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Deck the Halls… {Our 2011 Christmas Decor}

ENTRYWAY Adorning our entryway mirror is now this fabulous twig style wreath, strung with a strip of torn drop cloth, and embellished with silver pine cones and leaves. Simple, but stylish. Sitting upon our entry table is now this 60cm … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS LOLLY GIFT BAGS

Here are the Christmas lolly gift bags I made from my daughters 3 best preschool friends.   They contain a strawberry flavoured candy cane (my kids hate the peppermint, just like me) and some baby jellybeans.   I enclosed them … Continue reading

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WRITING DESK REDO

I’m delighted to reveal my writing desk redo. Ta-da!!! Here is the before. This antique writing desk has been stained a light brown and was in very good condition.  But it just didn’t fit in with my other furniture. All … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Thrifty Shopping

Yesterday I had to look extremely hard.  But I did manage to uncover some cool little treasures that I had been keeping an eye out for.  I’m always lucky that way. 🙂 1. Some old brass and silver candlestick holders. … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree, oh Christmas Tree …

I found this amazing blog on how to capture the best picture of your Christmas tree.   Thank you so much Ucreate. So now here is a picture of our Christmas Tree this evening. I’ll post some more pics of … Continue reading

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FRENCH INSPIRED BOOKSHELF

My finished french script inspired bookcase! Again, in my excitement, I forgot to take a “before” pic.   I picked up this solid wood bookcase for $35 on ebay.   I wanted something to put the kids books in because … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Gift – Subway Art Picture

This was a really simple but thoughtful little project I did for my daughter’s preschool teacher this year. In Pages I created subway art words for her teacher’s name and then asked my daughter all the things she liked about … Continue reading

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