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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** UPDATED, this painted hutch and table were photographed in May 2012 and are featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Better Homes and Gardens Do It Yourself Magazine on news stands through April 9th, 2013**  Yee haw! **They were also photographed in January 2013 and will be featured in the Better Homes & Gardens […]

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