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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Pottery Barn Knockoff: Outdoor Wood Deer

The holidays are upon us!  I know, I know we just made it through Halloween but all of the department stores and catalogs have their holiday decorating in full force!

I find myself Ooooing and Ahhhhhing at all of the gorgeous glittery eye candy in abundant overload!



Ohhhhhh I love you!

But I don't admire your prices.


Saturday, November 8, 2014

Saturday Shopping at Trades of Hope

Hi friends.  Welcome to Saturday Morning!

  Stay in your PJs and grab a cup of coffee and take a look at some great handmade items that would make some great Christmas gifts!


Have you heard of Trades of Hope
They sell handmade items from artisans around the world.  What is great about this organization is 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

My Favorite Curb Alert! Knockoff Projects

As I am preparing for another great Knockoff Tour I thought I would first share with you some of my favorite Curb Alert! Knockoffs!

It's so easy if you just think outside of the box.  On the following projects I started out with these ordinary items (ready to be tossed to the curb!) ...


But wait!  They all have potential and here you can see why -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Knockoff High End Decor GIANT Wall Clock

I am so excited to share today's post with you!

I have been thrilled since my friend, Sherry of The Rusty Pearl  sent me the following picture and asked if I could create a well priced Knockoff version of it.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Themed Furniture Makeover: Words and Letters!

Welcome back to our Themed Furniture Makeover Day! 
This month features furniture transformations with Words and Letters.


This desk is my painful little contribution -SMH!
I will spare you the details of the many makeovers it has gone through the past few months until I could get it "just right"

Here is a before shot

Monday, October 20, 2014

Gloomy Gray to Bright Blue Headboard Bench!

Looks like surgery, doesn't it? 


This is how the headboard benches look during the building phase and for some odd reason one of my favorite parts of the transformation process.  

I guess this is the stage where I can finally start to see the potential where the old furniture turns the corner from

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Fun with Fabric and a $100 Giveaway!

I am in LOVE with my new pillow!


Can you be in love with a pillow because if so then I am not just in love, but smitten!

I am very excited to team up with my blogger friends and Online Fabric Store for this post. 

Thursday, October 2, 2014

DIY Knockoff Card Catalog: Knockoff Tour #2

I love high end decor, don't you? 
Too bad I'm too cheap frugal to pay the high prices.

DIY Knockoff Card Catalog in Annie Sloan old White and Minwax English Chestnut via Curb Alert! blog www.curbalertblog.com

I have four kids and with that comes a lot of expenses that usually suck our funds right out of the budget leaving little for home decor.   Hence the reason I love anything and everything Knockoff.  With a little bit of creativity you can just about imitate anything.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Easy Chalkboard Hand Lettering Tutorial


A few folks have asked how I wrote out the lettering for my Happy Fall Y'all Chalkboard. 
It was freehanded - well sortof :)
It was easy and I will show you how I did it!


Thursday, September 25, 2014

Happy Fall Y'all: Butterscotch Bench

Happy Fall Y'all! 

It's finally here and I welcome it with open arms! 

I love fall, don't you?


Well have a seat and get comfortable because I have a treat for you today:

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