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Melissa Reilly
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How to Refinish a Dated Bar Cart
Over the winter my stepmom, Sandie, asked me to refinish this cute little bar cart that originally belonged to her grandmother.   Ok so "cute" may not be how most would describe it, but there's definite potential.    At eight months pregnant I got to sandi...
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The Stork Has Finally Arrived
This post is really late. The stork actually arrived April 11 with our new bundle of joy. And actually I shouldn't say finally because he came almost a month early. Ok, ok so this post has a terrible title, but the point is here's the new addition to our fa...
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Framed Name Letters
It's definitely been a long while since I've posted. We have lots of updates about what's been going on around here, but I'm working on a different post for that. For now I thought I'd give you a little but fun project to check out. This project could not h...
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Rehabbing an Old Ikea Locker Cabinet and How to Wet Sand Metal
This project has been a work in progress for a year. A whole year! Longest project ever and really there's no reason for the extended timeline other than life getting in the way. So we originally bought this locker off of craigslist for $20. The locker was ...
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Rehabbing an Old Ikea Locker Cabinet and How to Wet Sand Metal
This project has been a work in progress for a year. A whole year! Longest project ever and really there's no reason for the extended timeline other than life getting in the way. So we originally bought this locker off of craigslist for $20. The locker was ...
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How to Create a Faux Fur Ottoman For Less Than $20.
Faux fur ottomans in my opinion are to die for. I love faux fur. In fact I've had a faux fur obsession for at least the past 15 years. So when I saw this blue ottoman at the Salvation Army for $5 I snatched it knowing that one day it would become a faux fur...
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What's Been Going On Around Here...
It's definitely been a while and a lot of these pics are late. But we had such a hectic holiday season that I just didn't get around to blogging, so I figured I'd do one big post now and catch you up to speed.... We started the holiday season off right, Ja...
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How to Make Custom Fabric Picture Frame Mattes
I got these frames 5-6 years ago at Michaels. And they've been hanging on the guest room walls since we've moved in. Well now that the guest room is Jakey's big boy room I had to take the frames down. But I LOVE these frames and didn't want to get rid of th...
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DIY Envelope Super Hero Pillows
I've had these three pillows sitting in a storage closet under the stairs for a while. When we decided to build Jakey's bed, I wanted to add a bunch of pillows for him to cuddle with. Jakey loved this idea. We went to the fabric store and Jakey picked out t...
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My Messy House and Updates about my Lack of Posts Lately
I've been missing for a good part of two months now and I want to tell you why. I'm pregnant!!! Yay!!! Fourteen weeks pregnant. So I pretty much spent the entire month of September sick and sleeping on my couch. I am due in May and we are ecstatic!   Also,...
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