Re-painting an Antique General Store Counter

I have this Antique General Store Counter, that I once had in my Dining Room, and had painted it Navy. It was pretty, but not really me, do you feel me. I see lots of things all the time that I think are pretty, cute, lovely and so on, but not for me. This color…

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A New Faux Fireplace Facade

Just popping in quick with a room update. When we sent out on our journey to remodel our Family Room, two Summers ago now, my plan was to remove the radiator and replace it with baseboard heat, and a gas Fireplace. Of course my plans don’t always work out, and this case, I didn’t get…

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A New-Old Bed and a few Tweaks for my Bedroom

The truth is, I love white Walls and Neutral decor for a couple reasons; my eye wants to see it, and with very little effort it can all look very different, in an instant, and I love change. It was in the plan to buy a new bed this year, and I knew which one…

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A Simple Modern Romantic French Inspired Mantle

Simple, Modern, Romantic, and French, can it be all of those, I say yes, yes, yes!!!!! I love all of the above mentioned and I love them mixed. By mixing Modern into to Romantic it keeps Fresh and not to granny. And #everything French is my favorite. So lets jump right into the process. My…

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Painting an Island Top-Faux Marble

Popping in today to share a really special makeover. I have had this Kitchen Island for just about as long as we have been in this house, so twentyish years. It weighs a ton, and is rock solid, it was white for 19 of those years. It was covered with a funky kind of paint/plastic…

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My Fall Porch 2016-Let’s Paint it Again

Welcome onto the porch, one of my favorite places, for what I like to call a “Sit Spell” Here in Pennsylvania it takes a little longer than normal to be able to add Pumpkins to your front porch, because its still so warm, really into early October. But once the nights start getting cool, its…

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New Life for some old Candlesticks

Boy have these puppies been around for a long time. I mean they aren’t antiques or anything. I purchased them about 10 years ago at the Pottery Barn Outlet Center in Lancaster, PA, for a song, and I do mean a song. They were priced $49, $59, $69, $79, $89, and I bought then for…

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Girly Girl Grown-up Glam with Royal Designs Studio

Wait, what, didn’t I just paint over the last bit of red that was left in this old house. Well, hold on, I am using this red paint from Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to custom mix the perfect fuchsia. I drove over an hour to my stockiest for this paint, and only bought this small sample of the red,…

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Painting a Piece Pink

I love pink, it makes me happy. I have often thought about painting a piece of furniture pink, but was that “too little girl?” I didn’t have any little girls any more, and pink could go wrong really fast…….but recently I decided to give our third floor bedrooms a facelift and thought this was a perfect…

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Grown up Princess Room

This will read as sort of like a diary along the way. I will try to document everything, but you know some times I get so excited to start, that I forget to bring the camera with me. Ha Today I plan to spray paint the red radiator and bring it back to white. So that we…

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