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Follow that buffet

Of course I forgot the before picture.. so please just trust me that this was high gloss cherry-ish and boring. Since I am a ding-dong, let’s do things a little backwards today… Here is how the buffet looks finished: This is a bit of story about how it got there. I wanted to try a bit of experimenting with technique so I started layering colors. I heavily dry brushed Shabby Paints Marine Blue all over the entire body of the…

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SxS porch makeover after
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Porch makeover

If you remember last summer, we embarked on a deck/ porch makeover.. it was a bit ridiculous. You can find those posts here and here. Once “monsoon season” finally subsided (seriously y’all… we have 28 out of 30 days of…

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a little silver table

A few weeks ago I had a friend give me this little table. I looked at it for a while and it popped in my head that it looks a lot like the detailed and etched silver platters on…

SxS map cabinet open drawer
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My best find yet!

I love finding unique and fun pieces and when I saw this map/blueprint cabinet I had to try to get it. These things are so hard to find because they are so drool worthy- this was absolutely my best find…

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My old kitchen- the island

After the bookshelf I tackled the island (and peninsula too). I saw this cool product at Lowe’s and wanted to give it a shot- Airstone. The marketing said if you can ice a cupcake, you can use Airstone… well here’s…

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custom sofa table

A few weeks ago I had someone contact me about a custom sofa table. She’d been using stacked boxes to hold their cable boxes for far too long (don’t we all do something like that?). They had a fabulous…

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a dramatic kitchen

I had a client contact me to help in updating her kitchen. They’d just moved in a new (to them) house and couldn’t take the faded yellow maple cabinetry (can’t say that I blame her really). While we are…

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Home Gym redo

Hey there! Life has been absolutely insane lately. If you’ve been following on IG or facebook You’ve seen the chicken coop build progress and all the work I have going on… a few months ago I was able to do this…

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Holiday Gift Ideas

2015 Holiday Gift Ideas This year I thought I would mix it up a little.. Because while I am a DIYer and love tools… I am also a girl and occasionally do try to look nice… Here is my…