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Create a backyard on a budget by painting a used patio set

Budget Backyard for the Kids

Welcome to our backyard; a space “designed” to keep the kids busy, our veggie baskets full, and money in my pocket.  I use the word “design” quite lightly here, because…

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Dream. Create. Inspire. Link. #50

Welcome!  This 50th party is a bit bittersweet for me.  First, the exciting news is that we are hosting a giveaway to thank all of you for linking up with…

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A Little Bling on a Side Table

  It’s been a little quiet around here lately, with no other reason except there has been a lot going on around here besides DIY projects.  I thought I’d kick…

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Dream. Create. Inspire. Link. #48

Hi, all!  I’m sorry things have been so quiet around here lately.  I sold at a pop-up vintage market this weekend, so the last couple of weeks have been filled…

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Dream. Create. Inspire. Link. #47

  What we’ve been up to lately… CAT – POCKETFUL OF POSIES Facebook || Pinterest || Instagram || Twitter || Google + || Bloglovin’ Two Ways to Smooth Crease Out…

vintage farmhouse master bedroom

Vintage Farmhouse Master Bedroom

For the last six weeks I’ve been busy working to update our master bedroom and I’m happy to say that I’m 90% finished and ready to reveal our new room!…

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How to Make a Headboard with a Stencil

For those of you that have read any of my posts, you know I don’t enjoy spending a lot of money on anything, including my home decor and furniture.  As…

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Dream. Create. Inspire. Link. #46

Hi, all.  For all of you mothers (of any kind) out there, I hope you had a relaxing day filled with something you love!  Thanks for coming to join us…

ORC reveals to watch for

One Room Challenge Reveals to Watch

We are in the home stretch of the One Room Challenge, and this last week always seems to be the most difficult, primarily because I wait until the last minute…

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Vintage Fabric, Stencils, and Furniture Repairs – ORC Week 5

I’m five weeks into our master bedroom refresh, and I have one week left to finish up my vintage farmhouse bedroom design plan as part of Calling it Home’s One…

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Dream. Create. Inspire. Link. #45

It’s an exciting week here at Dream. Create. Inspire. Link. as we are adding a new co-host!  I’m sure many of you know Samantha from Little Bits of Home.  This…

How to make custom wood signs with quotes | how to make a wooden sign with a wood frame

How to Make a Wood Sign with a Custom Quote and Wood Frame

Putting the finishing touches on our kitchen has been on my to-do list for the past three years.  We gutted the kitchen, installed new hardwood floors, cabinets, appliances and half…

how to design and paint large signs for your home

How to Design and Apply Lettering on Wood Signs (for FREE!)

I recently made a custom sign for my dining room, and I realized as I was writing the tutorial that the steps on how to design the lettering for a…

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I Built Our New Bed!! – ORC Week 4

I’m just a tad bit excited over here; I built our new queen bed!  As part of the One Room Challenge hosted by Calling it Home, I decided to tackle…

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Dream. Create. Inspire. Link. #44

  What we’ve been up to lately… CAT – POCKETFUL OF POSIES Facebook || Pinterest || Instagram || Twitter || Google + || Bloglovin’ Real Pantry Organization for Real Families…

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Two-Toned Dresser with Natural Wood Top

  I have another fabulous furniture makeover with an incredible line of paint as part of the Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest!  The theme this month is “Pure Colors, Original Elegance”…

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Installing a Shiplap Plank Wall on a Budget: ORC Week 3

It’s week three out of six of the One Room Challenge hosted by Calling it Home, which means we are halfway done with the room.  Or we still have half of the room…

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Dream. Create. Inspire. Link. #43

Well, here I am installing a plank wall, and I go and forget that I’m supposed to be hosting a link party!  I’m sorry I’m late – things sure have…