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Before & After:  Children’s Table Makeover

Before & After: Children’s Table Makeover

Giving a child a space of their own is so important.  Not only does it give them a sense of ownership, but it gives them a place just their size where they can tackle those art projects and puzzles.  Take a look at this makeover of a child’s table and chairs set for inspiration for your own child’s space…Continue Reading

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Before & After:  Huge Bulletin Board Makeover

Before & After: Huge Bulletin Board Makeover

A super-cheap {albeit ugly} Goodwill score became a super-cute {and cheap} addition to my daughter’s bedroom.  Read on to see the before and after pics, and find out how I did it… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  From Beast to Beauty – 5 Kitchen Makeovers

Guest Post: From Beast to Beauty – 5 Kitchen Makeovers

Everyone loves a good before/after photo from a remodeling project.  Sometimes, the transformations are simply unbelievable.  Good design has that effect on a home.  Read on to see 5 amazing kitchen makeovers, provided by the folks at Cliq Studios… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Before and After: Upcycled Jeans

Before and After: Upcycled Jeans

I was recently asked to contribute an article and project to the Decorating page on Answers.com…how fun is that?  I was honored, and now I’d love to share that project with you! Pin ItContinue Reading

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Before & After:  Wall of Windows

Before & After: Wall of Windows

On this dreary Friday (at least in the Midwest!), I thought I’d share some before and after photos to brighten your day.   Pin ItContinue Reading

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Before & After:  Cute Pink Vanity Set

Before & After: Cute Pink Vanity Set

What little girl doesn’t need a vanity in her bedroom?  A place to primp and prepare for a fun day at school or in the backyard.  A place to daydream and make silly faces at yourself in the mirror.  Hopefully, these before and after photos will inspire you to create just such a place forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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Before & After:  French Side Table

Before & After: French Side Table

Sometimes, when you find an old piece of furniture to paint, upgrade or otherwise re-do, it just doesn’t make sense to cover the entire thing in paint.  That was the case with this two-level side table I found recently. Pin ItContinue Reading

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Before & After: Bench Upgrade

An old piano bench is updated and ready for use in any room of your home in today’s before and after photos…Continue Reading

Before & After:  Vintage Hanging Light

Before & After: Vintage Hanging Light

This is one of those things that I’d normally walk right on by at the thrift store.  But, not on that day.  On that day, I saw past the ugly 1970s wicker and envisioned this light as it could be… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Before & After:  Lamp in Dire Need of a Makeover

Before & After: Lamp in Dire Need of a Makeover

Do you have something mauve in your home?  Then, chances are that item needs a makeover….like this lamp did. Pin ItContinue Reading

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