My Favorite Painted Pumpkin

I am so happy my original painted pumpkin project didn’t work because it led me to create this deconstructed painted pumpkin! And I love it.

Painted plaid pumpkin

Ok, time for a confession. When we were coming up with ideas for a blog hop and the idea came up to create something related to flannel, plaid or sweaters, I panicked. Why? Because I had never done a craft with a sweater or plaid or flannel. I even tried to back out. But as one of the hosts of this group I decided I couldn’t really back out. I had to step up and just do it.

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My Favorite DIY Painting Projects

old barn milk painted coffee table

One of my favorite DIY painting projects is this milk paint coffee table. I painted a dark wooden chest with Old Barn milk paint and then added a vintage ceiling tin on top. I absolutely loved how it turned out and was the first of many more milk paint projects.

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New Fall Farmhouse Decor

new fall decor

This post is sponsored by JOANN. It may contain affiliate links but all words, reviews, and opinions are mine.

I am so happy to share with you some new fall decor I have added to our home that I found at JOANN. JOANN has an amazing selection of pillows, blankets, trays, signs, and florals to name a few. These items bring color, texture, and depth to our home and I love it.

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Summer Decorating Ideas

simple-summer-decorating

Today I have joined four other bloggers to share our summer decorating ideas. For me, decorating for summer this year was simple and fun. I started in our living room when I took down all of our drapes! The change is absolutely fantastic and I cannot believe how much better I like this room.

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MAKE IT YOURSELF // Aging Terra Cotta Pots

aging terra cotta pots

I love these hanging shelves I put up on our back porch. I decided the hanging shelves would look great with some small pots and plants. I found these terra cotta pots at Home Depot for $1.29 but knew they needed some TLC. I am not a fan of the bright orange color (as seen above on the left). I have also never “aged” terracotta pots before but knew I wanted them to actually  “look old”, not look like they were “painted to look old”. So today I am going to share how to age terra cotta pots.

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