Rain Boots Refreshed

Rain Boots Spring Door Decor

Goodwill Rain Boots can now be checked off the list! I keep this extensive list of treasures that I'm always on the lookout for. And these have been checked off the list: I shopped the house for the white tulips, originally bought at Hobby Lobby, I know they were bought at 50%.  Not that my memory is good, but because I never pay full price … [Read more...]

Valentine Wreath

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All the well dressed Valentine Wreaths are wearing them. When thrift shopping, never underestimate a winter white cable knit sweater. All you need is a sharp pair of scissors, cut the sleeves off.  Then cut them in half. Use floral pins and wrap a straw wreath with the sleeves. Add moss rope, dollar store chained hearts, … [Read more...]

Silver and Gold Door Decor

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Silver and Gold, the best of both worlds! The door looked much better after I stained it. She needed something special for Christmas!  Something light and with lots of sparkle... I usually DIY something, like these wreaths, live plants and baskets. When you have time and you don't find what you're looking for, making it yourself is … [Read more...]

How to Make a Burlap Wreath {Spring}

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Creating seasonal wreaths can get expensive.  The total cost for my burlap spring wreath was under $7.  Last summer I made sure to buy an extra pool noodle for $1, planning ahead for my spring wreath.  I bought a roll of burlap ribbon from Hobby Lobby when it was 50% off and one package of eggs with raffia from the $1 area at Target.  The flowers … [Read more...]

How to Make a Natural Wreath

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A Wintery White Wreath You will need: Vines, Twigs from your yard Florist Wire Dried Leaves A Sharpie Flat White Spray Paint Seed Pods I gathered my vines and twigs and removed all  the leaves.   My grandsons picked up fallen leaves and I placed them between the pages of a magazine until they were dry. I wrapped the vines in a … [Read more...]

Front Door Flowers

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Spring on the door. This was before... this was before, before. Can I say that I love that metal container on the door :) I lined it with plastic. I know it won't last forever, but what does? Sharing: Nesting Place, Southern Hospitality, At The Picket Fence, Addicted 2 Decorating, From My Front Porch to … [Read more...]

Around The House – Christmas 2011

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Come on in, and welcome to the wordless home tour from pictures that I haven't posted. Thanks for visiting! Sharing at: The Inspired Room DIY by Design Dittle Dattle … [Read more...]

Planter Makeover

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Did you wonder, where that white container on my door came from.. I took this metal hanging planter from this: To this: Thanks to Krylon Dual Paint + Primer . I used a sanding block to distress it a little, I just can't handle perfect (at least not in this case). Love the white on the dark front door! While I had the paint out I … [Read more...]

Poinsettia Front Door

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I bought two poinsettias from Walmart last week.  Then I came up with the idea of using them at the front door, so I went back for two more.  I was pleasantly surprised to find them for 50% off, I got four.  Now I have a total of six :) Right Side of entrance. Left Side I'm glad all my plants have filled in.  The green looks so good with the … [Read more...]

Mrs. P’s Fall Door

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You may remember her spring/summer basket that I did here.  It held up really well, but the seasons are changing and so is the door decor. It's wonderful to have a friend who says just be creative! So that's what I did. When I think about fall, I think harvest, berries, feathers and colors like orange, yellow and red. I used a round … [Read more...]

How to Change the Color of Your Flower Pots

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How to Change the Color of Your Flower Pots One is a lonely number. Especially when the spring/summer plants start fading. I decided to add some friends. Don't you just love the end of season sales at Sam's! Of course they weren't the right color , but never fear.  Spray paint to the rescue! The flat black needed a little Yard & … [Read more...]

White Pumpkins

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Recycle those orange pumpkins from last year.  Just a little spray paint works every time!   Glue, tape, wire on some styrofoam and cover with moss. Spray paint old pumpkins from a Goodwill wreath. I used craft paint for the stem. Separate your dried materials, you'll need some for both sides. Add some fun flat mushrooms. I … [Read more...]

Door Decor

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Two of my fans requested some new door decor.  My daughter and a friend of hers.  That was several months ago, time sure flies.  I am finally getting around to making them something! All of the supplies came from Hobby Lobby, bought at 40-50% off.  If you time it right, you almost never have to pay full price there.  Can I get an Amen!  I love … [Read more...]