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DIY: Faux Shiplap

Fallen in love with shiplap - the one that Joanna Gaines made popular? Or are you tired of hearing about shiplap? Either way - I love it! I even convinced "B" that we should find a way to incorporate the shiplap look in our home. So far, we've done this twice - in the laundry…

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DIY: Dual Purpose Flower Centerpiece + Ice Bucket

Well, I know spring is here, technically, but it's definitely been a slow start. It's still snowing in some places and the weather in the South has been pretty cool too. I've been itching to get my hands dirty with a project, anything. Maybe a painting project or a DIY project? While at the grocery…

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DIY: Vintage Book Pages Wall Decor

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Most home design projects take time to pull together. There is planning, sourcing items, color schemes to coordinate with, and more. Design takes time...normally. However, if you're under pressure, sometimes you have to make quick decisions to pull a look together. That's sort of exactly what happened with my vintage book page wall decor project.…

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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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Chicken Wire Frame

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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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DIY – No Sew Burlap Curtains

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Make your very own DIY - No Sew Burlap Curtains! Yep, you! Here's how. Believe it or not, I've been making great use of the burlap sacks I found a few months ago.  It seems like my creative juices are flowing and I keep finding very simple, but useful ideas for them.  For now, I'm…

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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.