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His and Hers Side Tables with D. Lawless Hardware

After a long winter of rain, (I feel bad even complaining…most family and friends still have snow) I am so ready for flowers and pretty things! So when the The Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest® gave me the chance to FINALLY work with D. Lawless, I jumped on it! Ok – maybe you thought I meant… Continue reading His and Hers Side Tables with D. Lawless Hardware

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Finding Treasures and Inspiration with Summer Markets

A couple of weekends ago, it was the annual Island Mavens Vintage Market. I went on Sunday with my friend Jonathan, a kindred spirit in all things vintage, antique and rusty! The market starts on Saturday, so we were worried that we would arrive on Sunday with nothing left, but we were far from disappointed!… Continue reading Finding Treasures and Inspiration with Summer Markets

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Practicing New Techniques for Painting and Waxing

Ok, every DIY blogger loves a major flip with an awe inspiring reveal. The dark dresser become farmhouse chic, the dated kitchen gets a gorgeous new window. But sometimes, I like to get a small project done. It doesn’t take forever, and it allows me to practice new techniques. These wall hanging were that classic… Continue reading Practicing New Techniques for Painting and Waxing

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Decorating My Bookshelves – Obsessive or Inspired?

I have two main bookcases in my living room. They have doors on the bottom that hide all sorts of DVDs, office supplies, and excess home decor that I am not currently using. I loved them in all their multicoloured book spine glory for years. But I had a fairly colourful living room already –… Continue reading Decorating My Bookshelves – Obsessive or Inspired?