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DIY Galvanized Lantern Update

Paint your Own Galvanized Lanterns Like lots of others over the summer we are busy fixing up our outdoor spaces. We have a small front porch, the main back deck and a patio that need repainting and updating.  The costs add up so as usual the plan is to use what we already have on hand. a Slowly I have been collecting various galvanized containers in all sorts of sizes and shapes. The galvanized pots…

I am Pinnable – Meetup #42

I AM PINNABLE Partytime Link-up. It is time to party, here is this week’s Pinnable Partytime Link-up. May is nearly over and we are always delighted to see new faces at the Pinnable party and welcome back old ones. We have some exciting news,we have set up a Facebook group called We are Pinnable which we would love you all to join.  We have tried to make this party more than just a link and…

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DIY Fountain Repair – Cheap Water Fountain

Fix a Inexpensive Water Fountain As I have mentioned Hubs went to his first estate sale with me a few weeks ago and we found a few terrific items including this Concrete Water Fountain.  The lady said she  it wasn’t working, but Hubs figured he could fix it ( He is a power engineer and a millwright so I was 100% confident)  It turned out to be a very simple fountain repair.  He’s going to…

Easy Front Door Decoration

Upcycled Frame to Door Decoration Repainting the front door is on the front porch update list and the weather isn’t cooperating. This easy front  door decoration can be done inside so I am making it first and will hang it on my freshly painted front door as soon as its a bit warmer and dry. This picture is taken indoors with one of the buckets and the stand I have for the front porch, I guess…

I am Pinnable – #41

I AM PINNABLE Springtime Party Link-up It is time to party, here is this week’s Pinnable Springtime Party Link-up. Springtime is in full bloom and we are always delighted to see new faces at the Pinnable party and welcome back old ones. HELLO, WELCOME TO THE PINNABLE PARTY LINK-UP Happy Springtime, unless you are in Australia or New Zealand of course. This is our 41st Pinnable Link up Party! And we are ALWAYS thrilled to…

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DIY Room Divider Upgrade

DIY Room Divider Hides the Ugly Stuff The downstairs needs a screen to hide the stack of projects waiting to be done, its such a mess.  It took convincing but Hubs tagged along to some garage sales.    We found a very dirty and smoke covered room divider.  A privacy screen was on my hope to find list and the $10 was much less than the cost of making one from lumber. a The Before The…

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10 Unique DIY Window Treatments with Tutorials

DIY Window Treatments for the Budget Conscious Each of these DIY window treatments are unique and oh so pretty.  They prove that with a bit of ingenuity and creativity you can make your own custom window treatments at a fraction of the cost of custom draperies. A word a caution, I doubt you can read this post without wanting at least one of these amazing ideas.   There is a style for everyone, and so much…

DIY Spice Rack, Kitchen Storage Hacks,Pantry Storage, Organizing, Kitchen Organizing, Pantry Organizing Ideas

DIY Spice Rack No Counter Space Required

Easy DIY Spice Rack Spice storage was  troublesome in our house.  My mother and her friendshad maybe 8 spices in a little rack .  We still use the same basic 8 spices but our generation added  a couple dozen others.  This DIY spice rack has room for all of them, this spice rack holds 40 jars with room for other condiments if needed. Placement and Sizing My kitchen has a teeny tiny pantry, its organized…