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Hearth and Wood Slice Fireplace Insert

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Remember this beauty from last week? If you missed it, you can check out how I restored that chunky mantel and painted the brick on my fireplace surround, here! I’m still loving everything about my new black brick fireplace and updated hearth. Everything is just popping all over the place, and I’m thrilled with the […]

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Painted Brick Fireplace

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This my friends, is a story of a makeover. A makeover that happened twice. Well, 2-1/2 times. You’ll see what I mean. I am in love with this painted brick fireplace. It has contrast and texture and simplicity. But it took a bit of work to get here… First, don’t be alarmed by the giant […]

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Living room console table makeover

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Well, this is without a doubt the nicest “before”, I’ve ever started out with. It just needs a little change… in the storage direction. You feel me? I’ve always loved our little white Ikea console table. In our last home, it had this great spot in the family room for a little laptop work, or […]

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Cane Wingback Chair Makeover

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Hello, my lovelies! Exciting news… you can find me over at Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body today, for my very first contributor post!! This curvy lady needed a makeover, in a big bad way — pop on over to DTLB and check out exactly what happened to her! It’s a ‘Cane Wingback Chair Makeover‘ […]

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Foyer Before and After Makeover

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Good morning my lovelies. I’m so glad you’re here. Have I told you how much I appreciate you lately? Well, I do. And, since I can’t have you over for a half-sweet, vanilla latte (my fav.), how about I finally welcome you into my front door? Let’s get to the Foyer Before and After Makeover, action! […]

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DIY: Vintage Lamp Makeover

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So. I’m loving the wifi at Starbucks today! Geez… you don’t know how much you rely on your internet connection until it’s gone! Well, it smells good in here, and it’s a nice change of pace, watching people come and go all day. Okay my lovelies… time to get this post up and running! I […]

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DIY Coral Painted Headboard

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Summer seems to be rapidly coming to a close (single tear). But, I can still take advantage of those mild days. I came across this old headboard. I thought the spindle detail could look so pretty with the right colour. I think my brothers had this exact bed when we were kids. I wanted to […]

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Let’s take it outside

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This time, last year, I was daydreaming about how we could improve our curb appeal situation. This Summer, we finally had some time, and a plan. It has been a ton of work so far — but it’s going really great! And, as far as exterior facelifts are concerned… not too shabby on the budget too. […]

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Saving a Beauty

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Oops, I did it again… I may have found myself at a local garage sale this weekend. And, I may of come home with truck full of gems. I may have… I did. But look… how pretty is she?! I’ve been waiting for a great mid-century modern china cabinet to cross my path. Like this […]

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Vintage Camping Trailer

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If you’ve been following along, you know this Vintage Camping Trailer project has been around for a few Summer seasons. It all began here with an epic exterior paint job. Here it was pre-paint… pre… anything. My how things have changed! The original interior was packed with upper cabinets all the way around. Did I mention this […]