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DIY

I took the plunge!

I have finally come through with one of my idea.  Yesterday I opened up my own Etsy shop.  I am pretty excited about it because it is one of the first ideas I have had that has actually truly come to life. The name of my shop is Southern Sign Shop.  Pretty easy and to … Continue reading »

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Before and After: Furniture Flip

Happy Labor day to my friends!  I hope you all have enjoyed your long weekend.  I had an amazing week and change off this last week and I wish it was not coming to an end.  I did have two pretty stressful moments occur when I decided to check on my work email, but other … Continue reading »

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Guest Room: The FINAL Reveal

I can finally say a room in this house is complete!  I am actually really proud of this room because it is a room I would never have envisioned myself doing.  I am pretty much a Safety Sally when it comes to paint and designs, so this room has been a challenge.  It is very … Continue reading »

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IKEA Hack: Wall Lights

Happy Friday!  I am dying for the weekend to start so I can get a few more things done around that house and recharge my batteries.  I want to start with a clean slate before I start working the Chore Chart next week. Exciting news for me….my guest room post was featured on Cutting Edge … Continue reading »

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The Plan….Stan

This weekend was so nice to have time to sit around and do nothing, but I need more of it.  I finally put in time off for the end of August, but SO.FAR.AWAY! I am clearly not one to focus on getting one room complete in my house at once, I have to roam from … Continue reading »

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Guest Room-The Not Final Reveal

I hemmed and hawed about showing you the progress I have been making in the guest room.  I wanted to show you the final product, but that is taking just way too long and I am pretty excited.  I still have a ways to go, but it has come pretty far from its beginnings. When … Continue reading »

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Chair Flipping

As you know, my dining room hasn’t had much mention here on the old blog.  Mainly because I haven’t done much with it since getting our new table.  I did refinish a chair we bought at a consignment shop, but then the room sat.  And I will be honest….it is going to continue to sit … Continue reading »

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98% Complete

Last week I alluded to some good news in my life and good news is what I need right now.  I have informed those that need to be informed, so now I can tell all of you.  Yes, BEFORE I facebook it to the world.  You should feel special!! Late last week I was offered … Continue reading »

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Our Yard: The 10 Year Project

I am so looking forward to a three day weekend so I can get a few things done in our yard.  Wouldn’t you know it that on the week of our one year house (and wedding) anniversary, our lawn mower decided it just didn’t want to work anymore.  And of course the grass knew what … Continue reading »

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Updating a Lamp Shade

There are so many fun projects going on in our guest room, but I am not ready to reveal the whole room to you mainly because it is not complete.  I love watching the progress of rooms come together, but this one I want to wait until it is together and then piece everything together … Continue reading »

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