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laura janning

My blog is an expression of who I am, what I love to do and how I like to do it. I hope to inspire you with my decor tips, my craft ideas gardening and my DIY projects.

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landscaping, deck patio & porch, masonry, diy

DIY Stone Steps

By laura janning on Aug 20, 2012

As I mentioned here, my husband and I accidentally became non-certified, "not" professional masons. We enjoy a good DIY challenge and laying stone happens to be one of them.  This particular project was unfinished steps... Continue reading

decor, windows, how to, diy

How To: Create a Custom Curtain Panel

By laura janning on Aug 17, 2012

Before I show you how I customized curtain panels using the  Cameron Drape from Pottery Barn, there are a few things you should know about my house. 1) I live in a house with 92... Continue reading


Touring a Spanish Villa

By laura janning on Aug 15, 2012

My blog is traveling in a different direction today- literally. See we are going to Spain, to visit my dear friend Ana. Ana and I have been friends for more then 30 years and although... Continue reading

how to, furniture, diy, deck patio & porch

How To: Refurbish Your Old Loungers

By laura janning on Aug 06, 2012

I know... shameful, but don't you dare throw them out We can save them before the hole gets bigger, and you fall in With just a little patience and some outdoor canvas they can be... Continue reading


Weekly Wows

By laura janning on Aug 04, 2012

Happy Saturday ! Well it's the last weekend before my kids start school on Monday and although it's been a great summer filled with lots of fun activities, trips and great memories, mama is ready... Continue reading

landscaping, paint, diy

DIY Daylily Stem Decor

By laura janning on Jul 23, 2012

If you know me,you would know of my love for Daylilies. If not, you can witness that adoration here . The love fest goes on for months until the blooms dies back and I am... Continue reading

how to, landscaping

Birdbath Makeover Tutorial

By laura janning on Jul 06, 2012

Happy Friday Everyone! I hope the week has been good to you and that you have great things planned for your weekend.  Remember when I told you how my birds were not very happy with... Continue reading


Weekly Wows

By laura janning on May 20, 2012

Happy Sunday. I hope everyone is getting through the last days of school just fine and gearing up for a fun summer. My Wow's are random this week, and so is my mind thinking about... Continue reading


Weekly Wows

By laura janning on May 05, 2012

Happy Saturday! I am at the worlds largest outdoor flea market this weekend in Canton Texas, but couldn't help myself with sharing some of the WOW's that I spotted this week. WOW Master Bedroom reveal... Continue reading


My Home Kitchen Tour

By laura janning on May 01, 2012

Sadly, I don't cook. My kitchen contribution, I clean and eat. I can go the grocery store, come home and put the groceries away in the pantry, but I just don't cook   Don't get... Continue reading