31 Days To A Less Messy Nest Day 13:: Edit Much

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Lately, I’ve asked myself what’s the least amount of items I can have displayed and still love the look? Not that I’m trying to go minimalist or anything, I think you can tell that by my full gallery wall.  But what has my obsession been with much? In years past, I asked myself, How can […]

Square, Not Round

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31 Days To a Less Messy Nest :: Day 2 Oh ye young lassies out there who have yet to experience the 15 years of marriage to a man with stuff and 13 years of raising boys with stuff, let me speak my words of hard earned wisdom to your yearning, youthful years, I mean […]

Tables and Chairs {& a Link Up}

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lonny domino One of my favorite things to do is to pair up non matching chairs and tables. southern living source? decor pad Look around your home, do you have a small pair of chairs you could try at the ends of your table?  If you have a breakfast area and a dining room, switch […]

Painting Pine Furniture

This is a repost from July 2009, but it’s one of the most common questions I get asked:: “where did you get your armoire?” I recently painted my yard sale purchased, pine armoire. This is how it looked before. I think about 25% percent of houses in my neighborhood have a piece of furniture that […]

Summer into Fall

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I know it’s early.  I’m not getting out the pumpkins or anything, just adjusting to reflect a little autumn. But it’s still summery.  I have to constantly tweak, it’s a sickness. Plus it means every time I dust I get to rearrange. I still haven’t figured out what to do with the big frame.  This […]

How to Paint Furniture Like a Real Pro

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This painted hutch and table were featured in Better Homes and Gardens Do It Yourself Magazine. Yee haw! I painted them myself! If you are a regular around here you know I’m always forthcoming with step by step instructions with how I do a project.  Usually that involves some hot glue and a high heeled […]

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