Category Archives: Before and Afters

Flea Market Find #2

Beat up vintage drawer set gets a makeover…Here’s where it lives now… Scrubbed, spray painted, and each drawer lined with Modge Podged scrapbook paper… I love all the different sized compartments in each drawer. I haven’t had time to fill … Continue reading

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Updating the Front Beds Again

After a ton of yard work the other day, the front flower beds and backyard are looking much better. The changes in front don’t look huge, but they did take a good bit of time and effort. Mainly we moved … Continue reading

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A Father Daughter Project

I had the best time refinishing this chair with my dad (without whom I would have been lost) this past week. We took the chair completely apart, sanded off the old finish, oiled everything, then re-assembled it. When I bought … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Amy Butler Style

Check out the latest Amy Butler design adorning my house…– except this time it’s not just fabric. Yep, guess who hung some wallpaper this weekend! This has been at least a year in the making by the way. I’ve loved … Continue reading

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Serendipity

I really did love the comforter I made last year, and I really did love how the new curtains I just made went with it, but…with the curtains and the comforter together, there was just a bit too much color … Continue reading

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From Navy to Coral

I made our bedroom curtains over a year ago, and though the colors coordinated with everything, I was never crazy about them (even though, yes, I picked out the fabric myself). For the past several months I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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I Built Them!

Over the past week I’ve been cutting, sanding, building, installing (with Alek’s help), painting, and staining, all to create these beauties in our upstairs hallway… I love them! (Note the now huge, blank wall over the built ins. Totally excited … Continue reading

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