How to ‘Antique’ a Mirror {with Silver Leaf}

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      I picked up this pretty little mirror last Fall at an auction. I originally intended on incorporating it in some way in my daughter's room due to its charming size. But, things happen and it has a new life now. Here is the "Before"...       You can … [Read more...]

Porch Coffee Table Makeover {stenciled chest}

stenciled antique chest

I really love this project, so much I thought I would talk a little more about it today. I covered it in this post about our porch makeover, but here are ALL the details if you are interested. I found this chest at a local thrift/consignment store. I don't have a good picture of it in the true … [Read more...]

Large Painted ‘Menu’ Chalkboard {& a Sneak Peek}

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Terry and I have been busy, busy bees this summer working on the items we scored a few weeks ago at a local estate sale.  We were giddy with our bargain finds, but I am not sure we thought through all the work we were going to have ahead of us during what is supposed to be the lazy days of … [Read more...]

Flea Market Find: Milk Painted Kitchen Cabinet

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How is everyone enjoying their summer?   My boys are enjoying the time off from school and the baby is getting so big.  I really hate that summer is almost over and that school is starting back up mid August.   On the flip side, I do look forward to having more time to focus on projects, painting, … [Read more...]

A Cute and Functional Craft Room

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Earlier this summer my friend Karla asked me to help out with ideas for organizing and decorating her home office turned craft room. Craft Rooms are among my favorite types of projects, so I was happy to help. When I arrived, she admitted that they were mostly using the space for storage but she … [Read more...]

Easy/DIY {Girl’s Birthday Gift} Hair Bow Display

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My very good friend Trinity's daughter is turning two this week.  Last year, Trinity threw her daughter this AMAZING butterfly birthday party which was nothing short of spectacular. This year, they are hosting an ice cream social in honor of her 2nd birthday and we are all excited to … [Read more...]

Chalk Paint Furniture Makeovers & Tips

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I am back today with the "finals" of the furniture makeovers I shared HERE. I have had several projects going, and have been bouncing back and forth among them trying to get them all done! I am truly mad about this first cabinet. In fact, I keep trying to decide if I actually want to sell it as … [Read more...]

Furniture projects in progress…

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Hi! Its pretty crazy around here, its finally the last week of school here and we have a new puppy {you can see her on our facebook page}...on top of that the stomach flu is making our way through our house. Such fun! So there you have my excuse for why I am posting the "in progress" rather then … [Read more...]

Crafty Ladies Night {and a $100 Visa Giftcard Giveaway}

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  When we were offered the opportunity to read and review Mary Kay Andrews' newest book, Ladies' Night, we pretty much jumped at the opportunity. After all, we're all about our Ladies' Night Out {Read more HERE and HERE and HERE}. Reading the book was great fun, and this opportunity gave us … [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...]

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