Hoo’s There? (A Simple DIY)

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Our current in-progress house projects include our kitchen and master bedroom. While we’re working on both rooms simultaneously, we’re also still living life – one of our goals in renovating this house vs the last was that we don’t quit life for projects. Sometimes that means that progress is small, at least in one space at… 

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You Are My Sunshine Art DIY (Reader Favorite)

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When we showed you our New Master Bedroom Progress the other day, there was curiosity about the giant You Are my Sunshine Art that now sits on our dresser.

When I first created it, it hung in our front hallway at the Bungalow:

It’s one of my favorite pieces ever!

It is a little involved to create but I totally broke it all down for you in a step by step tutorial…

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Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint, Door-Turned-Entry Table

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By this post title you may think I’m confused. Or scatter-brained. Or completely lacking in marbles. But I promise Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint, a door-turned-table, the Fall Homeshow and an Upcycle Challenge all relate to each other! _____ Last month we received an email asking us to participate in The Fall Home Show’s Ultimate… 

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Card Catalog…Jewelry Box?

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Wanna turn a plain-jane set of drawers into a card catalog-looking jewelry box? By the way, I’m not just talking about the discontinued Ikea Moppe drawers I happened to use either – you could do it to any little set of drawers! I’ve seen some at Micheal’s and even the dollar store…you just have to… 

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Painted Rug

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Have we mentioned that we have a crawlspace? Well, we do. And with that crawlspace comes a crawlspace door. Er, more like a trap door. Effectively a piece of plywood set into the floor. Not very attractive. We tried to cover it up with a rug…only to wash and dry said rug…until it shrunk too much… 

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DIY Chalkboard Chargers

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So – it’s finally SpRiNg!! And with spring comes Easter and with Easter comes family dinner {or brunch}. And since we’re hosting my family for Easter again this year {Yay! I love hosting!}, I thought it was time to do something with our tired old silver-toned chargers. But what? I thought of papering them with vintage book… 

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Spring Canvas

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We’re in the midst of several spring projects around here. Some are bigger and some are smaller – we like to mix things up and give you some tough projects (like our Restoration Hardware knockoff shelves) and some easy do-it-in-an-afternoon type projects (like our headboard)! This little DIY spring canvas is one of those latter projects –… 

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Springtime in Paris

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Nope. We’re not going to Paris – what fun would that be though?! – I’m talking about our Royal Design Studio Springtime in Paris stencilled wall. You know, the one that looks like handpainted French script… But it’s totally a stencil… We originally posted about it last fall here. Notice the pumpkins! But I really… 

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