Do-It-Yourself Projects

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Antiquing Furniture

Learn how to antique or distress furniture in three easy steps.

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PAINTING FURNITURE- Sincerely Sara D. Shows Us How!

In July I went to a conference for DIY and Design Bloggers.  I thought I was going to learn exciting blogging tips, social media insights and marketing know how.  I did learn a bit, but the best thing that came from the conference was the people I met.  One person was a very talented DIY […]

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Rustic Sofa Table- Rebuilding, Recycling, and Reclaiming!

If I have an opportunity to use my salvaged wood pile AND power tools, I’m a happy girl!  Some of you might be thinking, “what in the world is wrong with this table?”  The simple answer is…nothing.  Although it is a pretty nice table, it just wasn’t right for my client.  They talked about buying a […]

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Wood Plank Wall- You might be surprised what the secret is!

When I see a wood plank wall, I actually have to stop myself from saying “Hubba Hubba!”  So it shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that a focal point in my new office would be a snazzy wood wall.  There was just one problem, it was a bit more expensive than I expected.  If you […]

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Lipstick Red Looks Great On A Goodwill Stool!

When I saw this sweet stool staring at me from the back shelves of my local Goodwill I knew it would be perfect for my outdoor entry.  It just needed a little makeover.  It was a bargain at only $12.99!

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Barn Door Shutters DIY!

In my pursuit to overhaul my front entry, I decided my window was a bit sad.  It needed to hit the gym and get pumped up a bit!  The solution was a very simple barn door shutter!  The best part about these shutters is that they can be made in one afternoon!  If only I […]

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A Boring Board No More! Reclaimed Wood Floating Shelf DIY

Often times when I need something “perfect” around my house I first look to my own personal junk pile.  Well friends, my pile did not disappoint this time!  I needed a shelf in my bathroom, and this discarded, old, grimy, chunk of wood was just the ticket!  See how this ugly duckling was transformed into […]

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A MASON JAR TERRARIUM!!! 3 Easy Steps!

  I have been swooning over all the pretty hanging glass terrariums for months now, so I decided it was time to make my own!  Because I haven’t mastered the art of glass blowing just yet I had to get a bit creative.  Enter the ever faithful Mason Jar!!!  This ended up being one of […]

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Memories…My Mural Wall Made Easy! Come DIY With Me!

  I love having family photos in a home.  I think family photos add a bit of personality and warmth.  However, some of the challenges that come with having family photos are keeping them updated, organized, having the frames even and straight, and keeping a uniform look.  In this post I will show you how […]

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