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Tuesday Turn About #46 Neutral DIYs

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The party has started and Tuesday Turn About #46 Neutral DIYs has some projects with a limited color palette… perfect for every home!

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TUESDAY TURN ABOUT #46 – Neutral DIYs

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Well, it seems that things are starting to look up for some of us! I’m hearing quite a bit of news today regarding modifications of shelter in place for several states! Are you one of them?

So Cal may be waiting for a bit, as our recent heatwave is tempting many-a-beach-goers to throng to our sandy shores. *facepalm*

It’s times like these that make me thankful for a Heavenly Father that is in control and sovereign over all of this! Continued prayers for you and yours, and the that Lord will guide our leaders and us in the way we should go.

Well, we may not be able to go to the beach, but we CAN party! So let’s do it!

Baby Update

Are you all waiting, like I am, on pins-and-needles for my little jellybean #4? I bet not! LOL!

Just as an update, we are still waiting. My daughter-in-love, Bitsy (short for Elisabeth), has her weekly appointment today, so we’ll see what the doc has to say.

Bits (short for Bitsy, hehe) did have her ‘burst of energy’ on Sunday/Monday, so we’re hoping that it’s a tell-tale sign! I’ll keep y’all posted!

Weekly Blogging Tip

This week we have another Pinterest tip for you! When creating pins, Pinterest “best practices” suggests creating a pin with a 2:3 ratio. For example, create your image/collage size as 600 x 900, 735 x 1102, or 1000 x 1500 pixels. You get the ‘picture’, right?

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Did you know that baking soda is a gift from God?! Well, I sure do think it is!

My favorite way to use baking soda is for cleaning my vintage Pyrex dishes and enamel cookware! Just dip a damp cloth into a little mound of baking soda and gently rub off those stubborn stains. (I would only use this on the unpainted/non-decal areas of vintage Pyrex, as there could still be some micro-abrasion from the baking soda… unless your piece is too far gone, and a bit of possible scratching wouldn’t matter.)

Neutral DIYs

So many amazing posts were shared this week. It is always hard to choose just three, but it seemed especially hard this week!

However, three posts I did choose, and they all involved neutral-toned DIYs that are perfect for any style home, indoors and outdoors! And remember…

Be sure to hop on over to Thistle Key Lane and Bluesky at Home and check out SIX additional features from TTA!  If you haven’t been featured at MWA this week, you just may be featured there!

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Lemon Squares Recipe | Simple Bucket Container Garden With Flowers

This Week’s Features:

A Cushy DIY

This tufted DIY cushion is so pretty! The neutral linen fabric is just gorgeous and makes this DIY look like a million bucks! And Jayne from Chalking Up Success makes it easy to replicate with her DIY tutorial AND video!

linen tufted cushion on bench

A Scrappy DIY

Unique Creations by Anita is sharing a wonderful DIY wall hanging in a black-and-white color palette. I would LOVE to have this hanging on the HUGE wall outside MWA’s front door!

tuesday turn about home diys black and white wall hanging on brick wall

Low “Coast” DIY

Yes, these lovely white coasters are low COST because they are DIY’d! Joy is sharing her tutorial and pattern for these simple and practical household items over at Artful Homemaking. You could do these in any color to coordinate with your home decor!

white knitted coaster with glass

Check out our Tuesday Turn About Link Party Pinterest board! All NINE featured posts are pinned to this board each week!

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34 Comments

  1. Hi Julie! Thanks for another wonderful party and great tips! I’m particularly excited to read your monogram printables post – I love things with initials on them, and this looks really lovely! Fingers crossed for Jellybean #4 soon! 💗

    1. Always happy to see you here, Barb… Yes, there will definitely be an announcement on Tuesday. Just realized I forgot to schedule my Pinterest because of all of the hub-bub here!

    1. I’m happy, too, Shelley. I remember the stories from NJ at the beginning of this. Hard, but I trust it will be over soon.

  2. Thank you for hosting! This is what I featured the week of 4-20 to 4-24 on my blog. On Tuesday was Gluten Free Brownies. Wednesday was Baked Chicken Breast. Thursday was Baked Spaghetti Squash. And winding up this Week of Stay at Home is Tip Friday Storing Cookies and How-To Make Homemade Sour Cream. Enjoy!

  3. Thanks for hosting I’m in Massachusetts, and no restrictions have been lifted. In fact, they just put even more in place today. Sigh….. hopefully we will be coming out of this sooner than later! Look forward to hear an update about jellybean #4 next week!

    1. Yes, Jennifer. We are hoping the same. I will def have an announcement on Tuesday! 😉

  4. Hello Julie, thanks so much for featuring my French tufted mattress cushion and thanks also for the lovely party! Sounds to me as if Bits will be here before we party again, fingers crossed!

  5. Thanks for hosting, Julie! I know you guys are all excited about the new arrival. We’ve been shocked at how many people are flooding the beaches of Florida too. I think they all just have cabin fever though. It feels like FOREVER since we’ve been able to go anywhere. Cheers to staying safe and sound! Hugs, CoCo

  6. Wow, such fun to have a little baby arriving in the middle to all this craziness! I hope and pray all goes well and that our new little grandbaby is healthy and happy! Thank you for hosting! I really love to visit your site. It is clean, refreshing and has so many different ideas. Thanks again!
    Hugs,
    Tee @ Teediddlydee

    1. So happy to see you here, Tiff! Between you and me ;-), all went well, and everyone is happy and healthy. Big announcement on Tuesday! Woot!

  7. Julie, thank you for hosting Tuesday Turn About!!! I linked up a couple of different posts this week for all of us spring gardeners (#138 and #139). Hope you are having a lovely week!

    Hugs,
    Barb 🙂

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