New House Progress–Our Dining Room

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    With Thanksgiving coming up next month and the Holidays suddenly JUST around the corner, I have been extra-motivated to get the dining room "guest-ready" in our new home. I am preparing a photo shoot for another blog we write for, so it was a good opportunity to take a few pictures … [Read more...]

Cane Chair Update With Gray Chalk Paint

Annie Sloan chalk paint--Paris Grey cane chairs

A few weeks ago, one of my decorating clients (also a great friend!) sold me this pair of cane chairs that I've been admiring for months: These girls had great lines, but you know that I love my painted furniture.  I decided to give them a coat of Annie Sloan chalk paint in Paris Grey.  Or is it … [Read more...]

My Dining Room Table & Chairs–Painted White

White painted dining room table and chairs at 11 Magnolia Lane

You all are stuck with me {Christy} for a few days, since Terry just had her baby boy on Saturday {CONGRATULATIONS!}, and Amy moved this weekend and is removing wallpaper borders, painting and unpacking {maybe we should all say a quick prayer for her?!}.  I just sent my beloved aunt and uncle on … [Read more...]

Numbered Seat Cushions for My Chairs

Numbered chair cover seat cushions

Recently, I realized it was time to recover my great-grandmother's set of four ladderback chairs.  I inherited these girls from my parents in 2002, along with the Queen Anne-style square table that my mom and her "cronies" played bridge at.  I think the set lasted about two years under my roof … [Read more...]

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