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A deck with blue furniture and a cooler with drinks

It is finally nice enough to get outside again in New England, so I am trying to spruce up the deck so that we can use to be social again safely. We have all this Smith & Hawkin outdoor furniture that I got years ago from Target, but it was not in good shape. However […]

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I just ordered some cushions for our porch in Boston and am busy sanding our deck furniture, so I thought I would share with you the Lake House porch I did in Vermont last summer. I love the cottage we lived in last summer, and I had so much fun sprucing it up, but it […]

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A close up picture of a white TV stand

I ordered Amy Howard One Step Paint for this project months and months ago but I just finally got around to using it. I don’t know if you remember the post I wrote about projects I wanted to get done during the quarantine, but this was number one on the list. That was just shy […]

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Colorful objects, picture frames and books on a Vittsjö bookcase hack

This Vittsj√∂ bookcase hack is one of my favorite Ikea hacks, simply because it is so simple. A few coats of spray paint and contact paper and you can take a basic bookcase and create something beautiful to display some of your favorite books and objects. I chose to paint my bookcase gold, but the […]

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Painted Stairs After

As we are getting closer to moving up to the lake for the summer, I am constantly perusing Pinterest in search of fun projects I can attempt. Today, I thought I would share with you one of the projects I did last summer, paint the stairs. I’ve been wanting to paint the stairs at our […]

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Using a catalog to make Decorated photo mats

Add a little whimsy to your framed photos by adding wrapping paper to the mats. Learn how to easily make decorated photo mats.

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The Upholstered Cushions

It‚Äôs that time of year where you may be dusting off your porch furniture and realizing that it might need a little update. Here is a project that I did at our lake house to replace the worn cushions. I wasn’t able to find any premade cushions that were the right size – believe me, I […]

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The side table in our living room after we transformed it with lacquer

Do you have old furniture that you want to bring to life? Learn how to easily transform tables with lacquer.

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I'm a creative who loves to get her hands dirty with a good project. Mom of two, computer nerd and never without my colored markers. Always in search of fun things to share with you! 

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