DIY Jewelry Box Makeover

Jewelry Box Redo using Chalky Finish Paint
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Disclosure: A big thanks to DecoArt for sponsoring this post and providing the paint for the project, even though this post is sponsored all opinions are mine, all mine.  My youngest daughter turns 13 this weekend. I can not believe it, I now have 3 teenagers and no more little kids! I’m seriously not old enough for… 

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Pom Pom Polka Dot Pillow by A Girl and a Glue Gun

Pom Pom Polka Dot Pillow by a Girl and a Glue Gun
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HI! I’m Kimbo! and i’m SUPER DUPER EXCITED to be here!!!!!! polka dots are one of my favorite things! really! most of my clothes have polka dots (polka dots…paint splatters same thing)…and i have a polka dot SOMETHING in every room of my house. i love them! So i was so excited to do a… 

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DIY Polka Dot Wood Sign by Nesting in the Bluegrass

DIY Wood Sign by Nesting in the Bluegrass
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Hello there, my name is Gretchen Black, of Nesting in the Bluegrass and Lulubelles and I am happy to be a guest blogger today on Polka Dot Chair. A little background about me, I am a design enthusiast, I love DIY projects, adore all things aqua, and I design handmade jewelry out of vintage pieces… 

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DIY Polka Dot Glitter Table Runner

DIY Polka Dot Glitter Table Runner
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 A big thanks to Meijer for sponsoring this post by providing the supplies for todays project // Even after yet another major storm last weekend, I can feel Spring in the air.  It will be much appreciated this year after a winter full of snow, ice and the notorious Polar Vortex. Feeling inspired by the… 

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Patchwork Photo Pillow Tutorial

DIY Patchwork Pillow Tutorial
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  Today I’m participating in a very fun Blog Series presented by Kristen Duke at Capturing Joy.  It’s a series all dedicated to decorating with pictures.  If you’ve read this blog for a while you know that I love pictures! I love to scrapbook, display photos around my house and even sew with them. There… 

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Christmas Home Tour

Holiday Home Tour
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  I’m busy sewing away trying to get some gifts done before Christmas, because of this I can’t share with you what I’ve been working on yet (don’t want to spoil any surprises). So I thought instead that I’d take you on a little tour of my home decorated for Christmas. First, it needs to… 

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Christmas Bow Wreath

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  Today I’m going to share with you how to make this simple and very inexpensive Christmas Bow Wreath.  You can customize it as you like in any size or color of bows, and you can easily make it in an afternoon!   All you need is some store bought Christmas bows (I got mine… 

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Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Thanksgiving Table Ideas
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I hope that all of my US readers had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We were happy to celebrate with family and even happier that my college girl was able to come home for the week! Normally I always forget to take photos on Thanksgiving (I get all caught up in the prep and forget) but this… 

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How to Mount a Poster onto Wood, a Kids Room Art Idea

How to mount a poster on wood
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This post is sponsored by Zazzle. All opinions are 100% mine. I love decorating my kids rooms, I also love finding fun and unique Artwork for their rooms. I get really excited when I find something that really suits their personality! Recently my son has started getting very interested in Robotics, he even won a… 

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DIY Halloween Wreath (p.s. it’s interchangeable)

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  I’ve added a bit to my Halloween Decorations this year, although not as much as in years past. This year’s addition is a Halloween Wreath, and it was so easy to make. I’m going to show you how.  The best part about this wreath it’s interchangeable! In February I was getting ready to wrap… 

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Spooky China Cabinet Makeover

Halloween China Cabinet Idea
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This post first appeared on eighteen25. I adore Halloween. You can see many of the Halloween projects I’ve posted on my blog here. We go all out.  I love to share ideas for halloween decorations. In case you’re wondering yes, I’m that annoying Mom that makes her whole family “match” Halloween costumes. I love a… 

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Laundry Room Shelving Idea

Laundry Room Shelving Idea- GENIUS!
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  Today I’m going to take break from sewing and crafting, to share with you some Laundry Room Ideas!  A few years ago I posted about how we made our own Mudroom Lockers from IKEA bookcases for our combo laundry room and mudroom.  At the time I posted the other half of the room, the laundry… 

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Back to School Tips with Martha Stewart Home Office & a Giveaway!!!!

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Today I’m excited to share with you one of my favorite Back to School Tips, creating a homework station! Let me first say that me and organized don’t usually belong in the same sentence, but for 3 school years now this system has totally worked for me, so that’s gotta say something. I have 3… 

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Dorm Room Decor: Memory Pillow Tutorial

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  My first born child is starting College far from home this month.  We’ve had fun all summer making plans for her new dorm room.  I knew that I wanted to make sure that she had some reminders of home when she was far away. We’ve filled her moving boxes with lots of reminders of… 

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