Category Archives: Decorating

Decorating tips

Beautiful shells!

Check out the awesome shells we scored on the beach at Shackleford Banks! What a great weekend! Time to start growing a shell garden! LOL.

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Painted Pavers…

I saw this in a magazine a few weeks back and thought “hey I can do that”. And I did 🙂 I bought 20 12×12 pavers at Home Depot (they were 1.50 each). I also bought a small jar of … Continue reading

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Finally FINALLY bloomed!

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The holidays are almost here…

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And I have just about finished decorating. WITH the help of DD of course! She put up the bear tree, beach tree, peppermint tree, as well as helped string lights all around the front porch, the inside railings, etc. It … Continue reading

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Dinner on the deck

I made dinner the other night for friends and since it was so gorgeous outside, I decided we would sit outside.. I spread a snowy white tablecloth on the table, and used real napkins and lots of candles.. It was … Continue reading

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The ceiling..

It was not so hard.. I slapped some drywall repair stuff (spackling and primer) onto the holes, smoothed it in, using a large putty knife. I sanded it down with a small block sander. I repeated twice. Ready to paint … Continue reading

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Mudding/sanding/mudding/sanding.. painting..

I have never repaired holes in walls or ceilings… til now… Had a new fixture put in the laundry room – got rid of the HIDEOUS florescent fixture in there. So, it left holes in the ceiling. I am going … Continue reading

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The wall – it is complete

DD spent a lot of time getting just the right pictures, so the “shape” would be good.. She didn’t intend it to stairstep at the bottom but it did and it looks so cool! 🙂 Most of these pictures are … Continue reading

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Fun wall in teen’s room

DD started on this yesterday. It looks soooo cool! Now when I was a kid my Mom would have freaked out. We could not hang anything in our bedroom walks. No nails, no tape, nothing.

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Painting Tip

No, not a cooking post. But a good one nevertheless. LOL DD and I worked on painting the deck today. I despise painting a deck. I so wish the original owners if this house had NEVER painted the back deck … Continue reading

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