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My DIY Window~Frame

Back in August, I found this dirty, old window at a yard sale. I about fell over when I saw it. I just loved its character and the old hardw...

Repurpose Items for Organization

Find new uses for old household items. Boost comfort and organization in your home with these easy DIY projects that use items you probably already have.

Old shutter holder

Self Architecture

foto de autoria de Cláudia Regina da La Calle Florida ( www.lacalleflorida.blogspot.co… ) direitos autorais dRevista Natureza, Editora Europa.

Old shutter holder

Self Architecture

foto de autoria de Cláudia Regina da La Calle Florida ( www.lacalleflorida.blogspot.co… ) direitos autorais dRevista Natureza, Editora Europa.

Homemade Shutters

For the last several months I've been on the look out for shutters whenever I go to an estate sale, antique stores, or garage sales. I have come across a few, but they were priced pretty high. Since I haven't had much luck, my husband and I decided to make our own from an old bi-fold door he picked up for free! He just cut the doors down to the size I wanted the shutters and then I gave them a good sanding. After the shutters were cut and sanded, I stained them with a coat of Dark Walnut…

Homemade Shutters

For the last several months I've been on the look out for shutters whenever I go to an estate sale, antique stores, or garage sales. I have come across a few, but they were priced pretty high. Since I haven't had much luck, my husband and I decided to make our own from an old bi-fold door he picked up for free! He just cut the doors down to the size I wanted the shutters and then I gave them a good sanding. After the shutters were cut and sanded, I stained them with a coat of Dark Walnut…

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Roundup: DIY Mail Holders

Lately, we have become dissatisfied by the current landing pad in our entry. We have a great hook for our keys and jacket, and a go to place for our purse, but our mail always ends up tossed on the table. We were inspired by this to find our favorite DIY projects for mail holders, and will be using one of these ourselves in the immediate future…DIYideas uses vintage shutters as great catchalls for both art and mail. Martha Stewart has an instructional video DIY here.

Repurposed shutter decor

You guys don’t use the shutters on the windows anymore? Then there’s good news! Shutters are easy to reuse in your interior. Cabinet doors A dresser, or even a wardrobe, can be easily pimped up with the shutters. Just measure beforehand whether the shutters are the right size. 😉 Take the cabinet doors out of […]

From My DIY Inspiration Files | Centsational Style

The Special Interest Publications by Better Homes & Gardens are one of my all time favorite go to resources for DIY ideas. Today, I thought I’d pass along some of the ideas from my inspiration files that I think are completely fabulous. Enjoy ! How cool is this idea to wall ...

From My DIY Inspiration Files | Centsational Style

The Special Interest Publications by Better Homes & Gardens are one of my all time favorite go to resources for DIY ideas. Today, I thought I’d pass along some of the ideas from my inspiration files that I think are completely fabulous. Enjoy ! How cool is this idea to wall ...

Vintage Inspiration Friday #51: One Year Give Away!

Hello, hello, ready for a Give Away? I missed my 2 year blog anniversary back in June, so I thought I'd better get busy to not miss my one year Vintage Inspiration Friday Birthday! (Hope you like what I have planned. I'm Excited!) I love lots of different styles of decor and I can't pigeonhole myself in one particular area, but just having come on a journey with my Living Room I've realized that Romantic French Styling has been my biggest inspiration. So for a Give Away to celebrate Vintage…

DIY barn shutters.  Lovely! #shutters

My New Shutters

I have been totally inspired by all the shutter projects out there and fell in love with the look of barnwood shutters. Specifically the o...