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WIP: New Quilted Cover for the Patchwork Bench

Our kitchen makeover is almost done.  One of the few remaining projects is recovering our patchwork bench so that it fits the updated room a little better.  144 more words


Pottery Barn Lamp Makeover (and Chalk Paint Sneak Peek)

I recently scored these Pottery Barn lamps for $10 on Craigslist and gave them a major makeover.

Here’s my favorite after shot:

Here’s the before  451 more words

Melanie Bolke

Scrap Wood into Wall Art

It all started with all this wood stacked in my garage. My husband wanted to throw it all away and I just knew their was something I could do with it. 294 more words

Home Decor

Wednesday Update

I’m re-doing parts of the house. Taking a break and then I’ll finish everything but touch ups and the very top edging near the ceiling. West will have to do the top edging.   295 more words


My Top Favorite Thrifty Finds

There are treasures to be discovered at thrift stores, estate sales, and even some retailers. There’s also plenty of over-priced junk. I’ve purchased both.

Sometimes I leave empty-handed. 706 more words

Melanie Bolke

Thrift Store Make-Over

Do you have a guest bathroom that you hardly use, but when you do~ you remember that it is in need of something? That is the way our guest bathroom was. 440 more words

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