Stair Project: Carpet to Hardwood

This project has been on our (my) list for a while, and I am SO EXCITED to have it completed. We made the decision to remove the carpet on our stairs, and went back with a retro-fit wood tread and painted risers. That was one of the decisions I made early on. I didn’t want […]

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Painting Nightstands the Easy Way

I like to do things the right way, but if that can also be easy it’s even better! I have painted these nightstands before (in 2015 I think) which made this a simple process, but the technique can still be used for a first time paint project. It might take a couple additional coats of […]

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New Chandelier on a Budget

I’ve been trying to shift our dining room from an “old world” style to more of a classic style. The chandelier we have is not very old, and I like the size and general look of it. Not ready to get a completely new fixture! I started looking closely at features of other chandeliers that […]

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Light Fixture Upgrade with Rub’n Buff

If you haven’t heard of Rub’n Buff, it’s a great little tool to keep in your DIY kit. I have used it to transform little metal pots, a lamp finial, picture frames, and now our kitchen light fixture! The process is easy – you just need a rag and a small brush. I used a […]

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Table Refinishing and Distressing

I have always liked this table. It has good legs, and a classic antique style without being too ornate. When the opportunity presented itself, I knew I wanted to refinish it and use it in our breakfast nook/kitchen. This table could originally expand to about 10 feet! We looked at it to see if it […]

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