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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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Handmade Backgammon Board by Shop Little Portugal

Now as we are finding ourselves at home more we are looking for games to keep us busy. Discover some fun, bright and luxurious backgammon sets.

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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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My Favorite Margarita Recipe for National Margarita Day

Happy National Margarita Day! First, can we just admit that this should be a national holiday, and second, why is it in February? I‚Äôve always thought it should be on a warm summer day, or closer to Cinco de Mayo, but I suppose if you are on a warm beach somewhere, than February works just […]

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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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The lake house after picture. Decorated with Ikea and Target

I love the challenge of decorating on a budget. We have a camp on a lake in Vermont that we share with family. We really only get to use the house for a few months a year so the idea of spending a fortune on decor doesn’t make any sense, but the family room really […]

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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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