A Little Refresh in the Dining Room

Though I have loved and enjoyed my grey walls in the dining room, which are Cathedral Stone from Lowes, my eye just seems to want to see white right now. I am defiantly leaning toward lighter, brighter, cooler, icy colors, in the last couple of years. Since I was going to be purchasing the paint for…

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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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When is it ok to Paint an Antique?

When is it ok to paint an antique? Wow, that is a good question, one I have thought about often. I always wonder will I devalue the piece, will I regret it, what if I change my mind? All of these things are struggles when you are considering painting a piece you picked up at…

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Antique Printers Cabinet

This is my story and I am sticking to it. My hubby stopped in at the auction one afternoon, while I was working, and said, he found this piece at the auction that he thought I might want to go check out. When I went up with him, I was all over it. It has…

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Antique General Store Counter turned Sideboard

Ok, Ok, any of you out there, that have been following along for any length of time, know that I have a beautiful antique Tiger Oar, sideboard, that my husband just couldn’t let me paint. I mean he would have left me, but it pained him, so what is a girl to do? I mean that is…

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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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Change brings Change

Well it has been about two  months since we painted the living room white. I love, love, love, the room and I am so glad I took the plunge and went white. This was a really big step for me. I even painted a bathroom in the same color first because I was so scared. That…

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