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Flea Market Pumpkins: Crazy Love

17 Awesomely Different Pumpkin Ideas from Flea Market gardeners Real or plastic, all white , steam punk, repurposed and upcycled, cement or even paper, we love using pumpkins and making pumpkins and decorating with pumpkins. I haven’t quite figured out how Simply Bungalow made or acquired those cement pumpkins, but I intend to find out. And, I’ll let you know, ...

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7 Steps for Staging a Home For Sale

Television programming about staging has been misleading viewers about what Real Estate Staging really is. Hopefully this list, the information and the photos will help clarify some of the misunderstandings. The goal of staging is to: Help a house sell for the most money possible, in the shortest amount of time.

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Color Confidence, Step One

Is adding color to your personal environment difficult? Do you struggle all of the way to the paint store to finally buy that color which you have agonized over selecting? Does color scare you? If you answered yes to any of the questions, you are not alone. My #1 consultation is a color consult due to these fears and more. ...

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Garden Junk Hunting With The Farmer’s Daughter

On the loose,..and going junkin’ Six of us decided, since we had known each other online for a few years, it would be fun to share our vacations in August and meet in the Black Hills of South Dakota. I wanted to meet my dear Jeanne and delightful Marie who help me on our FMG page! We were all so ...

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5 Ways To Find and Use Junk In Your Garden

5 tips to get “in the know” as a Flea Market Gardener Everyone started somewhere on the quest for garden junk. You were bitten by the junkola bug at a Flea Market with a friend, spied something on trash day and unashamedly snagged it for your own, or were influenced by the old familiar belongings, too good to toss, from ...

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Sue’s Scattered Sunflowers And What She Did

A simple story of a stormy scattering of Sue’s sunflowers and her solution. One day in South Dakota, a storm blew strongly through and around the picnic shelter Sue’s family uses to keep the insects out while they eat. It blew all the sunflowers down, down, down and now they were within reach of the hungry deer. The bees still ...

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Decorator Secrets… Measurements that Matter

An important measurement to know is the height that chandeliers are hung over dining tables. One of the goals in design is to create attractive and defined living areas in any room. Properly hung lighting adds warmth and is more inviting to family and guests. The light fixture to the left is in a large dining room with very high ...

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Doing More With Mason Jars

Why do we like Mason jars so much? Why are they on every Flea Market gardener’s shopping list? If you like Mason jars as much as I do,..you’ve saved everyone you’ve ever had! My favorite idea is to use the old ones as friend bouquets, perfect for giving as a hostess or visiting gift. I snag them up at thrift ...

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Selling Your Home? Staging Matters!

What is Real Estate Staging: Selling versus Dwelling Are you selling your home or do you know that someday you may have to sell? Consider this….buyers are looking for their future home and buying a home is a very emotional process, plus it’s probably the biggest purchase they’ll ever make. They don’t want YOUR home…they may want your house…a product. ...

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