Before and Afters Archive

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French Grain Sack Bench Makeover

I hope you all had an amazing holiday weekend – I did, I only wish the weekend was longer! The extra day off did give me the opportunity to work on a few projects, one of which was transforming the most hideous beast of a bench into a true beauty. As you

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DIY Faux Planked Tabletop

Happy Monday, I hope you are enjoying your holiday weekend! My family has been celebrating my daughter’s high school graduation, so it’s been a busy, full week of preparation and festivities! I honestly haven’t had much time for blogging (plenty of projects, just no time to take photos and/or write about them),

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DIY Pet Bed

Good morning and happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! They’re never long enough around here! I shared this post a couple of weeks ago over at Lolly Jane, but thought you all might enjoy a re-post, in case you missed it. Have a great day! ——————————————————————————————————— Hello Lolly

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September Recap

Hello everyone, welcome to October! I’m looking forward to savoring every last minute of this new month! I love October – the cooler temperatures (finally!), sweaters, boots, and preparing for the approaching holidays.  I have some fun things planned for the month, but first I thought I would do a quick recap

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Family Room Reveal – Thrifty, Stylish and Comfortable

Hi all, I hope you have been having a wonderful week! I’m back today to share a few pictures of my family room with you. Please keep in mind that it’s still a work in progress, but I feel like it is finally to a point where I can share that progress

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Budget Friendly Entryway Reveal

Happy Tuesday, friends, I hope you all had a great Labor Day weekend (hopefully you weren’t laboring too hard)! My weekend was great, but busy, busy, busy! With temperatures here in the desert hovering around 110 degrees this weekend, I was finally ready for Summer to be over and for the cooler temperatures of

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Vs. Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint – A Comparison

*Affiliate links are included in this post, for your shopping convenience. Please click here to read my full disclosure policy. Have you seen this? It’s a relatively new line of chalk paint and waxes from Deco Art, called Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint, and I just finished painting the cutest set of nesting tables with

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Happy Friday And A Sneak Peek

Happy Friday, friends!  I hope you all had a good week!  I’m definitely ready for the weekend and for celebrating my sweet niece’s birthday tomorrow.  She is going to be thirteen and I get a bit emotional thinking that the adorable little baby-doll toting toddler with the ringlet curls, is now a

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A Pretty Little Skirt

Despite my best intentions, unexpected medical issues (both of my doggies, my son, then my hubby!), have derailed my decorating plans.  Time, money and that ever precious commodity , energy, had to be channeled elsewhere for a few months.  The good news is that everyone, dogs included, have either recovered completely or

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Craftroom Reveal!

I was beginning to think this day would never come…. but here it is!  My craft room makeover is finally finished and ready to share! Of course, before I show you anymore after pictures, I’m going to make you look at the before pictures (again) just so you can fully appreciate how far