Salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover with vintage window moulding

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Farmhouse bathroom makeover, with ladder towel bar, vintage window moulding, yardstick mirror

It’s hard to define my style. I like a mix of so many different things, as well as a sprinkle of salvaged / vintage architecture for good measure. So I’m going to name this room the salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover. { a salvaged frame was created with yardsticks and weathered cedar strips screwed directly into […]

Party Junk 223 – Salvaged DIY Whites

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Welcome to Party Junk 223 – Salvaged DIY Whites! Every Friday, noon Pacific thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific Hello and a happy party weekend to you all!  I’ve been attempting to incorporate more white into my home over the last little while, to help brighten up some dark corners. Let’s see what everyone else is doing […]

SN 152 – unique window treatments

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special, the multi themed DIY link party!  * Home Decor / Gardening  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog tips * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific.My preference with windows is allow the sun to stream right on in. We are blessed […]

My $7.00 burlap coffee bean sack window shades

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I love coffee bean sacks! Not only is the burlap perfectly rustic, the added stamped graphics give them the ability to turn something ho hum into art. There’s a bank of 3 windows in the kitchen I thought could use some warming up. So after I landed a certain sack lately, my brainstorm kicked in. […]

The good, the bad and the ugly on window coverings (video/giveaway!)

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If one was to look at all my own window coverings as a whole, it’s my guess that they’d probably be confused as to what I ‘like.’  My bedroom has ‘kinda sorda curtains. They’re simply dummy panels using white fabric. The livingroom has ‘old gate screens’. The main bath has a weathered shutter made out […]

Create your own wooden gate window screens

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And I’ve had these privacy screens as my window treatments for my large picture window forever. But it wasn’t until I created old wooden gate window screens out of them, that I truly fell in love. I much prefer screens in our home over curtains due to pet hair, however I always had visions of […]

Vintage hanger crop cloth curtains

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I don’t sew. Or should I say, I haven’t sewn since my sewing machine took an upside down tumble six months ago and continues to sit in that very position under a pile of junk in the basement. I liked it upside down just fine until the fabric topic for So You Think came up. After […]

Funky creation alert ~ 10 minute dreamy curtains

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I have these two very long and narrow windows that are on either side of an armoire in my kitchen office area. While I love the light the windows offer, they weren’t very attractive as is. Time to create something unique! Take an old heritage wooden hanger… … add a few woodsy clothespins… … add […]

How to build your own barnwood shutter

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If you have a window that needs some extra love and don’t desire traditional window treatments, here’s how to build your own barn wood shutter! This is a really great solution if you have a little window that needs some extra love and you don’t desire your traditional window treatments. 1. Trek off to your […]