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My distressed and antiqued coffee and side tables makeover

August 30, 2012

Looking around my living room and it’s brown, brown, beige and beige.  I need some color in my life.  How haven’t I noticed this before? My wore out coffee table and side tables, all dinged up, scuffed and brown, the ideas started flowing! I am really loving the distressed, antiqued look.  I just knew I […]

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DIY: Simple Southwestern Vase Upcycle

August 22, 2012

I found this pretty vase at a garage sale a few weeks ago.  I wasn’t sure at the time what I had in mind with for it, but I decided to add a little paint and spruce it up a bit.  Since the vase/flower pot had such a pretty design and deep grooves, I thought […]

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DIY: Antique Mercury Glass

August 15, 2012

I might be a little obsessed with home decor, crafting, and up-cycling lately.  I might also be slightly obsessed with garage sales, thrift store, and antique shopping.  The older, more rustic looking, the better.  And cheap is even better! I have plenty of boring ole mason jars, plain glass vases, and what nots laying around.  I think […]

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Homemade All-Purpose Cleaner

September 14, 2011

I’ve got a secret to share.  I haven’t bought all-purpose cleaner in years, YEARS.  I used to buy the expensive 7th Generation  spray, because I thought it was better for the environment and my household, and I still use the very bottles that spray came in. Not only did I start making this all purpose spray […]

Homemade Dishwasher Soap

July 12, 2011

I found this super simple dishwasher soap recipe when I was blog browsing a week ago.  I knew I wanted to try it immediately.  What can I say, I am a sucker for homemade, and I love this homemade Laundry detergent, so I thought I would love this, too. Plus, I had most of the ingredients […]

Remodel week 10

March 20, 2009
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I am very happy to say that as you are reading this I am busy moving back into our home!!!  Yes I said it!!  After 11 long weeks it is happening.  Woo Hoo!!  I just can’t express my happiness enough.  Sometimes you just need your our space, to do as you please, wear your underwear […]

Remodel week 9

March 13, 2009
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Well a miracle has occurred in home renovations, our contractor actually finished,  yes I said it he finished.  But now we wait on carpet to be ordered. Yes I know we should have ordered it earlier and then it would be installed this week while I am on spring break and we could move it, […]

Remodel week 7

February 27, 2009
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Some finishing touches are beginning to take place on the bath room and bed room.  Our lights and fixtures are being installed.  Trim work, touch up painting and caulking are all happening now,  Work is  still to be done but at least the contractor was at the house and some work and progress is happening.  […]

Remodel week 6

February 20, 2009
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Not much progress has happened this week, though our vanity and sink were installed along with the mirror and finishing touches on the tile.  Hopefully today as you are reading this, he is back installing the fixtures, doing some finishing repairs on the door frame, installing our new light fixtures, and then we will be […]

Remodel week 5

February 13, 2009
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The bathroom and bedroom remodel are moving along and we can see a end in sight!! The bedroom and closet were painted (the correct color) isn’t it a pretty calm meditative color?  Well actually that’s the name Meditative see I didn’t come up with it, its actually called that. Ok never mind.  Moving on.. I […]

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