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Top 5 DIY Projects

My how the time flies by when you're busy. It's already been one year since I started writing this blog, The Hollidays at Home.  I can honestly say that I've really, really, enjoyed it! Writing for this blog has helped me complete several projects that would otherwise still be unfinished. It's inspired me in many…

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Back Foyer Updates: Painted Dresser

Though I can't move as fast as I'd like, because of this reason. When I do get a chance, I work on small projects around the house. We always use our back door to enter our home and I've tried to incorporate pieces that make it functional for the way we live. One of the pieces…

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Blogging Basics: Being True To Yourself

  When I started this blog, I wanted it to be about not just our house projects but our life. The design of my blog header has my family picture in it because FAMILY is a huge part of my life. But as time has passed, I find that unless it's a project or craft…

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Spring Mantel Is Up

After a while, the decor on shelves and mantels gets stale and needs some updating. For me, it's actually very satisfying to change the mantel up a couple of times a year. It tends to set the tone for the entire area and I love that about having one. I finally got around to finishing the decor…

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Preparing For a Spring Mantel

As I've been contemplating how to change up the living room mantel for spring, it occurred to me that I never shared the current set-up.  Ha! Believe that! I never shared my fall/winter mantel with you. So, now that the mantel is clear and ready for updating, I figured it would be the perfect time to share…

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What’s Going On

In the words of Marvin Gaye, you may be saying that very thing,"What's going on?" I've been missing since mid-January, and not just for the fun of it.  Around the same time as my last post, we found out we were expecting our second baby.  Definitely exciting news!  We even waited a little while to…

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DIY: Rope Vase

  A room can always use some natural elements to bring texture to it. That is why I love working with burlap. I love trends that are timeless and go with any style you have in your home. This project was one of those. It will always work in your space, because it's using a…

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5 Tips to Inspire Your Home

My husband and I work from home, so we tend to stay inside a little more than others. Though there are some great days, like any job, some days can be not so inspiring. A mix of the winter weather and being inside more has me looking for ways to be more cheerful. One thing…

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Chicken Wire Frame

chicken wire frame, diy, diy project, antique frame

In my efforts to be resourceful, I try to look for creative ways to use what I have to make something useful. Over a year ago, I bought a big antique frame and it sat in my shed for several months.  At first, I honestly had no idea what I was going to do with…

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What We Did: December 2012

  The month of December was a good month. In addition to getting several things accomplished around the house, we even snuck away to the coast for a getaway. As always, there were several projects that I completed that I will blog about this month.  You'll have to stay tuned to find out what they…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.