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What a difference a new light makes!

I am in the process of getting my own home ready to sell in the spring, so I’m doing all the little touches to help update it.I loved my old dining room light fixture, which was a heavy, stained glass fixture I bought in the 1980s when I purchased my dining room set, but I somehow doubted buyers would feel the same way. 194 more words


House Painting-DONE!

So, way back in September I took a week off of work to paint my house.

All the progress posts are here,  here, … 131 more words

Why do I choose to UPCYCLE?

What is upcycling you might ask? It is the process of taking something that has been discarded or unwanted and transforming it into something beautiful, updated and functional. 490 more words

Derrick Holdenried

Coastal Condo Before & After

I have just completed a really fun project. We transformed a 1980’s average condo into an incredible chic retreat.

Photos by Liz Donnelly.

Before:Prior to the renovation there were too many columns, several types of flooring and a busy tray ceiling. 233 more words


Dramatic Jet Black and Gold Vintage Vanity and Chair Makeover

I am SO excited to share my transformation of this worn dated Vintage vanity. Do you Remember this old thing?

I knew I wanted to update it’s tired worn look to be Modern, Dramatic and Bold. 245 more words

Derrick Holdenried

So This Happened

The trashcan/recycling space is now being used for what it was intended:


My parents generously bought me this for my Christmas/birthday gift this year and my dad offered to install it for me. 112 more words

November One Photo Focus

Highlighting the creative magic behind post-processed photos

Welcome to ABFriday’s monthly One Photo Focus! This month, 19  photographers are sharing their post-processing interpretations of one “before” image submitted by… 807 more words