Category Archives: decorating

Dresser renovation with old rulers

This is an old junky dresser I found on Craigslist, last Summer. My plan for it was to be a really cool vanity in our bathroom remodel, with a tiled top and a vessel sink. It was the perfect height and … Continue reading

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Spraypaint, I love you.

Found this metal sign at the Gwill, $1.59 spray paint (Rustoleum Heirloom white) then brown glaze rubbed in, and Wa-La! a cute little somethin somethin to hang above the pantry door…

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kitchen barstools makeover

I know that most of the posts have been about decorating, and furniture re-dos and those of you who read the blog for FAMILY updates are annoyed or bored or both but hey! It’s getting chilly outside! Spraypaint season is almost … Continue reading

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dining room furniture makeover

This is the “Before” photo (please do enjoy the view of our messy garage) but here you can see the curvy legs that first attracted me to this vintage (maple? pecan?) table. It was at the St Vincent de Paul, and … Continue reading

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Josiah’s new bedroom

I was kind of done with painting, remember? The Summer so full of projects and me, so weary of rolling on paint.  But what could I do? Our oldest child–the one who rarely asks for anything–who is quiet and quick to … Continue reading

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thrift store finds of the week!

One of the things friends tend to ask me about a lot is my “junkin”. What have you found lately!? What did this cost? eventually become  Will you take me with you? I never find anything like that! and I am happy to … Continue reading

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all decked out.

(Below, a conversation in May, 2010 when I took the pictures) Welcome to our home! Won’t you please come around to the back of the house and enjoy our lovely deck? I hope you wore shoes, the slivers can be brutal. It’s … Continue reading

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