08/26/13

Rancher Home Layout – Entry

Adding Shutters @ItsOverflowing

Before listing our house we added shutters to the exterior brick to give it a more impressive entry!  We also pulled out a lot of the overgrown shrubs and replaced with roses and small perennials.  This made a huge difference in the curb appeal! Do you remember what our ... |read more|

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06/18/13

Growing Corn – Raised Bed Garden

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We haven't chatted about our Raised Bed Vegetable Garden lately!  How is your garden doing!?!  This year, our favorite crop has definitely been our growing corn on the cob! Corn will grow 36 - 48 inches long, 12 - 18 inches wide, and 8 inches deep.  As you can tell from the ... |read more|

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04/03/13

Landscape for House, Part One

Landscape for House ItsOverflowing 2

Landscape for House.  Here's the exterior of my home on closing day.  The original owners had done a great job maintaining the house, but just as the inside needed to be gutted and updated, the exterior was totally in need of a landscape makeover! The huge, pokey Holly Bushes ... |read more|

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07/26/12

Clear Out Backyard

New Fence, Pecan Tree

Clear Out Backyard: Overgrown Shrubs and Vines was majorly on my mind when we signed on the line to purchase this rancher. Our home was a complete disaster from the front curb all the way through to the back fence. We bought it from the original owners who had proudly called it ... |read more|

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07/13/12

Home Tours: Mid Century Modern Home Tour

Large Backyard

Ready to be amazed!?!  You're going to love this Dreamy Dwelling: Mid Century Modern Home Tour.  A few months ago, I introduced you to a precious family in the process of adopting from Ethiopia!  They are some of our best friends and I'm so excited that Sarah has sweetly invited ... |read more|

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06/19/12

Decorating the Front Porch {Knockoff}

This summer I've been working on our Rancher Home's Curb Appeal!  I told you the other day that I've been crushing on tall planters and showed you a few of my favorites {here}.  And after obsessing over them for long enough, I splurged and bought a set of my own and planted some ... |read more|

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06/07/12

Pretty Plants in My New Tall Planters

It is definitely summer...we're well on our way to triple digit temps and I'm trying to incorporate as much fun for my sweet B's as possible {here}.  After soccer camp {here} and swim lessons, and before baseball practice, I made a quick stop at my favorite nursery!  If you ... |read more|

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06/06/12

Loving Tall Planters {Look for Less}

I've been searching through my favorite inspiration catalogs and magazines for cute planters!  Tall planters keep catching my eye...the planters pictured below are 12 1/2" sq. x 26 1/2" h for $89.95 each. Crate and Barrel Recently, I stopped by my newly remodeled ... |read more|

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