Lucille’s Vintage Market

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Lucille's Vintiques Running Aces Map

The big weekend is here! We’re heading to Running Aces to have ourselves a good time. Rain or shine, we’ll be in the horse barns selling our handmade projects. Hope to see some of you there – It’s 9-7 Friday and 9-5 Saturday. Stop by, say hi (spot #7), and check out some of the amazing artists there.

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Sofa Table with DIY Grain Sack Stripe

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DIY grain sack stripe sofa table milk paint antique wax liming wax

Here’s a quick before-and-after tutorial of a sofa table I scooped up for $30 (bargained down from $50). There were a few scratches, but nothing a little paint and elbow grease couldn’t take care of.

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Labor Day Weekend

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lake life is the good life

Laboring Days

Did you have a restful weekend? As much as Joe tried (or I tried to coax him) to relax, he found ways to work. We snuck away to my grandparents’ cabin in Wisconsin for a couple days and soaked up the summer/fall goodness.

Activities included the mandatory games of Phase 10, walking around the lake, boating, giant garage sale in the city of Siren, Shell Lake Days, and plenty of stories and laughs. But by Sunday afternoon, we were right back to fixing up the yard and boat.

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Summer Ventures

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summer jet ski

Summer On

It’s already August,  but summer is just getting started! We refuse to go quietly into fall. Hold your horses, autumn. We’re hanging onto summer as long as we can! These last couple weeks have been a whirlwind of sun, sand and sanding. I’ll start with the fun stuff.

Camping

We went camping in Alexandria, MN and spent a lot of time on the water!

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