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50 Farmhouse Decor Items Under $50

Are you looking for affordable home decor with style? I've scoured the internet to find you 50 farmhouse items under $50! Maybe you'll find something you just can't live without. Did you find anything that you liked? My personal favorites are this farmville metal canister set, this farmhouse teak board, and this set of woven baskets.…

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Fall Mantel 2016 is Complete

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As much as I love it, there hasn't been much time left for decorating around my home lately. Obligations, work, and sickness have gotten the best of my family and I over the past couple of months. But that's just life. You roll with the punches and keep moving forward. Still in all, I really do…

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Exciting news from The Holliday Collective blog

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Today, I've got some exciting news from The Holliday Collective blog. Read the entire post so you don't miss it! It's possible that you may be wondering what I've been up to, and maybe why I haven't been sharing as many posts as I was. Well, of course, life does keep us ALL busy and…

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DIY Vintage Tackle Box Planter

  Looking for some spring inspiration? Check out this DIY Vintage Tackle Box Planter! What's your design style? Traditional, contemporary, or country? My design style could be described as a mix between country and cottage. Incorporating vintage items into my decorating is always necessary. It's just a part of my style. However, normally, I'm not…

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Clock Gallery Wall

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Are you a fan of gallery walls? Check out the clock gallery wall in our living room. It's no secret that when you're a collector, there are certain items that always catch your eye.  For me, that's copper, vintage scales, and clocks. I've been collecting clocks since before I got married. They don't have to…

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Whitney J Decor

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  New Orleans interior designer and stylist, Whitney Jones, is one to follow. Her business, Whitney J Decor, is the place to get custom pillows and drapery for your home. Check her out! Today, I'm making a little time to spotlight a local interior designer and stylist, Whitney Jones. I've been a fan of her blog, Whitney…

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Before & After – Painted Armchair

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Do you love before and afters? Here is the Before & After Painted Armchair that went to Flea Fest fall 2015. Several weeks before Flea Fest, a friend and I visited the Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall in Washington, Louisiana. Every year they have an antique fair and yard sale all across the property. We had a…

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State of the Kitchen Address

For some time now, I've talked about remodeling our kitchen. Yet, I've never been totally honest with you about the real state of my kitchen. Maybe I've been a little embarrassed at the true state of the kitchen but today that is going to change. I've taken some very raw pictures of the kitchen and…

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The Best Wet Bar Inspiration

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Are you in need of entertaining help? A wet bar is a great space to entertain guests without all the fluff. Here is the best wet bar inspiration that will surely inspire you. Wet bars are also known as beverage bars or a butlers pantry. For the most part they are all one in the…

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Before and After: Coastal Stool

Are you a sucker for a before and after? We all enjoy seeing pieces of furniture and spaces make a transformation. It inspires us! You may remember this antique stool that I re-did back in 2012. It looked really shabby and dark before. The fabric was disgusting and the seat frame was shot! Here is…

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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.