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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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garland of twine and dried orange slices

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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christmas presents wrapped in brown craft paper and vintage ribbons and gift tags

100 Budget Friendly Vintage Gift Ideas From Etsy (2023)

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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little boy playing with authentic vintage typewriter while sitting at wooden desk

Vintage Farmhouse Decor That’s Kid Proof

What is the allure of farmhouses and farmhouse decorating? I believe a big part of why people love it so much is the call of a simpler time and lifestyle. We look back at our ancestor’s deep connection to the earth, to hard work, to the production of their basic needs and want a piece of that in our lives. Today, I’m sharing authentic vintage farmhouse decor that’s kid proof. Because not only do we want the authentic homes of days gone by, but we also want a house that’s comfortable for our family to live in.

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little girl standing in front of blue floral wallpapered farmhouse bedroom wall with window

Antique Farmhouse Wallpaper Found During Renovation

Have you ever wondered what authentic farmhouse decorating is? I mean, what did the farmhouses really look like throughout the years? Today, I am sharing with you 120 years of our farmhouse’s history of wallpaper. Keep reading to discover all our antique farmhouse wallpaper found during renovation.

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Our Vintage Bungalow

Howdy! I’m Tammy, and I’ve lived most of my life stretching a low decorating budget through garage sales and DIY renovation.

I am going to give you quick and easy tips on the beauty of reusing older items instead of spending tons of money on new. I’ll show you how I add vintage style that makes a your house feel like a cozy home (even with young kids, a practical husband and a big dog in tow). 

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