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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’s 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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Make a Big Change in Your Kitchen

When I think about my dream house the two biggest “wants” have always been a white kitchen and a laundry room, (not a closet but a whole room).  While I love our home until recently we didn’t have either of these things. My husband is a builder and loves himself some beautiful wood, so the […]

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You will soon start to realize how much I love Ikea, and even more how I love to hack it.  Ikea is a great resource if you need furniture on a budget, but don’t want your home to look like an Ikea showroom. (Although you can find some pretty cozy vignettes in the showroom) This […]

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Ironing trim onto drapery Panels

I thought I would start the DIY section of my blog with a fairly easy DIY that almost anyone can do, and there is no sewing involved. Adding trim to drapery panels is a great way to take something basic and add a little flare. It is also a great way to create a unique […]

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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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