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PS, where’s the chalk?

Soon after the thrill of a chalkboard fridge wore off, we were faced with a serious dilemma.  Where do we store the chalk?  It made little sense to have the chalk stored away in some cupboard – because the whole … Continue reading

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Lampshade Makeover!

Last summer I bought these lamps at Turn Style Consignment for $25 each.  I thought it was a steal, but I always thought they were a little harsh, I’m not really a black and white type of gal – so … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin!

Look familiar?  This was our kitchen a few weeks ago.  Remember how I spent basically all of Summer ’09 painting those kitchen cabinets?  Notice how the backsplash and the counters are still in disarray?  Well maybe you can’t see that … Continue reading

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Embracing the 1940′s

We bought our house from an old lady named Ruth.  Ruth and her husband like to paint.  In fact, it would appear as if they painted on a regular basis.  And each time they painted, they just rolled right over … Continue reading

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the office transformation continues!

So – I went to Pier One and picked up the chair that I gushed over the other day.  And, as expected, it looks totally awesome in my office…I think it matches the wall color really really well – however … Continue reading

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It started with a desk…

For Christmas, if you’ll recall, I had indicated that a West Elm Parson’s desk was top on the list of must haves for the season.  Well – seeing as it retails for close to $300 bucks – I figured I … Continue reading

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Table Painted!

Just thought I’d update the 3 of you that read this with the “after” shot of the dining room table I sacrificed to my obsession painted last month.  I am finding that it really shows fingerprints and general greasyness after … Continue reading

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