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How This $30 Faux Gate Saved Us From Installing a New Fence

See this lovely gate? It’s a fake. It doesn’t actually open. But this faux gate is much more than just a pretty face.

Last summer we woke up nearly every morning to large and numerous holes throughout our entire yard. 550 more words

Melanie Bolke

Frugal Halloween Wreath

I had the wire coat hanger, and the screen mesh on hand , All I had to purchase was the orange plastic table cloth for $1.00 at the Dollar Store . 93 more words

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5 Ways to Decorate for Fall on a Budget

Fall. Oh, how I love Fall. Not to mention the boots, scarves and sweaters. But the pumpkin treats, decorations and candles. Ahh! There is honestly not much that I love more than decorating. 481 more words


How To Dry And Preserve Hydrangeas (The Easy Way)

Dried hydrangeas are a long-lasting and beautiful alternative to silk flowers. In this post, I’ll give you the step-by-step process I use to enjoy them… 446 more words

Melanie Bolke

Pottery Barn Lamp Makeover (and Chalk Paint Sneak Peek)

I recently scored these Pottery Barn lamps for $10 on Craigslist and gave them a major makeover.

Here’s my favorite after shot:

Here’s the before  451 more words

Melanie Bolke

Texas Wall Art

Let me tell you I have been planning this piece for a while! I know I wanted something Texas and that was it…lol I was originally just going to attach this Texas to pallet wood. 216 more words

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Artichokes Napkin Rings

Artichoke Napkin Rings

A couple of years ago, I went to Williams Sonoma to shop around during one of their store closeout events.  I arrived pretty late and a lot of the items were already sold out. 125 more words