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In honor of my dear wonderful husband..

I made this framed wine cork trivet/tray/wall hanging. I saved every cork of every bottle we ever drank. I dumped the plastic ones and just used real cork.. I think it looks pretty cool.. And it brings back wonderful memories … Continue reading

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Making old furniture fun

We inherited all my MIL’s dining room furniture. Not really my favorite, but it was fine for 10 years. It was walnut and oak, NICE quality furniture, just not my style. So, then we inherited MY parent’s dining room furniture. … Continue reading

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What you should do/know when picking a contractor..

The master bathroom – it is complete. And it was done on time, correctly, with a minimum of fuss (other than we were out of our master bath while it was being worked on). When settling on a contractor, do … Continue reading

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BEFORE Master Bathroom Pictures

So now that you have seen the gold cherubs, I will show you what it looked like AFTER the beautemous gold cherubs. LOL 😉 I know – you are thinking “wow, pretty good job, eh?” I did this one week … Continue reading

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Before BEFORE Master Bathroom

We had our master bathroom renovated in September. Big time. Down to the wall studs. It really need some updating. The brassy parts on the glass shower doors were horrible, and the doors themselves were nasty. I had regrouted the … Continue reading

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The Mantle..

I always love to decorate the mantle for the holidays.. And then I’m always pleased to get it back to “normal” meaning streamlined and not as busy/crowded. These cameras all came from our families. Two from DH and three from … Continue reading

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Sharpie Drawings – on old countertops!!

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A few years back we redid our kitchen. I despised the old countertops. I was so happy to be done with them – that I let DD draw all over them with Sharpies before they were ripped out – and … Continue reading

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DD’s presents to us!

DD spent hours and hours and HOURS working on these canvases.. She attached the crayons, then melted the crayons down the canvases.. I already hung mine 🙂

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The table. Ready for dinner. I changed some stuff. LOL.

I found some really fun square teal chargers (base plates) and put those on top of the round red placemats.. Looks really cool! Each place setting has it’s own salt and pepper – and cute Santa place card. Hmm, what … Continue reading

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In case you need a project for the holidays..

Thought I might post this again – in case you need something to do over the holidays to use all the wine corks from the party you already hosted this month 😉 Yes, a wine cork wreath!!! You might as … Continue reading

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