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We Painted the Fireplace

For some time now, I've wanted to paint my fireplace another color. I searched the internet to look for different color options and inspiration for the project. Check out some of the best painted fireplaces that I found on the internet. Initially, I did paint the fireplace but never finished until 2 weeks ago. I'm…

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5 Ways to Use a Mason Jar

Mason jars can be found everywhere. You can get vintage and antique ones at flea markets. Most craft stores, supermarkets, and even dollar stores carry these useful glass containers. When I was still in business with The Vintage Company, we used them often for centerpieces and other wedding/event uses. Mason jars are made for canning foods,…

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Our New Shower Curtain + 10 Shower Curtains You Might Like

Disclaimer There is no denying that I enjoy shopping at Target. I live in a fairly small town and Target has really become my "go-to" shopping place for home decor, entertaining pieces, and other household goods. They carry Mrs.Meyers products too. If I don't have time to wait for a Grove order, then I can always…

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Chair Makeover using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Farmhouse Wares Fabric

Looking for an easy weekend project? This chair makeover using Annie Sloan Chalk paint and Farmhouse Wares fabric is a really simple, yet gratifying project. The best thing is that you can finish this project in one weekend! Follow along to see what it looks like after the makeover. Gone are the days when upholstery…

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You Vote – We Create: Sitting Area Reveal

The sitting area reveal is finally here! This was project #1 from the You Vote, We Create series I started in January. I started a little late in the month so the very first project took longer. I definitely added items to the project that I did not originally plan. (This is what happened the…

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You Vote – We Create: Project #2

It's February and that means that it's time for another You Vote - We Create project. Last month, we tackled project #1 from this home challenge and it has taken longer than I expected. The reason I choose that space is because I thought it would be quick and easy. However, I have a tendency…

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The power of painted ceilings

Where would we be without color? Color makes a difference in everything...vision, art, and even decorating. That's why painting a room or piece of furniture is so BIG. The color of a room can alter your mood. Bright colors can make you feel joyful, even excited. Dark colors can make a space feel small and…

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You Vote – We Create: Project 1

Last week, I shared my new home projects challenge with you and shared how you can be apart of it. Today, I'm live with my first space that's apart of Project 1 for the "12 Months / 12 Projects challenge." Here is the space and some more details to help you make a decision. Location…

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Dark Painted Ceiling

For whatever reason, I decided to tackle several DIY projects while organizing the master bedroom closet. We decided no to paint the shelving or walls, in the closet, because it would be too time-consuming. So, I was looking for a way to add some extra drama to the room. It was no surprise to myself…

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You Vote – We Create Challenge

To truly have an organized and beautiful home it takes work, resources, and lots of patience. When we first bought our home, my husband was confident that we'd renovate the whole house in a year or two. Yeah, right! We learned quickly that would not happen. We have now been in our home 5 years and…

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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.