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Make a Tote Bag

One of my resolutions for 2015 is to sew more. My grandmother was a seamstress (and still sews), so I had a lot of exposure to sewing growing up. Her basement was her sewing room, and it was always covered in beautiful fabric remnants and leftover beading, both of which she’d often let us take …

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Henry Meets Blanche | Personal

We’ve been considering getting a second cat for a while now, but we were really worried how Henry would react. When we brought little Blanche home from the shelter, she had a serious sinus infection. So, coupled with the fact that Henry wasn’t too sure about her, we had to keep them separated. After a …

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Make Over an Old TV Stand

Make Over an Old TV Stand with Americana Decor Chalky Finish | DIY This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about that here. Thank you! We got this TV stand on Craigslist (like everything else we own). I didn’t think I felt like painting it, but honestly, I got tired of looking at …

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Make Over a Dining Set

Make Over a Dining Set with Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint | DIY This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about that here. Thank you! Looking for more upcycle projects?  Check out this cute little plant stand, this trunk makeover, my piano bench makeover, and this cabinet makeover. My obsession with chalk paint …

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Make Over a Craigslist Dresser

Make Over a Dresser Using Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint | DIY This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about that here. Thank you! Looking for more upcycle projects?  Check out this cute little plant stand, this trunk makeover, my piano bench makeover, and this cabinet makeover. I was so happy with how our nightstands turned …

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Make Over Craigslist Nightstands

Make Over Nightstands Using Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint | DIY This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about that here. Thank you! So, this post is less about the photos and more about the night stands I scored on Craigslist and repainted. These nightstands were exactly the style I was looking for, but they …

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