Glam Office

Most people have that one room in their house that ends up being a catch-all. I know we do, thankfully it’s a section of our finished basement that no body really sees, except the cat. My client had a room like this that was intended to be her office but ended up being a storage […]

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French Country Guest Room

I don’t know about you, but I love having the opportunity to experiment with techniques and develop a new craft. Recently I was given the privilege of redoing a complete bedroom suite. Not only did this involve painting the furniture and finishing it with an antique wax, but my hubby helped me completely transform two of […]

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Boring Basement turned Lodge Man Cave

Boy oh boy this renovation has been a long time coming! Now that it’s finally complete we have been spending all of our time down here (I’m actually writing this post from the man cave). Read on for all the details and pictures of this exciting transformation. I’ve even included some links to my favorite […]

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Fusion Paint and Why it’s Better than Chalk and Milk Paint

Upcycling furniture has become all the rage lately. There are so many techniques and methods it’s hard to decide which to go with. If you’ve read my earlier post DIY: Cupboard Upcycled into a Bench, you know that I’ve worked with milk paint previously. This paint has two flaws; it must continuously be mixed, and […]

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DIY: Cupboard Upcycled into a Bench

In this post I’m going to show you how I upcycled an old kitchen cupboard and into a bench-seat. Prep Work: I started by cleaning the cupboard with hot water and Dawn dish soap. It’s important to get any grime and grease off the wood so that the paint will adhere better. I also removed […]

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Chic Spring Home Decor Finds for Less

I don’t know about you but seasonal changes always have me itching to switch things up in my house. As the days grow longer and the weather gets warmer (YAY!), I start craving bright colors and fresh (or faux) flowers. I’ve got a list of some inexpensive spring decor finds to pack a colorful punch […]

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Our Kitchen Reno – Part II

I remember it like it was yesterday… Two years after we moved in, my sweet hubby came to me one Saturday morning after wandering around the kitchen and said simply “Ya know, I don’t think it would cost us too much to redo this kitchen”. Guys, that is all it took! I became a brainstorming […]

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My Must Have Items for Your Valentine’s Day Tablescape

Most people think of the typical red and white hearts when it comes to decorating for Valentines Day. I personally prefer to use blush pinks, creams and various metals when decorating my home. Since my husband and I are planning to stay in this year and cook a romantic dinner, I wanted to share my must-haves […]

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How to Transition from Christmas to Winter Decor

I must say packing up my Christmas decor is always hard. I get a serious case of the Christmas blues each year. This year I decided to leave several things out all winter. I mean you put them up around Thanksgiving and have to take them down a month later… it’s barely enough time to […]

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