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Ikea Hack

I recently bought a roll of lovely wallpaper at a thrift store for .99 and since I wanted to try putting in on a dresser, I purchased a used Ikea Hemnes.  276 more words

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A Playful Dresser

This antique dresser was probably just wood at one time but over the years it had been painted a few different shades.  When I bought it, it was a pale peachy beige and the inside of the drawers had been wallpapered in a beige and peach floral.  270 more words

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Decor Trends 2016 - To Help You Redecorate

With 2016 here there is no better way to hit off the new year with some redecorating in your house. I am always busy adding / removing / moving things in our house. 406 more words


French Country Style and Country Grey

French country is a much-beloved style and is the inspiration for a lot of furniture updates.  Some of the characteristics of the style are: rustic, lived-in looking furniture; natural woods with low gloss or painted furniture that looks old; soft colours mixed with splashes of bright yellow, blue and lavender; mix and match fabrics and colours especially toile, gingham and florals and stripes.  231 more words

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How to decorate like a rebel

This is the time of year when those in the know publish their lists of “What’s in for 2016”. While I love looking at these predictions and getting a glimpse of what to expect in the marketplace, I am not a huge fan of the “What’s out for 2016” lists. 265 more words

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2015 in Review

These are some of my favourite pieces from this past year.  I like variety and I like to experiment with different colours and techniques.  I have discovered that I enjoy stripping and refinishing wood almost as much as painting it; I get immense satisfaction from the process. 189 more words

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All the Glitz for a NYE Wedding

Christmas is just a few days away! New years plans are in the making and that means LOTS OF SEQUINS!

If you as me, the best part of New Years Eve is all the glitz and glam, sequins everywhere. 154 more words

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