Category Archives: Decor

Eager for summer to come

In preparation for summer I have been trying out some throw pillows and blankets. I like to move things around the house every few months, or with the season. Summer is one of my favorite decorating themes, I will even … Continue reading

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Ladders are my latest obsession…

I have a thing for old wooden ladders. I have 3 in my collection, though one is still waiting for warmer weather to be sanded and cleaned and possibly painted. It is very long, it is as long as my … Continue reading

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Preparing for Spring to arrive and a RIT project…

I have been trying out some spring decor around the house. Today I am working on the family room. I am pulling some throws out, bunnies, flower arrangements, pillow slip covers, and anything else to make it feel Springy. This … Continue reading

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My front door has been stolen!!

OK, so maybe not my actual front door is stolen, but the color has been. I’m sure of it, yep yep. By HGTV Magazine! Ok, so maybe they didn’t steal my color but it did make the front cover of … Continue reading

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Mission: Dyed IKEA Ektorp Sectional (IKEA hack)

I didn’t take a before photo but if you’re looking for an IKEA hack then you are probably familiar with the Ektorp. But here is a stock photo just in case. I have had this sectional for several months knowing … Continue reading

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Just because… Project coming up

Just because I like to take random photos. This is a hint for another up and coming project. Are you overwhelmed with excitement to see what is going to happen? Stay tuned. It will be posted in the next few … Continue reading

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Being Real, what your gonna see around here

I really hate sharing my photographs of projects that we do around here. Why you ask? Well my house doesn’t look like your typical house you see online. That all white clean clutter free house. You know the ones. They … Continue reading

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Stairs Makeover…

Its been a while. I have been busy. This is one of the projects we have completed very recently. I didn’t get pictures ready of the before with the ugly carpet on the steps but I did show the progress … Continue reading

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DIY: These chairs got a makeover…

Here is a project I did in the fall. My husband picked up an old set of table and chairs from a neighbor. I mostly wanted the chairs, not the table. So I am reusing the table legs for a … Continue reading

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Evolution of a fireplace…

Since I am showcasing my mantle for Christmas, I thought I would show the progression of my fireplace. When we moved in our fireplace was the big ugly elephant in the room. It was dark. The brick was dark and … Continue reading

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