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That chandelier doesn’t look like anything special, does it? Feelings about that are likely to be higher once you see all the dust and gunk caked on that bad boy. Oooh. Gross. Toss it and buy a new one, right? Nope. Nothing a can of spray paint and a handy little gal can’t handle. Step one, take the light down, place on a sheet or tarp. Make sure painting is done outside… Read More

  Thanks to the internet (and quite frankly Pinterest for helping me find things on the internet) I am happy to say that “Project: Paint The Bathroom Door” was a huge success. It was difficult to allow the 5 year old to help but since she was so eager, I thought I should let her so she can learn early how do be a DIY‘er herself. Is it really ever too early… Read More

This is one of those situations where I followed my own advice and acquired with intention (rare these days…you’ll see soon enough what I mean by that – I dumpster dove some chairs and now I have to give them away – yes, I’m retarded!). Anyhoo, here we have a Freecycled (you don’t know about this? Oh man, check it out here!) child’s school desk. Funny enough it was my old next… Read More

Today was a fun day. It was about 65 degrees (and let me remind everyone that the date is indeed February 1st) and I just HAD to take advantage of the warm weather. So, once everyone was nestled in their bed I headed outside to finish the hardware spray paint job for the soon-to-be bathroom vanity. ¬†And yes, this renovation is taking a while. In the spirit of being intentional about our… Read More

Glory Hallelujah! I am happy to report that the temperature yesterday and today was around 60 degrees and we were able to completely paint our soon-to-be bathroom vanity. Here are some of the photos that we took over the last few days of our little paint project. We had a little helper ask to come out. We decided she could use her own small paint brush and paint the drawer top edges…. Read More