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DIY Chalk Paint Picture Frames

I love using chalk paint, but it can sometimes get expensive to buy the name brand paints that are out there. I’m generally a sucker for all those paints, and I like to try them all out. But when the budget doesn’t allow for expensive chalk paints, you can make your own chalk paint using…

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Watercolor Pineapple Pillow Cover

Welcome to the pineapple week blog hop, which is the kick-off to pineapple week at The Weathered Fox. Today we’re going to see lots of great ideas of how to incorporate pineapples into your recipes and home decor. Have you noticed all the pineapples around home decor lately? I kind of love them! They are…

6 Inexpensive Ways To Increase Curb Appeal

Are you in the process of putting your house up for sale? Or are you just looking for ways to spruce up the exterior of your house and increase your curb appeal? We have sold four houses in the last eight years, so we’ve had a bit of experience finding inexpensive ways to increase curb…

watercolor art using resist and watercolor fabric paint

Watercolor Art On White Cotton Canvas

Hi friends! I’m finally getting around to sharing with you a tutorial for the watercolor art that I made as part of my hallway makeover during this year’s spring One Room Challenge. For the challenge I finished installing, caulking, and painting a lot of the trim and doors in our house, but mainly focused on…

How To Plant A Wildflower Meadow

Remember back in February when I wrote about how I was going to grow a wildflower meadow this summer? Well we finally got around to planting it. There’s an area at the front of our property that was full of weeds and small shrubs. It seemed like a natural location for a wildflower meadow. It’s…

Gourmet grilling planks

Make Your Own Grilling Planks!

I’m not even going to pretend that I’m a gourmet cook. I generally make the same meals over and over each week because it’s easy, the kids eat it, and really I just get in a cooking rut. But sometimes I like to mix things up, especially in the summer when it’s barbecue season. I…

Aqua Blue IKEA MERETE Curtain Hack

The perfect pair of curtains can be a tricky thing to find. I had been searching for matching curtains for our open concept living room and dining room, and was very specific with what I wanted. My checklist included: long cotton canvas grommet curtains that fit within my budget, and were a pale aqua blue…

DIY Industrial Curtain Rod, Brackets and Finials

I’m going to show you how I made a heavy looking industrial curtain rod from inexpensive hardware store supplies. I was on a fairly tight budget for my curtains rods for the dining and living area, but I still wanted something that looked solid and substantial for our seven foot windows. There are so many…