Category Archives: Home projects

A Different Kind of Finish

As you know, I’ve been working on my card catalog project this week. Just to remind you, here is a before photo. After a lot of sanding, painting, and such, here is the finished project. I purchased the hair pin … Continue reading

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Card Catalog Project

Early this summer, I picked up this card catalog at a garage sale. It took me some time to decide what to do with it, even though I’ve always wanted one. The first step was disassembly and removing hardware. Then … Continue reading

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Reupholstery Project

Daughter #3 loves Mid Century Modern style. She has long wanted an Eames Lounge chair, but with prices in the thousands, it wasn’t in her budget. However, she found this 1963 Eames knock off made by Plycraft on Craigslist. It … Continue reading

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A Different Sort of Fabric Project

I recently picked up this vintage rocker at a yard sale. Yesterday was the day to tackle reupholstering it. The first thing I did was remove that backing. Wow! Loved what I found underneath! The seat was another story. Yuck! … Continue reading

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Painting, Painting, Painting

I have been greatly remiss in responding to comments this week. The fact is, at the end of every day, I’ve been to tired to think, much less respond coherently! And here is why. Daughter #2 is here and she … Continue reading

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A Little DIY

While Daughter #2 was here, she helped me tackle a few DIY projects.  That wallpaper border went up nearly 16 years ago. It was time for it to go. I always loved it as well as the paint color, but … Continue reading

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TBT ~ Quilts Around the House

 I feel so much better this week! Thank you for all of your sweet comments! I hope to get back to responding soon. Now that I am home and feeling well, I keep thinking I should be going in to … Continue reading

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