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How to make a custom cork bulletin board that is thick enough for your enamel pin collection

We have been looking for a creative way to display our enamel pin collection since moving to our new home over two years ago. The front-loading shadow boxes we got from Michaels worked great in the old house but we felt they were a bit too modern for our new 100-year-old house. We threw around …

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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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