Tag Archives: Home Decor

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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DIY Handmade Lavender Sachets

I am not sure why I needed to make lavender sachets. I felt the need to pass them out I guess. Or maybe because it was time for an easy project to use up some scrap fabric. By the time … 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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Hardwood flooring finally…

We are finishing putting down the last hardwood flooring. We originally left the original hardwoods for the character but it was in bad shape, missing pegs and chunks missing and had been sanded so many times we couldn’t have done … 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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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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Update to the Fireplace mantle

I have not figured out which look I want in my family room, but for the winter we decided to go nautical instead of beachy. And these photos are not as clear as they should be. My camera phone is … Continue reading

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