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Danika Herrick
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Maker of stuff, painter of things.
Maker of stuff, painter of things.

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Faux Shagreen Tutorial
 Hey there!  I just completed the mother of all DIYs (in my opinion) for the sheer fact that it took all my patience to get this done.  Faux shagreen I have always loved shagreen.  Shagreen is the skin, or leather, from a stingray and it has a fun, spotty t...
Faux Shagreen Tutorial
Faux Shagreen Tutorial
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Part 2- the Bath
I feel like I have so much to cram in here!   Next up on the wayback dial is our master bath renovation circa Fall 2016. The mahogany counter came out of an old bar in NYC that got demolished.  My mother had found it and kept it hoarded away for years for u...
Part 2- the Bath
Part 2- the Bath
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First post in over two years. Where to begin?
I'M BAAACK (part 1)
I'M BAAACK (part 1)
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I'M BAAACK (part 1)
Hey, its 2018 and I resolved to blog this year, so here goes nothing!  Its been so long that I seriously forgot how... feels a bit like riding a bike after a couple tequila shots.  Wobbly.   First off, and most importantly, I just want to thank all of you f...
I'M BAAACK (part 1)
I'M BAAACK (part 1)
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the nitty gritty
This is going to be a lengthy one... Long time no blog.  I have attempted to post so many times, but its been so long since I've done a real post and a lot has happened.  I used to post all the time and I felt connected to the blogworld.  Then life got craz...
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How to Divide Spring Bulbs
   Who doesn’t love spring bulbs?  Year after year they signify the end of a long winter as their bold pops of color brighten the dormant landscape.  They require very little effort, simply plant in the fall and you will be rewarded with blooms for years.  ...
How to Divide Spring Bulbs
How to Divide Spring Bulbs
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Office Update/ I'm a Flake
  Its only taken almost two years, but my office is done. I know your thinking "Yeah, yeah... shut your face. You always say that." Really. I WANT to be done. Its been about 4 different colors, but I kept going back to the pale pink. So pale pink stays. I p...
Office Update/ I'm a Flake
Office Update/ I'm a Flake
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DIY: Faux Bamboo Moulding
I recently changed out the base cabinets of my office from IKEA Malms to new IKEA kitchen Sektion cabinets.  They are much deeper and offer a ton of flexibility with organization.  (I can do an entire post on them!) I also added a few homemade whiteboards u...
DIY: Faux Bamboo Moulding
DIY: Faux Bamboo Moulding
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New Patterns
Winter is just ridiculous here.  Boston is buried. This is my house... My kids have had more snow and vacation days this past month than school days. I'm a cranky shell of a human and snow is a four letter word.  And I have developed an unhealthy relationsh...
New Patterns
New Patterns
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Weekend Project- DIY Upholstered Headboard with Nailhead Trim
I have been busy redoing the boys’ bedroom.  One of the biggest changes was getting rid of their old wooden beds and switching over to upholstered headboards. The old beds were very durable, but not that comfortable.  I can’t tell you how many times they’ve...
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