2 Minute Tips on Tuesday {even though it’s Wednesday}

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The story of my life is written in my calendar and to-do list.  Some days the only item I cross off my list is “shower.”   Organizational experts suggest breaking down tasks into  smaller ones. The idea being that if you {meaning myself} can break it down, an individual {me}  will obviously not feel so overwhelmed.  Okay, except the list itself can send me into a full blow panic attack on a Sunday night!    Stay with me!

With the autumn season pushing against the front door, I thought I would share 2 quick DIY  fixes when you racing against the clock AND you must get your fall décor out because that is a right of passage!

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Tip #1 : Adding shoe or unused boxes, wrapped in craft paper, to add height or I like to call it “volume.” Boxes for décor  are like volumizer for your roots!  It’s quick and easy and with boxes stacked in my closet for a “rainy day” why not use what I have to bulk up my décor!

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2 Minute Tip #2: pinch clips to get a strong grip on ribbon or fabric. This is useful for wreaths, quick fabric changes that can’t wait for the iron on adhesive strips or gasp a sewing machine!
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That’s it! 2 Minute Tips Tuesday!  Just curious how many started singing the theme song from Frozen after you read the first sentence?

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DIY Wicker Chair Update

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Our front porch faces south and in Colorado that  means sun, sun and more sun.  So wicker furniture gets weathered very quickly.  Kinda like our skin without sunscreen!

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I have seen other blog projects on spray painting wicker. I was a little skeptical because there are so many details in anything with the word wicker. It’s like covering gray roots… there is always one that gets completely overlooked and it’s the only thing you see!

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Here’s the World Market version for $59.99 {sale price}:

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And, my version for the price of a can of spray paint from Home Depot. I went with green as a spring, summer and maybe Halloween color???

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Compare for yourself!

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