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Holiday Brain

Please forgive the composition of this post, my brain is having trouble formulating proper sentence structure and words. I have deemed it holiday brain. I did not want holiday brain to prevent me from sharing this latest project though, because it is actually time/ season appropriate! A few months ago, David and I sat down… Continue reading Holiday Brain

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Attic Antics

Not all projects are what you would call sexy. Scratch that. I have yet to run into a house project that I would classify as sexy. However, working in and around your attic is what I would classify as really not sexy. We have chosen to prioritize each project in not what is immediately pretty,… Continue reading Attic Antics

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Ornamentation

Up until recently I would have classified myself as a Christmas Scrooge. I thought the holiday was too commercialized, too rushed, too chaotic, and my list would have gone on forever. I hated Christmas music, except for N’SYNC Christmas. But I listen to N’SYNC Christmas year round so that doesn’t really count. But now, I… Continue reading Ornamentation

Fashion

DIY: Glitter Sneakers

Today we are celebrating Mardi Gras in South Louisiana. What better way to honor the occasion than with some bedazzling of sneakers? I got this idea originally from one of my favorite blogs, Merrick’s Art. She did a post on glittering a pair of pumps and it sparked the idea of trying this on a… Continue reading DIY: Glitter Sneakers

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DIY: Furniture Refinishing

Have you ever found that you go through phases in your life of what you seem to prioritize? I am currently going through one such phase where all I can think about is maximizing storage space. Ever since David and I moved under one roof and are consolidating our belongings it is becoming clear that… Continue reading DIY: Furniture Refinishing

Fashion

DIY: Bootcut to Skinny Leg

I have owned these white corduroy jeans for a while. Through the years I have loved them in their original state of bootcut, but I recently decided I wanted some white skinny jeans that I could wear during the fall with boots, or anything else I choose. Thus, we have a tutorial on taking your… Continue reading DIY: Bootcut to Skinny Leg

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DIY: Slipcover Solution

I find myself in a constant battle with my sofa slipcover. I want it to stay on. In a tidy fashion. It wants to become a hot mess of fabric that entangles the occupants of the sofa. I’ve tried different suggestions to prevent this entanglement- tucking the slipcover in tightly, inserting varying sizes of wood… Continue reading DIY: Slipcover Solution