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Flapper Pie – With Graham Cracker Crust

Flapper Pie – A Simple Recipe with No Special Ingredients Flapper pie is one of those recipes with ingredients most kitchens have on hand.  It has three layers using only, graham wafers,  eggs, butter, sugar, vanilla and milk.  No fruit or coconut or raisins, and it’s still really good. l g Flapper Pie is one of those recipes that is both easy and inexpensive  I have no idea who made the first one, but I…

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Mail Box Tulip Arrangement How To

Vintage Mailbox Tulip Arrangement Wreath Alternative Recently I  on Pinterest I saw some old mailboxes used in all sorts of shabby chic ways.  I kept an eye out for a vintage one but had no luck at finding an old ornate mailbox like I dreamed of.  But I did find this beauty on Amazon, I am not an affiliate yet, but here is the Canadian link to the mailbox if you want to buy one.  I…

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Books for Decor

Using Books to Decorate Have you ever thought about decorating with books?  Other than a stack of pretty coffee table books curated to look nice, but inexpensive thrift store books that with a little effort become usable again. Recently I purchased an old secretary and the lady wanted to get rid of the old encyclopedias she had stored in the cabinet.  I was only too happy to scoop them up. When I excitedly showed Hubs…

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A Buffet Makeover using Latex Paint

How to Refinish a Buffet using Latex Paint I saw this buffet on Kijiji and couldn’t drive there fast enough,  I didn’t realize it would need a buffet makeover.  It was out on a farm in a big red barn with different types of old furniture.  Its solid wood and I loved the French provincial style of it.  And then I made a mistake that happens to me all too often, falling in love with a…

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Tiered Tray Ideas for Spring Decor

Tiered Trays for Spring Tiered trays are amazing, I have a three or four, okay five and I enjoy using every one of them.    Whether you purchase one or make your own, if you haven’t gotten one yet I highly recommend them. Tiered trays are perfect for any seasonal decor, but as we are in the worst part of Winter, I am hunkered indoors and planning for Spring.  Its the perfect time to start sorting…

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DIY Bathroom Display Organizer

Welcome to another Farmhouse Hens collaboration.  This month we are doing furniture makeovers.  Make sure to check out the other Farmhouse Hens posts linked at the bottom of my post.    I am sure you will be inspired and enjoy what they have created for us. DIY Bathroom Display Organizer This DIY bathroom display organizer is the hardest project I have ever tried to name.  It’s not really a tray, it’s too small to be…

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DIY Valentine Banner with Patterned Template

Make your Own Valentine Banner This little Valentine banner is very easy to put together.  The template for the printable includes the floral and polka dot patterns so you don’t need patterned cardstock. d d You can fold the valentine shapes open so make it 3D, or you can leave it flat like I did. s   To make one of your own you will need. The template Plain cardstock or printing paper. Scissors Twine…

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Classic Paper Tole Art and Frame receive a Makeover

Old Frame and Paper Tole receive a Makeover Paper tole art has been around for centuries, but the popularity of paper toling kits was super popular in the 80s and like macrame, its popularity waned.  As a result old paper toling like this one can be found in most thrift stores.  Macrame is making a bit of a comeback, so I when I saw this old frame I decided to try and work on it.…