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Before & After: Living Room

The living room was a pretty simple makeover. Just needed a few fresh coats of paint. We went with a satin base of Valspar’s Sweet Jasmine. The trim and around the windows we used a semi-gloss base of Valspar’s off the shelf … Continue reading

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Sew Curtains in 10 Easy Steps

I basically copied how to sew my living room curtains from a blog post @ Young House Love. So if you want more detailed instructions click here. I did make a few changes, mainly because I royally screwed up when measuring … Continue reading

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Kenley’s Bedroom Progress

I am finally getting around to posting picture’s of Kenley’s room. Her room is pretty well put together, we just need to paint the trim and walls. Same as Cohen’s room I have no idea what colors to do…..? BEFORE … Continue reading

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Cohen’s Bedroom Progress

Not much has been done in our little boy’s room besides moving in the furniture, organizing, hanging some curtains… and, well…. that’s about it. I did decide on a paint color! (+1 point) But have I had time to paint … Continue reading

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Basement Family Room Progress

Here is my emotional rollercoaster when I take on big projects like painting the wood paneling in our 1970s basement family room/playroom.  EXCITEMENT about a new project. ENTHUSIASM with the design process (which basically consisted of only 1 thing: paint colors). DREAD … Continue reading

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Upstairs Hallway Progress

BEFORE PROGRESS So I painted the hallway walls the same color as the kitchen (Valspar Ice Morning in satin). Then painted the trim and all the doors the same as the rest of the house (Valspar off-the-shelf white in semi-gloss). So … Continue reading

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Before & After: Kitchen (Part 2)

This post is long overdue. We actually finished painting our cabinets and walls in our kitchen four weeks ago but I am just slow posting the pics. (Click here to see Part 1 of the kitchen remodel) Part 2 is about the … Continue reading

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Before & After: Kitchen (Part 1)

So  few weeks ago I crossed something off my summer to-do list: Learn How To Sew. It was my first time sewing. Ok, a bit of a fib. I did sew 1 pillow in 7th grade Home Economics class 🙂 … Continue reading

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Sunroom Update

I cannot believe the difference it makes just painting over dark wood paneling! It is simply AMAZING! The sunroom is a completely different room just with a few cans of paint and some sweat equity 🙂 Lets start with the ceiling…. … Continue reading

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Weekend: Wedding & DIY

  Below is a DIY Tutorial for a chalkboard paint toy chest. Had a busy weekend with a wedding and house stuff. First off, the wedding of a high school friend. Nina & Greg The happy couple My hubby had … Continue reading

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