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Paint Your Way to Success!

We talk a lot about paints in our Brilliance on a Budget series because it is an inexpensive and quick way to change the landscape of a room.  659 more words

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Blueberry Pie

It’s 3:30 on a Tuesday afternoon, the kids are playing quietly, DH is working at his desk and I thought I’d get myself a quiet cup of coffee and a slice of blueberry pie leftover from this weekend.   600 more words

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Fever and room staging

Margaret had a fever thursday friday saturday. Yesterday she was easily tired but fever-free. My kids never get sick, and when they do it’s not this bad (highest score was something north of 103). 635 more words

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Ceiling Paint

In the morethanaweek since I wrote about painting we have some progress to report. The hallway is rockin’ the bright yellow! I replaced the gross “brass-esque” switchplates with standard white ones and I love how they are so bright and clean. 709 more words

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Painting the trim

With the carpeting taped safely out of the way, the next step is painting the trim.  Seriously, what can I say about painting that isn’t patently obvious?   442 more words

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Masking Tape

As I said in my post yesterday, taping the carpet where it meets the wall is a good way to keep paint off of the carpet while painting the baseboards and door molding.   824 more words

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Painting Prep

My father taught me that the work you put in before you paint is more important than the time you spend actually putting the paint onto the walls, and in spite of the incredible changes that have happened in the painting industry, it still holds true. 588 more words

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