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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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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German Schmear: A Risk Worth Taking

Who remembers the infamous Fixer Upper episode where Chip introduced Joanna, and the world, to the German Schmear technique? In case you were living under a rock and for some reason missed that episode, they were renovating a house for a younger couple who loved the old world charm associated with older character homes. Chip […]

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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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Before & After – a 70s Kitchen Makeover on a Budget

It was time! Finally! Time for me to branch out from doing my own home projects and take a stab at helping someone else achieve their dream space. I knew right away what project I had to complete – my mother in-law’s kitchen! This kitchen was the original with the house (mid 70’s). Saying it was […]

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