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Curio Cabinet Makeover

I love curio cabinets.  The Victorians excelled at collecting things, (which are now non-PC or probably extinct), on their Grand Tours around the world.  My Great Great Uncle Bernard was one of these, and in the family we still have his amazing cabinets filled with butterflies and eggs that he collected voraciously.  252 more words

Annie Sloan

Recovering an Ottoman--No Sew Project!

I recently purchased an ottoman for our family room.  I love the size, but it’s white and has clearly been through some dirty days!  So, I decided to recover it.  186 more words


Time for a makeover?

It’s the best time for a new look! Mary Kay has a Beauty Loves Country makeover contest going on for a few more weeks and I’d love to include YOU! 41 more words

Mary Kay

Givenchy Counter Make-up Lesson

I was lucky enough to get hold of one of the British Beauty Blogger Givenchy beauty boxes. Inside was an empty bottle which I could take to a Givenchy beauty counter to collect a five-day sample of foundation. 635 more words


Verdegris Paint Effect candlestick DIY makeover

A tired pair of silver plate candlesticks had seen better days, and to re-plate them is expensive.  So here is a DIY refurbishment to make them look like old verdegris versions, and they look very realistic.  370 more words

Before And After

Raring to go... next projects plans

My over excitement at recent transformations knows no bounds, and I am planning new makeovers, (and trying to work out which one I should do first and stop procrastinating and just get on with them…). 326 more words


How to make heart healthy, fat burning GOOEY Chocolate cake for your Valentine

Yes, it can be done. We have the recipe below, just substitute applesauce for butter. This is an extremely moist cake and a great idea to make Valentine Day special- an extra healthy burst of sweetness is just perfect for the day! 308 more words