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Nana's Yellow Table

It must be something about owning a yellow house.  Everything yellow seems to catch my eye.

When I found this table in my mother’s house after she passed away I thought it was too cute to throw out so I decided to take it home and show it some love. 477 more words


Creative Ways To Repurpose Rain Gutters

Old and unused rain gutters can be repurposed into many interesting projects for your home and garden. Made from aluminum and plastic gutters are easy to modify only with basic tools and and their U-shaped designs create a host of unique possibilities. 288 more words

Meccano Lamp

We found an old box of Meccano pieces in the attic and thought the industrial vibe would transform into a great lamp. You can find bits of Meccano in second hand shops and on line or buy new from places such as Argos RRSP from £9.99… 330 more words

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The Roger Mid Century Dresser Makeover

I am SO excited to share my transformation of this dark dated Vintage hand made dresser.

Do you Remember this old thing?

I knew I wanted to update it’s tired warn look and it back to it’s Mid Century Modern glory. 332 more words

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Kitchen Makeovers with Dixie Belle Paints!

This Spring and early Summer  was all about updating kitchens.

Kitchen #1.  My son moved in to a house built in the 1960’s and it still has the original cabinets.   458 more words

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Thrifted Batik Fabrics

Three years ago, I wrote about making a bunch of reversible cross-body cotton batik bags to start selling.  You see, the year before that, I had stumbled upon an unbelievable deal on yardage of cotton batik fabric ($2.99 USD/yard) while visiting a surplus discount store in the States.  307 more words