
by The Bold Abode on May 12, 2016

How to buy a sofa online – and what I chose for the new family room!

You guys!  I can’t believe it.  My sectional finally arrived, and it’s seriously made such a huge impact in, not only the room, but our lives as a family. I never thought I would actually figure out how to buy a sofa online.  I’...
by The Bold Abode on May 2, 2016

Vintage Kitchen Goodness

I was able to get out to some sales last weekend, so I thought I’d show you what caught my eye. Did you know this was a nut grinder?  I did not when I bought it, but the good people on Facebook identified it for me. I really bought it because...
by House of Hawthornes on Apr 26, 2016

Daddy Take the Wheel – Adventures With a 15-yr. Old Driver

Carrie Underwood once famously sang, “Jesus take the wheel – cause I can’t do this on my own.” Recently I’ve gained a new appreciation for her imagery because my 15-year old was issued her learner’s permit. Yes, I can’t believe...
by Luke1428 on Apr 18, 2016

Top 5 Things To Look For At Yard Sales This Year

Not that the weather here in Ohio has been cooperating, but yard sale season is starting to heat up and I’ve compiled my list of things we need to find at yard sales this summer that we can also use to decorate our houses. Because yard sales a...
by House of Hawthornes on Apr 12, 2016

DIY Rustic Shelving

photo by 7thhouseontheleft.com Do you know that you are able to create a lot of awesome things from items like bolts you can find at any hardware store? A few long bolts or short metal pipes and some... Visit my website for full links, other content...
by Find My DIY on Apr 6, 2016


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