Monthly Archives: October 2013

…and It All Went Terribly, Terribly Wrong.

Although I’ve got plenty of examples of refinishing and refurbishing projects that turned out great, there are other times when everything goes wrong. Everything. A part breaks, glass cracks, veneer chips, paint globs up and you really just want to drag whatever it is out into the driveway and set it on fire. Over the […]

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October Finds

With garage sale season coming to an end, I was pretty happy to find such an assortment of smalls. Here are just a few of my small finds from throughout the month. First up I found this box of matchboxes. They are small and have fun graphics, but I’m not sure what I’m planning to […]

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Before: Kitchen Floors

Things are slowly moving along at the new house. We received our new appliances and soon will have a microwave once more. My husband has finished putting the subfloor in the kitchen/eat-in area/mudroom so we’re ready to order flooring. The only thing is I can’t find exactly what I’m looking for. How I wish I […]

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15 Minute Makeover: The Painted Lamp

Last weekend I popped into the Goodwill Outlet store. If you haven’t been, you should definitely check it out just to see it with your own eyes. Items are tossed into troughs and priced by the pound. There’s a lot of digging and strategizing to get the best deal—the price per pound gets lower the […]

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Halloween Honeycombs

Trick or Treat night is a week away so we are doing our last minute costume shopping for the kids. Last week I did find a homemade costume in a free box at a garage sale and my five year-old is super excited about it. The lady did a great job with it and she was happy it would […]

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