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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

DIY Spooky Halloween Mirror and Gallery Wall

I know it's not even October yet, but since I only have a limited time to decorate the house for Halloween I thought I better get started.   Halloween is such a fun time of year to decorate and go all out with crazy decor. ...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

{Garage Progress} New lighting and Doors

The garage is finally moving along and tons of progress is being made.  That makes me one happy girl!  Now, if only I could get the smelly dumpster out of our front yard. The electrician came yesterday, the roof should be done this week, drywall will be installed next week, and the garage doors will be installed on the 17th. Last week the correct trusses were finally delivered and the kitchen/mudroom addition was framed.  We were also able to install the mudroom door and new hardware.   I ended up going with this set from Home Depot for both the mudroom and front door. I've also been searching for columns to install on the little porch area to hide the electrical box.  I haven't found any that I like, so were looking into custom built square columns.  Not to be confused with the "custom" built down spout. (inside the mudroom/kitchen) The full glass door was not my first choice, but my husband really wanted as much light to come through the front ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014

{Knock off} Anthropologie B & W Hooks

If you follow me on Facebook , you know that I was working on a knock off project that I was so excited about.  After I posted about my excitement I quickly realized that not everyone will be as excited and enthusiast about this project as I am.  If that is the case, I apologize for the let down, but think you're crazy for not thinking this knock off is amazing.  I am just that in love with this project. With that out of the way, let's get to the knock off! I tend to be cheap, okay I am cheap when it comes to many things.  I love shopping at Goodwill and thrift stores, especially on a holiday when everything is 50% off.  You bet I was there on Labor day searching and digging through all the crap to find a few gems.  I could not believe it when I saw a set of two hooks that I had been searching for.  What are the chances? I've been searching for these exact hooks for months with no luck.  You see, I've been obsessed (okay, maybe that's a strong word) abo...