Spray painted message outdoor chairs

Spray painted chairs with messageThere’s a project that we’ve been trying to do around here for quite awhile! My outdoor chairs have needed an overhaul and until now, I just haven’t taken the time to do it. The reason for the desired revamp? Because when I moved to my condo, the blue outdoor chairs and white table stood out like a sore thumb agains the brick of my building and the landscaping surrounding it. I wanted more natural colors that would blend into the background a bit . . . but with a fun twist because everything I do has to have at least a little bit of personality!… 

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Use doilies from the Michaels $1 bin and Mod Podge in this unique pumpkin craft! Gives a vintage/antique touch to your fall and holiday decor.

Decoupage doily pumpkin craft

Do you ever browse the $1 bins at stores? Actually I’m not sure why I’m asking that . . . of course you do! There’s a good reason why I’ve posed this question, which I’ll let you know in a minute – but in the meantime, you should know that I’ve gone doily crazy my… 

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Faux birch vases made with Mod Podge

Decoupage faux birch vase

I have an undergrad degree in forestry, so I notice trees. I’m losing my memory of dendrology, and specific tree types (it’s been 20 years!) but I know a birch when I see one. At least I thought I did! When I first spotted this vase by Melissa, I was convinced she had somehow made… 

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How to make a rustic pumpkin for your porch

How to build a rustic pumpkin stand #DIHWorkshop

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by The Home Depot via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of The Home Depot. Can I tell you how excited I am for fall? The cool weather cannot come quickly enough for me! I’m of Norwegian… 

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Super Cute Crispy Treats

Super Cute Crispy Treats book review and giveaway

Baking is not one of my strong suits. I do it on occasion, but honestly, it never ends up looking as good as it does in the pretty picture that goes along with the recipe. Therefore when an opportunity comes along to make something tasty without baking – food crafting as it were – I’m 100% in…. 

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Use an adhesive peel n' stick stencil to apply polka dots to the outside of a glass vase - perfect for holding school supplies and other goodies!

Polka dot school supply vase

Hello friends! I have discovered a new craft form that I heart big time . . . . peel and stick stencils! Oh my goodness, these things are so fun! Maybe it’s because they just work so darn well. Seriously, it’s hard to mess up with these things. They are thin, sticky, and work a… 

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Turn a plain wood coffin decoration into a DIY Halloween tray covered with creepy crawlies! Perfect for surprising guests when they grab a piece of candy.

Creepy crawly DIY Halloween tray

Hi everyone. It’s David from Cheltenham Road. I’m usually kind of a last-minute sort of guy – starting my holiday projects a few days before the actual holiday. But this year, for my Etsy shop and blog I vowed to be ahead of the game! (wish me luck). So, sorry to jump into the future… 

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