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How to get the look of glass etching without the mess

One of the first projects I planned to complete with my new Cricut Maker was to cut out stencils to use for glass etching. After doing some research, I became concerned about the risk of this project because the glass decanters I intended to use are no longer available for purchase and therefore irreplaceable if …

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Fall window box

Easy fall window boxes

I have written about the window boxes on the front of our century home in the past. This spring was the first time that I attempted to plant something in them. It was generally a success. The boxes looked really nice with plants in them and the self-watering system we installed seemed to work really …

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before and after of front door

Storm door makeover

Earlier this summer we restored the original front door on our century home. It was a lot of work (you can read about it here). The next step was for us to makeover the storm door. The previous owner had had it custom made (the door opening is not a standard size) about 20 years …

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Vintage organ pipe wall art

While frequenting our local salvage store last fall, we stumbled across a set of vintage organ pipes. Although we rarely purchase something without having a clear plan for it, we just couldn’t leave without the pipes. So we purchased them and brought them home where they sat in the garage for about nine months while …

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