Kitchen Barnwood Table and Benches – DIY Woodworking

This is the second part of my project week.  The first part involved the small laundry room which was sort of practice for this larger project.  I have always wanted a big square barnwood table and built in benches with storage in my breakfast area.  I have been thinking about…

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Small Laundry Area Makeover – Woodworking – Home Projects – DIY

I have spent the past week away from the TV and only appearing on social media to share on progress of some projects….. After I finished, I started reading what was being circulated and the amount of negativity circulating was astounding.  I’m not talking about simply a complaint or two…

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Fireplace Mantle Makeover (out of old studio floor)

Another Before/After – Fireplace Mantle Makeover Before After Well, it’s that slow time of year again that happens right after the holidays.  It’s not dead slow, but everything calms down a bit. 2017 is my year of the DIY projects.  As you may remember, I spent two years as an…

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Spices — Maryland Food Photography

I love things in my house that are both pretty and usable.   I had purchased these magnetic spice tins a few years ago and started keeping them on my refrigerator.  I absolutely hate things on refrigerators, so I’ve been meaning to move them to a wall.  I purchased some…

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Incense, Smudge Sticks, and Gain Pellets….

Incense, Smudge Sticks, and Gain Pellets – what do these have in common? If you know me, you know I have a lot of animals.  It’s a bit embarrassing, but I will go ahead and tell you how many.  I have four horses, nine chickens (we used to have 30+…

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Cornice for the Dining Room…..

Anyone can move into a brand new house and make it beautiful.  It’s a clean slate of modern updated construction.   Our first house was brand new construction.  When we went to sell it a few years later, it sold in one day – not a surprise.  I had decorated…

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Easiest Pillow Project Ever – What to do with Newborn Backdrops

I have so many baby/newborn “backdrops” that I have used over the years.  Now that I have done an overhaul, I have a lot of blankets/throws (that were used as backdrops) that I just don’t need anymore.  I could sell them, but we all know, the newborn photography market is…

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Catching up on the little home projects….

I am sharing my small home projects because I want to keep myself motivated to keep accomplishing…  I used to be obsessed with home decorating – nearly every day, I would be working on a project (to the point where my online friends thought I had a serious obsessive compulsive…

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