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ReUse-apalooza Designer Challenge- Part 3- We are Done!!

Well, our ReUse-apalooza #DesignerChallenge2016 entry is finally completed and has been turned into the auction.  Unfortunately I don’t have a nice “staged” picture to share as we ran out of time finishing the project and getting it delivered in time.  … Continue reading

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Now he’s glad he bought them….

Remember these less than attractive chairs that my husband picked up this fall?     After being set aside for most of the winter, their make-overs are finally done. After cleaning up the wood, I painted the chairs with DIY … Continue reading

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Another Great Furniture Flip

Last week I shared a glimpse of our most recent furniture flip- a 1980s farmhouse style coffee table.  Today I’ll give you more of the details. As you may recall, we picked up the table as part of a “lot” … Continue reading

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A Shout Out to Everything But The House

We’ve got another great furniture flip completed.  This time, it is a farm-style coffee table. The table itself had humble beginnings as a simple honey oak color table that probably came from a moderate price furniture store in the 1970s. … Continue reading

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My husband says he should have never bought these chairs, but he did

So Tom says that today’s post should be titled “I should have never bought these chairs, but I did!” Several weeks ago, while driving home from an appointment, Tom came across a garage sale and was excited to pick up … Continue reading

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A First Date with Milk Paint

I recently went on my first date with milk paint and now I can’t wait for another! My date started with this solid oak farmhouse style table which we picked up off the side of the road (I still have … Continue reading

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30 Day Furniture Flip Challenge

Today I “officially” joined my first online challenge: The #30DayFlip The challenge itself is rather simple:  Transform a thrift store, garage sale or curbside find into something spectacular.  The trick will be to decide what item in our current stash … Continue reading

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From Bedside Table to Wine Cabinet in One Weekend!

On a recent junking adventure we purchased this oak cabinet for $4!! It looked like something you might purchase at Target or other discount store, but it was sturdy and other than a missing knob, it was in good shape.  … Continue reading

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Fall Decor on a Budget

As you may recall, last week my husband I decided to take the challenge to not buy anything new at least for the next month and hopefully beyond. So far so good. In this vein, over the weekend we did … Continue reading

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