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Thrifting Window Shutters

On my recent thrifting trip to Brimfield, MA,  I came across a stack of shutters.   Besides using shutters on the outside of a house there are many creative ideas for recycling shutters.  The best part, you save money and our landfills. I love the look of the shutters in this … Continue reading

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Staircase DIY

Personalizing a house rental presents a few challenges.   Among them is whether or not to make the investment in quality items that you cannot move with you.  Case in point, how to bring personality to this small staircase. Paint would be an easy … Continue reading

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Thrifting Wednesday

My post is a little  very late today.  It’s sunny and over 70 degrees in March in New Jersey.  I’m enjoying it, maybe a little too much.  So much so, that I couldn’t get myself back indoors to blog about my find.    … Continue reading

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Nailheads: Hammer Away

There is a lot of beautiful furniture with nailheaded details.   However, have you seen the “wow” factor when nailheads are added to walls and ceilings?  The clever use of brass nailheads on walls in Designer Jeffrey Bilhuber’s  home is stunning. I like the unexpected … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorating Ideas Using Fruit

Creating bursts of color in your holiday decor can be as easy as opening your refrigerator.  Bring out your lemons, oranges, clementines to add to your garland.  I’m enjoying this room thinking of all the citrus fragrance.  Beautiful, but will need a few elves … Continue reading

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