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Footstool Upcycle

Finally! I’m back with a new DIY project! Thanks, readers, for hanging in there through the blog move and waiting for the next DIY.

I’ve been hinting at this on   1,101 more words


Sad to FAB, table refresh.

One of my followers from my Facebook page contacted me to see if I wanted to buy a table. For $20. Ummm, yes please!! It was a fun and unique piece. 198 more words

Drab To Fab

How to "erase" a scratch in furniture without sanding.

So what happened? I just had this post completely finished and it didn’t ‘save”. It disappeared.

I’m was not happy.

So here I go again. 264 more words


I've Been Thinking About Obligation

I’ve been working for several months on a project that was at the head of my list of priorities and projects for this year.  Before I could start on the big pass-through countertop juniper slab, I needed to refinish a set of dining room chairs that belonged to my mother-in-law, Virginia, and which go with the table presently in my kitchen.  2,673 more words

Remodeling The Kitchen

The stories this old blue stool could tell

Sitting on my loveseat snuggling with Annie, I notice the blue stool sitting by the window near the piano. It’s all wood, a perfect height for playing my guitar—although last night I played Bach and Hayden sitting on the floor and now my back hurts. 849 more words

Life On The Oregon Coast

How to Refinish a Table

It’s done (well, it’s been done for a while, but I haven’t had the chance to write it up. What can I say, life happens y’all)! 651 more words


Creating a Seaside Finish

I love living on Vancouver Island. After being in Southern Alberta for 12 years, I am really enjoying being close to the ocean…not to mention the much milder winters! 220 more words

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