How To Paint Furniture – Tips For Getting A Smooth FInish

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I've had lots of questions about how I painted the dresser in my Dresser Makeover post, so I thought I'd better get this follow up post to you quickly!  So, here it is - how to paint furniture - tips for getting a smooth finish.   I'm very … Click to continue reading...

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Essential Oils – A Simple Guide For How To Use Them

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Have you heard about essential oils?  Lately it seems like everyone is talking about them.  I recently wrote about why I love essential oils, and how they have changed my life.  (If you're not familiar with essential oils, I recommend that you read … Click to continue reading...

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Dresser Makeover

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As you may remember, we've been renovating our house the last few months, and while the contractors are gone, we're far from finished!   Though, now we can finally see the end is within sight.  This summer has been all about painting.  Trim, doors, … Click to continue reading...

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How To Re-Upholster A Chair Seat

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Hi everyone!  Most re-upholstering jobs I wouldn't try to tackle myself.  For one thing, I don't have room in my sewing studio to re-upholster a whole couch!  But, today I'm going to share with you a pretty simple upholstery project - how to … Click to continue reading...

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Craftsy Classes On Sale!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Craftsy and how I love their great on-line classes.  You can read my post here.   I wanted to let you know that today and tomorrow, July 19th - 20th, Craftsy is having a 50% off sale on select classes!  This is a … Click to continue reading...

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Why I Love Essential Oils

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First of all, this post is going to be a little different for me, but I'm so excited that  I wanted to share with you something that has changed my life in just a short period time.  Really, I'm not kidding, changed my life! A couple of months ago … Click to continue reading...

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Delicious and Easy Broccoli Salad

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I really love eating salads in the summer, and today  I'm going to share with you a delicious and easy broccoli salad.  It's so good, we've made it twice in the last week!    This past winter, while we were in Florida, I had a broccoli salad at … Click to continue reading...

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What is Craftsy?

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Have you heard about Craftsy?  It's a great website that offers on-line classes on several subjects (15 different categories) from sewing and knitting to photography and cake decorating, and some of the classes are free!  You can't beat … Click to continue reading...

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How To Line A Pillow

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Hello again!  Wow, it's really been a while since I've written a blog post.  I'm finally feeling like things are getting under control from our house being torn up.  (You can read about our house renovations here and here.)  Amid all of the chaos I … Click to continue reading...

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How To Paint Trim – Part 1

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Some of you have may have noticed that I've been MIA for a while...  our house renovation has really been messing with my normal routine!  Since I've been painting A LOT lately, I thought I would share with you some tips and tricks I've learned for … Click to continue reading...

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