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Using Shutters to Decorate around a Flat Screen TV

July 25, 2014
Using shutters to decorate around a flat screen TV

I have solved a decorating dilemma around our house. We have a flat screen TV mounted above our mantel, and it has always perplexed me how I could decorate around it.  Recently I came upon the solution, and it works like MAGIC! Just use some wooden shutters to frame that big, ole black box! See […]

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25 Vegetable Garden Tips

July 21, 2014
25 gardening tips

Hello everyone! Are you as interested in growing your own food as much as Leo and I are? If you’ve been intending to start a garden and you need a little inspiration, here are 25 different types of gardens that I found on Hometalk. Included in this graphic are traditional row gardens, raised beds, and […]

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How to Control the Weeds in Your Vegetable Garden

July 20, 2014
weed-free vegetable garden

It’s the time of year when I start looking back and reflecting on what I did right and what I did wrong in this year’s vegetable garden. With the hot days of summer on us, our vegetable garden is beginning to wind down. From the look of things, it appears that we did a lot […]

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Wooden Garden Sign made with a Dremel

July 10, 2014
wooden garden sign

Gosh, folks! It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but we’ve been super busy with the garden. We’ve been taking tomatoes out by the bucketfuls, and everything else is producing equally well. I’ve been cooking, canning, and freezing as much as I can, and we’ve also been sharing with friends and family. Leo and I […]

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Outdoor Dining Area in the Garden

June 26, 2014
outdoor dining area in the garden

It seems like it’s been forever since I showed you the new wooden fence panels  that we placed in the garden. We put them up in March with the intention of creating an outdoor dining area, I’m happy to say that we’ve finished with that project. Before we could create this outdoor dining area, we had to […]

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All Things Creative-Patriotic Edition

June 24, 2014
All Things Patriotic

Welcome to the All Things Creative Party-the Patriotic Edition! Here we are near the end of June, and our thoughts are turning to how we’re gonna celebrate America’s birthday. Here at the Crossroads, we’re ready with our patriotic fans and our flag flying high. We love our country and are proud to display it. We […]

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Feature-How I Found My Style

June 22, 2014
Jane from Cottage at the Crossroads

Sweet Pamela from the blog From My Front Porch to Yours is featuring me today as part of her “How I Found My Style Sundays” so hop on over there to read a few tips on cottage decorating. Have a great Sunday, everybody! We were blessed with rain yesterday so I don’t have to spend […]

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Guest Post-Patriotic Painted Pot

June 18, 2014
patriotic painted pot

I’m guest posting today over at Live Creatively Inspired  where I’m sharing how I made these patriotic painted pots. Come on over to see how easy they are to make.

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Adding Patriotic Touches to the Porch

June 15, 2014
Patriotic Porch

I hope everyone had a great weekend. As for me, I’ve been adding a few patriotic touches to our front porch in preparation for July 4th. I haven’t finished yet, but I’ll show you what I’ve done so far. If you follow on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen this sign that I found […]

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