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Secretary Desk Makeover – DIY

Secretary Desk Makeover – DIY

Another piece of furniture given to me. I love when that happens. Street piece or given piece, always a treasure.  This small secretary desk was a perfect size for my playroom that all the nieces and nephews visit, so I decided to keep it. I wanted a soft color and...

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Painting Stripes On A Lingerie Dresser

Painting Stripes On A Lingerie Dresser

This is finally a beautiful piece! Of course it was beautiful back in its day, but now it finds a fresh new beginning.  A nice sized lingerie dresser, perfect for any bedroom. This one is designed for a young girls room, or a grown gal's bedroom or oversized closet....

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Painting Fun Flag Boards

Painting Fun Flag Boards

This post contains affiliate links where I may earn a small commission, but at no additional cost to you. It helps me continue to bring free content that may help you with your projects.These boards are cute all on their own, but when painted, they're even cuter! I...

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How I Glazed This Bedroom Furniture

How I Glazed This Bedroom Furniture

I have to be honest, this custom job was one that I thought was gong to be easy and quick! Wow, was I wrong. You have a vision and process the steps in your mind, but it doesn't always turn out that way. For some reason I seem to pick the heavy ones. This dresser was...

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Makeover Canvas With Flag Art

Makeover Canvas With Flag Art

Isn't she lovely? This flag just gives me such a warm proud feeling. Just seeing it anywhere makes me smile...on someones home, on a flag pole. We can all relate to this American Flag in one way or another. We know freedom really isn't free, so when you do see this...

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Paint and Transfers on Drop Leaf Tables

Paint and Transfers on Drop Leaf Tables

      I'm loving these drop leaf tables and the bird transfers. They are the perfect little addition without making them the main focus. My customer gave me three tables to makeover. With her home decor being antiques, shabby and traditional, an...

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Paint A Small Table In A Couple Of Days

Paint A Small Table In A Couple Of Days

Look at this little nugget! Such a sweet little table. I painted this within a couple of days.  If you have the time and the patience to wait on the drying time, it can happen. This is a nice maple table. If you know wood, this is less likely to bleed any oils through...

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DIY Bench with a Headboard and Vanity

DIY Bench with a Headboard and Vanity

Look at this beauty! I am so in love with this bench seat. The color, the drawers, everything! You need to see how this started out though. It wasn't pretty. 😊 This post contains affiliate links where I may earn a small commission, but at no additional cost to you. It...

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Painting A Cedar Chest with Coffee Bean and Espresso

Painting A Cedar Chest with Coffee Bean and Espresso

Another freebie! It doesn't get any better than this. Especially if you flip furniture. This was another piece of "the friend giveth, I must taketh" furniture. Read on!This beautiful Lane Cedar Chest needed new life to it, and that's exactly what it received. Some...

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Ohhhh, DIY Christmas Trees!

Ohhhh, DIY Christmas Trees!

Ohhhh, Christmas Trees! These DIY Christmas Trees were so fun to make! Using any scrap wood you have on hand will do, along with any embellishment you can find, any holiday paint color you'd like, and you'll have beautifully decorated holiday trees! Just like these....

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File Cabinet Makeover

File Cabinet Makeover

This girl is pretty in pink...and gold! It was just a plain old boring oak filing cabinet that definitely needed some bling! FILE CABINET MAKEOVER This was a fun and easy makeover. Raised stencils with some gold metallic paint. Those awesome gold legs and the hardware...

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Textured Empire Dresser

Textured Empire Dresser

Textured Empire Dresser This is such a gorgeous piece of furniture given to me by my cousin. These empire style dressers are made so well and have a unique style all their own. Just look at the figure on this piece! It needed a little bit of work. There were some big...

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Paint Wash An Oak Dresser

Paint Wash An Oak Dresser

Would you look at this beast! It sure did turn into a beauty, parts falling off and all. I couldn't pass this one up. It definitely needed a lot of TLC. My friend Sara (wife of my sons friend), was originally going to refinish this piece but didn't have the time with...

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Spray Painting Furniture And What Not To Do

Spray Painting Furniture And What Not To Do

This post is actually a lesson of what I did wrong when spray painting. I tried it on a set of rocking chairs. Proving once again, I am not perfect 🙂 I'm pretty happy sharing what not to do when spray painting, because we all need to share our failures learning...

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Canvas Makeover DIY

Canvas Makeover DIY

Canvas Makeover DIY Is Easy To Create For Your Home Decor Would you look at that crackle yumminess! This was definitely a fun project. A canvas makeover DIY is easy and fun, plus it was very much needed on this one. The original was dark and brown and didn’t fit into...

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