Category Archives: Home projects

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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Finish It Up Friday! ~ Decorating with Quilts

So you have put up with my painting stories last week, now it is time to share the results. But just for fun, I dug out some true before pictures.          Pretty darn bright, right? Well, take off your sunglasses because … Continue reading

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Doll Bed

So remember the other day when I showed you my little doll bed from Ikea? And I tried to sand and stain it? Finally ended up spray painting it with something I found in the garage. Then I distressed it … Continue reading

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DIY Projects

Not much sewing but lots of house projects this week. Here are a few pics of the almost finished guest room. The oval pictures show my grandfather in his World War 1 uniform and  one set of great grandparents. I … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday

Lots of painting this weekend! The guest room has gone from this: To this: There is much more to be done but the projects in mind are more fun than painting over the orange!It took three coats tocover that wall. … Continue reading

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