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So….what is exactly is behind the White Shutters on my Mantel?

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Happy {random} Wednesday! Every time I post a picture of my mantel, I get at least one person who asks the question, "What is behind the shutters on your Mantel?" Well, that is a good question. Those shutters weren't always there..... My current Nautical Mantel... Some people think there's a window and others think its a wall. One person guessed that the shutters were decorative only. Well, you're all wrong. Yep, just my boring tv! I have put off posting this because I felt silly … READ MORE

Nautical Mantel


Happy Tuesday, crafters! I have been dying to do a nautical themed mantel this summer and I finally did it! Nautical is trending big time and I'm loving the trend. Plus, we're going on our annual family vacation to the Outer Banks in a couple weeks and I am like a little kid waiting for Christmas! Our week at the beach is a highlight of my year :) So remember my 4th of July Stars and Stripes sign? Well something just might look familiar... Nautical Don't you love the navy and white stripes … READ MORE

Summer 2012 Handmade Gift Exchange GIFT FEATURES Round 2

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Happy Monday! Are you ready for Round 2 of Gift Features for the Summer 2012 Handmade Gift Exchange? Check out these amazing handmade gifts made by crafters like you! {If you participated in the gift exchange and haven't linked up yet, go do so here!} New to Craftaholics Anonymous? You can read about the Handmade Gift Exchange here! Handmade Gift Exchange This time around, I signed up for the All Countries exchange and was paired up with Clara She made an adorable owl card … READ MORE

Craft Room TOUR with Midwest Modern Boutique

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Hi Crafters! Today Linsey is here to show off her major craft room makeover! She has some great ideas. enjoy! -linda Hi everyone I am Linsey from Midwest Modern Boutique. My sewing room is my favorite room in my house so I am so excited to be sharing with you today! Craft Room Before I started in the utility room in our basement using a wood bench that the previous owner had left behind as my table that held my machine. As you can see..it was not the best work space! It wasn't very … READ MORE

Awesome Shabby Apple GIVEAWAY!

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Happy {giveaway} Thursday! Today I have a fabulous giveaway from Shabby Apple for you! If you haven't heard of Shabby Apple dresses, they are a great new women's apparel company that makes vintage inspired modest clothing. They saw a need to: "...make women feel feminine and beautiful for what they wear, not what they bare. We offer flirty, stylish dresses a woman can wear just as comfortably in the office, at a family dinner, or on a date." Shabby Apple I currently own the navy … READ MORE