Farmhouse Cabinet and Bel Monili winner

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You may have thought I fell off the face of the earth...I didn't. You may have thought I ended up abducted by Jimmy Hoffa's kidnappers...nope. I've just been swirling in the drain of life's busy-ness. I have a gajillion projects going, but before I get to that, one quick order of business.  I realize I left you hanging regarding the Bel … [Read more...]

A Little Rambling, a Little Re-Freshing!

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Let's see if I can get back into the swing of keeping up with blog, shall we?  I can hardly keep up with the laundry and ironing, but blogging is important, no? First of all, I want to say a HUGE "thank you" to those of you who have visited the shop and shown so much excitement and enthusiasm. You make my heart sing with hope that this just … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Art in the “Hallway of Doors”

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There's a lot of exciting developments going on here at the bungalow, most too premature to share, unfortunately.  Suffice it to say that I'm excited and BUSY and the blog will suffer for it. In spite of the busy-ness, I've managed to begin...and I do mean begin...not finish....several projects around the house. One such project is … [Read more...]

Another Guest Bedroom Reveal

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Okay, I'm finally gonna do it.  Even though it's not completely finished, I'm going to pull back the curtain and let you have a peek at my second guest Bedroom Reveal.  My first guest bedroom reveal is here. I started re-decorating this room in July. Yeah, July! I'll start out with a view from the doorway. I shared the chandelier … [Read more...]

My Virgin Experience with Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint

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I thought I would share with you my first experience with Miss Mustard Seed's Milk paint.  I ordered the Sample Pack offered to potential vendors.  It came with Tricycle Red, Shutter Gray and Ironstone. I thought the Ironstone would be a great color for this little oak dresser I purchased. Other than some bubbling veneer on top, … [Read more...]