Category Archives: Furniture

Shutter Table

When Tony put in the new door for our bedroom (There was no door there before – just an opening. Wierd, huh?) it affected the wall that my long dresser was on; the one highlighted in this post. That meant … Continue reading

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Dog Crate Update

Shortly after bringing our sweet puppy, Charlie, home in October I disguised his massive dog crate in this post here. It looked great, if I do say so myself. So many people came into the house and asked where we … Continue reading

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Lyre Chair Makeover with Gel Stain

Since college I have wanted a lyre back chair. Every once in awhile, when trolling Craigslist, I do a quick search for lyre furniture of any type. There’s usually something on there. I’ve seen beautiful tables and entire sets of … Continue reading

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Table Transformation

My new school got new furniture this year! Usually the district collects and stores all the old furniture, but with several schools upgrading, the furniture depository was full. That meant it was all up for grabs, and this old reading … Continue reading

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From Dated to Dynamite Dresser

Our second apartment on Tortola had this fabulous long dresser in the bedroom. It took up all of one wall, and I absolutely loved it! When we moved back home I knew I wanted a long dresser in our bedroom, … Continue reading

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Outdoor Armoire with Homemade Chalk Paint

Believe it or not, I actually finished a couple other projects over the summer in addition to the bathroom. I mostly worked on these while Tony was completing tiling, but then I got so busy with finish work, I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Reveal of The Best Bathroom Ever (About time, huh?)

It’s hard to even picture what our bathroom looked like before. And harder still, because I don’t think I ever took a before picture! It wasn’t a space that we really cared to remember. This is it now, though, in … Continue reading

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Window Table

Remember when I etched that old window and hung it over the front porch swing? At the time I’d been planning to create a table to go in that area as well, and I finally got to it the week … Continue reading

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Side Table from Old Door

I’ve had this post nearly ready for the last week, but then I got sidetracked preparing for an interview. I found out yesterday that I got the position! Next school year I’ll be a Math Intervention Teacher – small group … Continue reading

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Table Transformation

Several months ago I found this little coffee table on Craigslist. I liked the claw feet, the fact that it came with a glass top, and the cheap price, but it took me several months to get around to deciding … Continue reading

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