Category Archives: Home projects

My Chair Redo

Before we even got to Arizona, I was scrolling through the online marketplaces looking for stuff for the house. I found this chair and had daughter #2 pick it up for me. I had no idea how huge it was! … Continue reading

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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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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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