Country Design Keeping 2

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Country Design Keeping https://countrydesignstyle.comThere’s so much happening lately I thought the best way to “keep” you informed and updated is with another “keeping” post.

“So what’s going on?”  You ask.

Only the Best of the DIY collection!  Yep the very best!

Then a fun and creative benefit for sheltered animals!  This one even includes a local event and an Instagram event that all readers can follow!

Fall is finally arriving in a creative themed tour starting next week!

Next, for the themed furniture tour, it’s two-tone time!  Whatever that might be???  Hum!

Plus, I’m going shopping at the Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market and I’m taking you with me through Instagram!

Best of DIY

Best of DIYBest of the Best of DIY!  This Friday will be a huge collection of DIY from Shabby Chic, Vintage, and Farmhouse styles.

A truck filled with re-purposed and DIY projects.

Well at least 27 websites full…plus…

Best-of-DIY-BestofDIYit’s a link party!  That means more creative DIY bloggers will be adding their Best of DIY projects too!

What makes a Best of the Best DIY project?

One that’s simple to make, inexpensive and that makes you say, “Why didn’t I think of that!”

Check back this Friday and throughout the week because the link party is open all week!

Thrift Benefit for Sheltered Animals
Thrift Benefit Instagram Shopping #thriftbenefitThis next event is near and dear to my heart.

“Why?”  You ask.

Last year I got the idea of a Thrift Benefit for Sheltered Animals.

Yep, I’m the founder.

As an avid thrift shop shopper, I realized I was helping our little Humane Society when I shopped and when I donated.  All the proceeds go to support the shelter.  There are many animal rescues around the country that depend on the proceeds from thrift shops.  So why not gather a group of Hometalk DIY blogging friends and have everyone shop their local thrift shop that sponsors an animal rescue and then share our projects on a blog tour or link party.

Click here to see the projects from last years event.

The first part of the event is thrift shopping.  We DIYer’s love thrift shopping!  You can follow along with all the DIY bloggers with #thriftbenefit.

You can follow me at Country Design Style on Instagram here.

Thrift Benefit Link Party

Thrift Benefit Link Party #thriftbenefitThe second part of the event is the link party on October 14.  This gives time for the blogger to get those thrift shop projects sanded, painted, cut in half, glued and everything else to bring creative projects to the link party.  We also share stories of our animal families and/or stories of the animal rescues.

Mark your calendar for October 14 to be inspired and help sheltered animals. <3

Festival of Fall

I would love for you to visit each of the other blogs who are participating with me

in the Festival of Fall, hosted by The Everyday Home blog and Barb Garrett.


Each day will be a different theme, and I am sure you will

love seeing all the great projects presented each day –

so please come back and see what’s new.

Monday: Fall Crafts

Tuesday: Fall Recipes

Wednesday: Fall DIY

Thursday: Fall Decor

Friday: Fall Home Tours

Can you guess my category??

It’s not recipes!

Themed furniture makeovers

themed furniture makeover day

I’m had the incredible opportunity to join a group of amazing ladies doing furniture makeovers.  Each month there is a theme for the furniture.  This month it’s two-tone.  The theme is left to each bloggers interpretation.  Last month was decoupage.  After my decoupage…the ladies haven’t tossed me outta the group.

They are a keen group of ladies.

You can read the first “Keeping” post here.

Junk in the Trunk

junk in the trunkPlus!  This Saturday I’m heading down the hill to Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market and I’m taking you with me.

On Instagram!

Make sure you’re following me on Instagram!

This photo is from last year!  So many spindles!!!!

If your new to reading DIY home and garden blogs you may not know what a link party is exactly.  A link party is a post with linked photos of each bloggers project.  You can click away on the photos to read how each project was made.  Plus you find new bloggers to follow.

Hometalk is the largest home and garden collection of bloggers, professionals, homeowners, and renters on the internet.  It’s the place to go for questions and inspiration for anything home and garden.

Let me know what you think about Country Design Keeping 2 posts in comments below.  Is this a good way to “keep” you informed on the happenings in the DIY community.

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  1. i think you just made my head explode ha ha … so much going on…i will have to miss instagram stuff as i have a stupid phone and can’t get it but i sure will be reading everything else …. i have 3 yes 3 rescued dogs so i am happy you help them out xx

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