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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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thrifty finds thursday :: vintage puzzles

Thursday, January 6, 2011 14:53 No Comments

we had a partially thrifted christmas again this year. unfortunately it wasn’t completely thrifted like last year (because i was just too darned busy to get to as many sales as i needed) but i did find a few good things over the summer. here’s one of my favorite puzzles i got for the baby. […]

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things i want tuesday :: thrifting skilz

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 10:43 No Comments

it’s no secret around this-here blog that i love me some thrifting. i came across hilda grahnat’s blog and am just blown away by the amazing vintage-ness that’s all over her bog. i WANT everything on this blog.

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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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in other news :: home made laundry detergent recipe

Thursday, July 1, 2010 16:00 2 Comments

if you follow me on facebook or twitter, you may have heard me mention that i was going to attempt to make my own laundry detergent. i was shocked at the responses i got to my posts! everyone wanted to see how it turned out and try it themselves. i did two loads yesterday and […]

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