Lets Catch Up-My July Favorites

Its been a full month, lots of  painting-and I’m still not finished, and lots of projects. I’m making a lot of progress painting all the molding white, moving around the room a section at a time. Here I gave the dining room chairs a coat of paint, and the room lite up even more. An antique mirror painted,…

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What Makes a House a Home-and a little chit chat

I love mixing old things in with the new. I think it looks fresh and has a collected over time feel. Every antique piece I have, has been carefully and thoughtfully collected, and has a story behind it. All of these pieces represent memories we spent together as a family, going on trips, long and…

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A Fresh Look For The Living Room

Well, you probably guessed it, the molding is white, the front door, and the Mantle, are painted, and only the staircase on the other side of the room has to be done. Everything about this room looks different now. The curtains which were once almost the same color as the molding, now have a fresh…

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A Makeover for an Empire Dresser-Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint

I have been on the hunt for one of these dressers for my living room for ever. I have seen them priced any where from $350 up to $800 dollars. This one was a steal at $140. My husband scooped this piece up quick as a bunny and hauled it away quickly before they changed…

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Dining Room Table Makeover-a journey…..before and after!

I am in desperate need a new dining room table, however, purchasing a new one is not in the budget right now. So of course, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to the rescue. I have to admit, this large piece of furniture was a little intimidating. I decided it was worth it, because I was ready to put my…

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A Tour of the Dining Room

Well like I always say, when it comes to decorating I like to slowly peel back the layers, revealing what is in store next. which basically translates, I figure it out along the way. I do have a vision, but not all the fine details are worked out in my head, they kind of just…

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Purchasing things in Multiples

Decorating your home is very rewarding, and I love picking up new things to add and change things up. Of course I have learned over the years that you don’t have to have everything out at the same time, that can start to get cluttered looking. Sometimes after I think I am done, I need…

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A New Look For The Mantle

Several months back I came across this rather large antique mirror. I believe it had a base of some sort at one time. I couldn’t walk away. I stood there in the shop just staring at the mirror sitting on the floor. I loved the size and detail of the piece. And then I saw…

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