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before and after :: coffee table turned ottoman

Saturday, March 3, 2012 15:49 2 Comments

here’s my most recent before and after project. it started off with a coffee table in awful shape, but with nice lines. yikes! lots of work needed here. i got the foam from a garage sale and cut it to the size of the table. i pained the entire table a bright golden yellow to […]

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things i want {to make} tuesday :: branch arbors

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 12:36 No Comments

we have some trees in the yard that loose so many branches every year. i think it would be fun to make one of these from the fallen branches. found via pinterest.

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things i want {to make} tuesday :: painted doormat

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 11:21 No Comments

i LOVE this painted wood doormat and am definitely going to be making one for our house this summer. how fun and easy!! found via pinterest.

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things i want {to make} tuesday :: glow jars

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 12:52 No Comments

how cute would a shelf of these cute jars be in a kid’s room? easy peasy, spatter glow paint inside ball jars. voila! via pinterest

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things i want (to make) tuesday :: doily light

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 15:21 1 Comment

i’m changing things up a bit today and instead of featuring something i want to purchase, i’m featuring something i’d want to MAKE! i have a whole folder full of stuff like this so i thought it would be fun to start sharing them! how amazing is this doily shade? LOVE, and want to make […]

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before & after :: tutuorial :: couch tufting

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 9:00 11 Comments

we recently got a new couch. we weren’t really in the market for a new couch, but we had some store credit that was about to expire if we didn’t use it. it was a substantial amount so we weren’t willing to let it go to waste. we had a very hard time finding something […]

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tutorial :: before & after :: antlers

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 9:00 7 Comments

i’m excited to share this project with you today! it’s something that i’ve been working on for quite some time. 15 minutes here, 15 minutes there….and finally, it’s finished! my antler wall…. follow along as i attempt to show you how i created this project. (i apologize for the following dark photos taken in my […]

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family friday :: pom-pon garland

Friday, June 18, 2010 14:00 No Comments

if you follow me on twitter or facebook, you may remember me talking about teaching my little dude how to make yarn pom-pons. he literally spent 4 straight hours making them once i taught him how. a project i thought i was going to be doing myself was almost entirely finished by my 5 year […]

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before & after :: planner

Friday, June 11, 2010 13:30 3 Comments

i hear the question “how did you think of that?” a lot. or, “if i only had your eye for things.” i think sometimes people get too caught up in what something looks like now instead of looking at things for what they can be. so many times, the things i get the most compliments […]

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homemade :: holiday gifts

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 14:00 No Comments

first of all i need to apologize for the blurry first photo. i forgot to take final photos of this gift until after i gave them. i had to take photos in the evening at my mom’s house….. this was my first official cross stitch design that i’ve ever done from scratch. i’ve done small […]

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