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12 Clever Trash to Treasure Makeovers

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Whether you’re watching Fixer Upper or What Not to Wear (hello reruns!), or scrolling through the internet’s gazillions of DIY websites, is there anything much more exciting than a good Before and After?  The uglier the before, the better.  There’s just something about a clever or unexpected transformation that inspires people to see the beautiful potential […] Read more…

Holiday DIY Fabric Banner

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Guys, I’ve finally decided to give in to the holiday spirit… just a little.  😉  I haven’t done any decorating at home yet, but I can handle Christmas music (in small doses), I started doing some gift shopping (online), and I made this DIY fabric banner to sell at my booth.  Have you given in […] Read more…

How to Reupholster a Dining Chair + Straying from your “usual” type of project

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My favorite pieces to paint are vintage and antique furniture.  The details, scrolls, and craftsmanship are almost unmatched in modern day pieces.  There’s just something so satisfying about taking a neglected dresser, table, or chair that was loved decades ago and transforming it into a beautiful, usable piece again. Can I get an amen? But […] Read more…

Repurposed Art to DIY Memo Boards

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Framed fruit, almost juicy enough to grab and take a bite. Dainty flowers frozen for eternity on stark white paper.  (Now that’s a plant I can’t kill.) At one time, these prints hung proudly in a hallway, or if they were really lucky, in a living room watching a happy family going about their daily business – until […] Read more…

Easy Update: Painted Mirrors

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If you’re looking for an easy, budget-friendly way to create a statement piece for your walls, painting a large mirror frame is the way to go.  You may have one already that has a unique design but the original finish isn’t working for you anymore – or you can find them pretty easily while thrifting.  I got both […] Read more…

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