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Thanksgiving Table Runner

Categories: Crafts, Decor, DIY Projects, Fall, Holidays, Linens, Tables, ThanksgivingTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Author:

After making the napkins, I wanted to add even more fall colors to our Thanksgiving table. I like table runners because they help us do this while still allowing the beauty of the table to show through. Read more →

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Regina’s Wreath

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My friend Regina came to me last week all excited.  She saw our Burberry Spider Wreath, and she wanted to make one for herself, sans spider. After walking her through the process, she went home to try it out. Read more →

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Five Years Ago Tomorrow…

Categories: Alberto & Brent, Decor, Frames, HolidaysTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Author:

The month of November is going by very quickly, and it’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is next week.  More importantly, our fifth anniversary is tomorrow!  I mention this because we went to look at a wedding venue with my brother-in-law and his fiance, and so naturally the conversation turned to our own wedding and advice.  Read more →

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A Spider in Our Halloween Wreath

Categories: Crafts, Decor, Halloween, WreathsTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Author:

So on Saturday afternoon, we were relaxing with a glass of wine, when all of a sudden, horror struck! We totally forgot to decorate for Halloween…yes, we REALLY did forget to do anything!  AHHHHHH!

So, Brent channeled back to his elementary school teacher days and came up with a really simple way to make a Halloween wreath…with newspapers, spray paint and wire hangers! Oh the (gay) humanity . . . Read more →

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Picture Perfect Pups!

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Hopefully by now, you’ve all seen the picture of our mischievous pups on their new bed! We were very excited that they stayed together long enough for us to get that shot (and it only took 5 takes!).

These moments don’t come along that often, so we wanted to frame the picture.  We’ve always found that it’s expensive to have your photos framed, and we are never able to find fun and interesting frames that we liked enough to buy.

I thought of the excess chenille fabric from the bed, and Brent knew of a piece of 1 x 4 in the basement.  Of course, for us, those two things just spell a beautiful upholstered picture frame! (Brent, all of the sudden, feels like he’s in a Judy Garland and Andy Rooney movie? I don’t know what this means…) Read more →

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