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Thursday, September 21, 2023

Simple Fall DIY & Decorating Ideas From Walmart

Neutral fall decor favorites and simple fall DIY projects from Walmart!  This post is sponsored by Walmart . While wandering around Walmart the other day, I immediately noticed the aisles of fall decor .   I tend to decorate for Halloween and then skip to Christmas , but I couldn't help but be drawn to the variety of pumpkins, cozy textiles, mixed metals, and yummy fall candles.  Once the days get shorter and the weather drops, I like to incorporate additional natural and neutral elements into my decor.  Walmart is the perfect one-stop shop for DIY supplies and decor staples to help cozy up and transition any home for fall! PUMPKINS  Whether you're a traditional Fall decorator or prefer muted tones, Walmart has a variety of pumpkins in various sizes, textures, and colors.  I tend to  paint faux pumpkins , so I pay more attention to the size and shape than the color.  Walmart has one pumpkin in particular that's a perfect mix of Cinderella and Knucklehead pumpkins. I...
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Vintage Wall Art: DIY Poster Hanger

Turn ordinary posters into custom wall art with this easy DIY poster hanger tutorial! Last year, I found an incredible complete set of vintage school charts.    I planned on selling it at a vintage market, but at the last minute, I decided to bring it home, take it apart, and make individual posters.  Before you gasp that I destroyed an antique, let me explain.  The set of vintage school charts dates back to 1887.  The paper is brittle, making it challenging to flip through the charts without causing further damage.  It was best to take them apart and create a way to preserve each page individually.    I achieved this by making wood hangers for each chart.  The charts can now hang separately or as a group.  SUPPLIES TO MAKE DIY POSTER HANGERS   - Aged trim wood (I found mine at Habitat for Humanity.  You can also buy new wood and stain it the color of your choice)  - Saw ( jig or miter saw ) - Tape measure - Medium grit sandpaper - Eye hooks - Drill - Drill bits - Plastic clamps...