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My Salvaged Fireplace Mantle

First, thank you so much for all of the positive feedback in regards last weeks post Even though I have not been posting consistently, it makes my heart happy to know that you still care and like to read my blog.  In my last post, I forgot about my salvaged fireplace mantle that we installed in my office last year.  It was a project that required a little more patience and ingenuity than the norm, but the results were totally worth it.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Hello lovely readers.  It has been over a year since I have shared any projects on my blog, and I actually considered closing it down because writing consistently has proven to be extremely difficult.  BUT, I love sharing our home projects and my thrifting escapades with you, so here I am trying to make a go of it once again.  Let’s see what has been going on in my life, shall we?

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How to Makeover Thrifted Art

If you prefer modernism, impressionism or abstract, there is art out there for everyone…..in your local thrift store or consignment shop.  Personally, I don’t have a favorite, as long as it puts a smile on my face, and doesn’t cost a fortune, I love it.  Recently, I have had great luck finding art at my local secondhand stores and wanted to show you an easy way to makeover thrifted art.

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A Curbside Bookshelf Makeover and Restyle

This past Thursday my home computer was hacked and is now undergoing some TLC from my I.T. friend, which means I don’t have access to the thousands of pictures that are hopefully still safe and sound on my hard drive. I still have my laptop and my new camera, so I decided to do some updating of some older posts that you may have missed, like this curbside bookshelf makeover and restyle.

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Spray Painting Tips & Tricks

When someone visits my home, there is bound to be a conversation that goes something like this, “I like that, where did you get it?” and I say, “I bought it at goodwill and spray painted it.”  With the weather warming up, I have been busy spray painting things for the kids rooms, and figured now would be a good time to share my spray painting tips and tricks with you.

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