Softening up the LOOK and FEEL of the Staircase

One day it just hit me, I took a picture of this part of the room, and thought, it was pretty???, but it seemed harsh, not the soft, saturated, hues I had been craving lately. Even my Blue table that everyone gushes over, wasn’t looking good to me anymore. So, you know what that means,…

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A Little Bedroom Refresh-Phase Two

I’m back, with Phase Two, of this little refresh in my bedroom. Last fall I painted my bedroom white, and came up with a plan to update the room in three phases. I definitely enjoy taking on a few smaller projects at a time as opposed to everything all at once. Not only is it…

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#simplefloralfridays BONUS WEEK 7

Ok I know I said this was a six weeks series, so lets call this a Bonus Week, since it would be Week 7. Again I purchased these florals from Afloral, there quality and price are unbelievable. There was a time I ┬ádrove over an hour, regularly, to purchase florals for arranging, and I learned…

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#simplefloralfridays

Here we are again Week 4 of #simplefloralfridays I collaborated with Afloral for all my floral needs to create 6-weeks worth of inspiring floral designs. I can’t believe its already week four, the time is flying by. If this is your first time here, welcome, I am so glad to have you. Be sure to…

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#simplefloralfridays

Its that time again, popping to share Week 3 of #simplefloralfridays I collaborated with Afloral for all my floral needs, and I am popping in every week for at least 6-weeks in a row, to share a simple design, that anyone can create, no talent required. If you are stopping in for the first time,…

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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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#simplefloralfridays

If you are stopping by the Blog for the first time, welcome. I have partnered with Afloral and I will be popping in every Friday for at least the next 6 weeks to share a simple floral arrangement that anyone can do, if you have the right materials and right container. No talent required. The…

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A Little Bedroom Refresh-Phase One

Okay, if you have been around my Instagram at all lately, then you already know that I was working in my bedroom for a couple of months, giving it a bit of a Facelift, actually just adding in all the pretty things. Last fall I painted my bedroom white, though I still have that gray…

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Painted Furniture Issues and how I fixed it.

I have this round oak table, that we picked up about three summers ago for $50. it had seen some better days, I think maybe it spent the last 10 years or so of its life stored in a basement or garage, it was rough. I painted the table white awhile back with chalk paint,…

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My Very First Antique-and how it happened!

This is a story about a girl who had only ever shopped retail, turned Antique Furniture collector. There was a day about thirty years ago, that everything I owned came from the Department Store, its all I knew. If you needed furniture, you went to the furniture store, right? Well little did I know, about…

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