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...]

Mid-Century Makeover: An Office Facelift

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My office has gone through more transformations than Michael Jackson's face.  And it'll probably go through several more before I'm done. Yesterday, I showed you this "before" photo of one wall in my office.  This is how it looked when I first started blogging, months ago. I liked it, but after a few months of living with the dresser … [Read more...]

Footboard Turned Fireplace Screen

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I've been on a mission to get several projects for my home finished.  I have been painting, sanding, stenciling, repairing, and waxing like a mad woman. My friend, Donna, gave me this beautiful footboard to turn into a fireplace screen.  I really needed something to brighten up this dark and dingy fireplace and this footboard could be just … [Read more...]