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How to Use an Area Rug to Choose Your Palette

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kalaty Rug Corp for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Just a few days ago, I spilled the beans about our upcoming move to South Carolina. Actually, Richard will be starting his new job in … [Read More...]


Mini Vanity Makeover

Sometimes just a little bit of a makeover will make a big difference.  A wee makeover for a mini vanity seems appropriate, doesn’t it? That light spot is a reflection from the mirror. … [Read More...]


The Garden House Bed and Breakfast

When Richard traveled to South Carolina a couple of weeks ago to tour his future place of employment, I tagged along so that we could spend some time getting familiar with the area. We stayed overnight at The Garden House Bed and Breakfast, a … [Read More...]


JOY in the Midst of Change

It is easy to lose joy in the midst of worry and fear. Worry about the timing of our move to South Carolina. Fear that our house won’t sell as quickly as I would like. Worry about how the move will affect my little business. … [Read More...]


How to Make Fabric Cuffs for Dollar Store Vases

All of you have probably seen these dollar store vases, and may even own one or two. They are so easy to make over for any holiday or decorating scheme. Today, I want to show you how to make fabric cuffs for cylinder vases, no sewing involved. … [Read More...]


Tallulah Gorge State Park

Another place we visited on our weekend getaway a couple of weeks ago was Tallulah Gorge State Park. I grew up in this area, but I never tire of the gorgeous views all over Rabun County, Georgia. Get it? Gorge-ous? Never mind…. … [Read More...]


How to Create a Driftwood Dresser with Paint and Stain

Hello, friends. I hope you’re having a nice long Easter weekend. We have some big news- we’re moving! Yep, Richard was offered a job and accepted it last week. I’m panicking a bit thinking about all the stuff I have hoarded for project makeovers. In … [Read More...]


A Visit to Mark of the Potter on Soque River

Richard and I met up with our friends Jerry and Sherry a couple of weeks ago in Clarkesville, Georgia. One of the places we visited while there was the Mark of the Potter shop, located at the old Grandpa Watts Mill. … [Read More...]


How to Repair Chipped Appliances

One thing that has kind of bothered me ever since we moved into this house was a little chip in the gas stovetop. Apparently it didn’t bother me enough to do anything about it for five years…. But, anyway, here I am with my roundtoit in hand, and I’m … [Read More...]


Color Graphics Transfers using Doodle Magic

I mentioned that I recently bought my own laser printer to use for my graphics transfers using Doodle Magic. I was excited to find that I can also transfer color graphics from this printer. My first color transfer project is this picnic basket. … [Read More...]