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DIY-Faux Galvanized Vases

Upcycle your old vases into cute, galvanized, farmhouse-style vases using paint. Let’s face it, everybody has a few of these in their cupboards from flower delivers on special occasions. If you don’t, don’t sweat it. Quite honestly, they can be picked up at thrift stores and yard sales for pennies on the dollar. A quick […]

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Poker Table Redo

Poker Table Redo A project from my youngest apple that didn’t fall far from the tree. This proud “tree” has now officially instilled the merits of turning junk into gems to all her “apples”. While my youngest (Colby) was home from school for Christmas break he snagged this old poker table that a friend was […]

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Restyled 9-Drawer Desk

Restyled 9-Drawer Desk I found this little gem (ahem) on a recent junking weekend with my husband. First off, the knobs had to go. They were obviously a replacement for missing handles…and they looked ridiculous in pairs on each drawer. Next came sanding. It became very clear that all my sanding and patching techniques were […]

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Hutch Makeover

This was the particle board hutch I referred to in my previous “Junk Finds” post as a nightmare. Ordinarily I restyle furniture to sell, but I have never felt confident about painting particle board. I needed additional cupboard space in the house we just moved into, so I decided the $12 price tag was worth […]

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The Itsy-Bitsy Bathroom

As I mentioned before, the home I am living in now is small. Figuring out how to organize and decorate is a challenge, but I am determined to make it work and give it my personality. First up…the bathroom. Yep, there is only one in this house. Making that work with four people isn’t the […]

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