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Love and a Good Cause: The Maine Float Rope Company

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A few weeks ago when we went to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, we brought home a special treat for our front door. I've seen a lot of these float rope doormats in stores in recent years and we finally decided to bring one home with us. I love our cheerful mat with the pop of yellow - but here are some of my other favorites: How fun are these mats? Not only did they come in fun and vivid colors, but these doormats by the Maine Float Rope Company are also sustainable and practically indestructible. Save Read more ...

The Friendly Front Door

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Our front door has been friendlyfied. Yep, friendlyfied. I decided I wanted a "friendly" green and "Apple Slice" from the Eddie Bauer paint colors line had me sold. It's a hearty lettuce-apple green. After removing the hardware, I sanded down some rough spots with a fine grit sandpaper - there was some factory adhesive on the front side of the door. Then I wiped down the door with a deglosser. This will help strip the door and promote paint adhesion. I used Klean Strip Sander Deglosser from Read more ...