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Rustic Modern Bathroom Remodel Before and After

In our previous bungalow home in town, the partial upstairs had been finished in the 1990’s. Before then, it had been an empty, unfinished attic. The entire upstairs was the master suite, which gave us a glorious amount of space. But for the great size of the bedroom, the master bathroom was small and extremely choppy. Here is our Rustic Modern bathroom remodel before and after.

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How to Sell Garage Sale Items in Winter

It’s January, you’ve purged your home of all the extra. But you don’t want to just donate everything. What to do?!?! The feeling of a good house purge is so great until you stare at resulting piles of stuff. Do you move everything to the garage until spring garage season arrives? Well, friend, I’m about to teach you how to sell garage sale items in winter.

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How to Can Grandma Johnson’s Peach Butter Recipe

There is nothing quite like the taste of a juicy peach when you bite into it. Aaaaaah, the best of summertime in one simple bite of fresh fruit. (Ok, maybe two or three or 20 bites…I’m not judging.) But then summer is over and so is the peach season. In this post I will show you how to can Grandma Johnson’s peach butter recipe for you to enjoy throughout the year. This recipe is the best way to preserve the peach flavor of summer (ha, see what I did there?)!

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40 DIY Old Fashioned Christmas Tree Garland Ideas

The holiday season is approaching, and you want to update your Christmas tree. Buuuuut you don’t have the budget for all new decorations. I have created a list of DIY old-fashioned Christmas tree garland ideas. These garland ideas are easy to create with your kids and a great way to give your tree that simple, vintage look.

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100 Budget Friendly Vintage Gift Ideas From Etsy (2022)

Are you tired of getting your sister, mom or niece the same ol’ kind of gift each year? Is it still hard after 20 years to figure out a great gift for your dad? Wouldn’t it be nice to find the perfect gift that they will love? Here are my 100 budget friendly vintage gift ideas from Etsy [2022 version]. And don’t worry if your family member isn’t a vintage lover. These gifts ideas are ideal for everyone! Some of the best gifts I’ve ever received have been vintage and antique items. Plus it’s a win-win because one of the most fun things to do is shop a secondhand store for vintage items!

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Hey, I’m Tammy, and I’ve lived most of my life in the middle of a reno project.

I am going to give you quick and easy tips of how to decorate & add vintage style that makes a your house feel like a cozy home. I’ll also share the vintage lifestyle (with some modern updates) that I was raised with and continue with my own family.

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