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Victoria Elizabeth Barnes
Worked at Restoring our 1890 Victorian
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We’re repurposing an antique square piano into our KITCHEN ISLAND… it’s the first step in our old Victorian house DIY kitchen remodel.
#diy   #kitchen   #kitchendesign   #interiordesign   #antique   #homedecor   #hometalktuesday  
We’re repurposing an antique square piano into our KITCHEN ISLAND… it’s the first step in our old Victorian house DIY kitchen remodel.
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Very cool and unique idea, +Victoria Elizabeth Barnes !
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There are three different floors going on in the kitchen/addition. 
Surprisingly, this is not the look I am going for.
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What an engaging blog, +Victoria Elizabeth Barnes ! Good luck as you finish your remodel, and we'll be following along as you do. Let us know if you have painting questions (that's right up our alley!). :)
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I’m decorating our old Victorian house via CRAIGSLIST! This antique Eastlake bookcase is the latest of my AMAZING finds.
I’m decorating our old Victorian house via CRAIGSLIST! This antique Eastlake bookcase is the latest of my amazing finds.... AND A VIDEO OF MOVING IT.
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Wow! That is beautiful.
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Planning our DIY kitchen remodel… I love the idea of using salvaged or repurposed materials in place of traditional kitchen cabinets.
#kitchendesign   #homedecor   #repurposed   #kitchen   #diy   #hometalktuesday  
Planning our DIY kitchen remodel… I love the idea of using salvaged or repurposed materials in place of traditional kitchen cabinets.
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Very creative! 
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Paul said – I will mark the calendar: three months, bankruptcy.
I said – I doubt it will take that long.
My theory of appropriate auction behavior: BUY ALL OF THE THINGS.
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+Vannessia Ray xoxo... you MADE my day! Truly!
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AMAZING restored/repurposed brownstone kitchen design... They repurposed the original Victorian cabinetry into a gorgeous kitchen!!
http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/repurposed-kitchen-cabinet-design/

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We’re repurposing this AMAZING antique into our KITCHEN ISLAND… it’s the first step in our old Victorian house DIY kitchen remodel.
http://victoriaelizabethbarnes.com/repurposed-antique-piano-kitchen-island/

#diy   #kitchen   #kitchendesign   #kitchenremodel   #repurposed   #hometalktuesday  
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+horsefaceemily​ DON'T THROW IT OUT!!! People hear in America will pay a lot.
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Finding things is cyclical. Sometimes you find ALL of the things… And that is what is happening right now.
Or, alternately, I am entering a manic hoarding phase.
Either way, there are things I NEED TO GET.
Many things.
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Planning our DIY kitchen remodel… I love the idea of using salvaged or repurposed materials in place of traditional kitchen cabinets.
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I love the idea of having a full wall dedicated to just storage in the form of antique, floor-to-ceiling, glass front, wardrobe-ish, built-in library, butler’s pantry, bookcase-ish cabinetry.
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My latest auction finds… I love giant, fancy, old junk, and auctions are a great source for inexpensive furniture and decor! 
The acquisition troll is on her hamster wheel… churning away, wearing an 80’s style sweatband and leg warmers. She was the one who suggested I go back, alone– the day after the auction previews, to two, separate auctions… and drive back and forth between the two in order to bid on items of questionable value…(...)
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I love your finds!  Go acquisition troll!
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Craigslist / auction / salvage yard stuff I've looked at for possible kitchen island configuration... I have three competing design ideas for the kitchen. More or less the same layout/concept but depends on THE THING.
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Planning our DIY kitchen remodel… I love the idea of using salvaged or repurposed materials in place of a traditional kitchen island.
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I love the idea of using a reclaimed piece as a kitchen island!
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Inspiration for our DIY kitchen remodel… I love the idea of using salvaged or repurposed materials in place of a traditional kitchen island.
#kitchen   #kitchendesign   #repurpose   #antique   #homedecor   #diy   #homedesign   #hometalktuesday  
Inspiration for our DIY kitchen remodel… I love the idea of using salvaged or repurposed materials in place of a traditional kitchen island.
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+Vannessia Ray thank you! you made my day!!
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    A blog about our old house.
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Restoring our 1890 Victorian
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My husband and I are restoring a crumbling Victorian home, outside of Philadelphia.  We’re renovating it ourselves, room-by-room… It’s an entirely-DIY undertaking that is both wonderful and overwhelming…

I write about the experience of living in a construction-site, DIY house-renovation, frustration, design, indecision, and how hard it can be on a marriage.

Read our story:  How We Got Here

See my favorite project:  Bath Remodel

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