How to rearrange furniture for a new look

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How to rearrange furniture for a new look There are so many changes on the go right now, I feel like I require a blogger to write posts because I’m cranking out the changes faster than I can write about them! Basically put, the entire downstairs is currently torn apart. I’m ripping up carpet, painting […]

Woodgrain grain sack stripe on a vintage wood stackable chair

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grain sack striped chair

Woodgrain grain sack stripe on a vintage wood stackable chair Remember back in school when it was assembly time? Row after row of wood stackable chairs were lined up so close they were touching each other. Ahhh… the sound of hundreds of those chairs clunking together and shuffling around on those wooden gym floors brings […]

Fabric pattern stenciled dresser makeover

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Fabric pattern stenciled dresser makeover

  Click above to subscribe to all our newest DIY posts sent right to your inbox! Fabric pattern stenciled dresser makeover Remember the boy’s room/guest room/sewing room project in the making? I finally have a long awaited update that has been a total game changer for added sewing storage I’ve required! And it’s a cutie […]

How to grain sack stripe an Ikea slipcovered chair

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Today I’m happy to share that I have yet another update on the guest bedroom project… I’m also going to show you how to grain sack stripe an Ikea slipcovered chair that is the perfect companion for my trestle desk! This chair a mix of old, new and a whole lotta farmhouse-style! But first… here’s […]

DIY a rustic Ikea trestle sewing table or desk

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sewing desk with crates and antique soil sifters

I have an exciting new guest bedroom update today! For months, I knew this Ikea trestle sewing table and desk would be a part of this guest bedroom. And it’s finally happened! Which gave brand new purpose to this room. For those new to this project, I’ve been working on what use to be my […]

Fresh Coffee Buffalo Check TV tray

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Fresh Coffee Buffalo Check TV tray Just call me a TV tray fanatic at this point… because I can’t seem to keep my DIY efforts off of them! But I think this design is my most fav to date! I mean… it is coffee-themed after all… This little tray started very blond and lacked a […]

How to assemble an Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofa

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How to assemble an Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofa Back in January, I came home with a truck loaded with 2 Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofas. (I purchased from Ikea Canada.) And that is no understatement. If you’re in the market for this larger Ektorp 3.5 sofa set, you’ll want to be forewarned on a few things […]

A headboard makeover with furniture painting tips

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Remember the boy’s room project HERE?! It’s been a good long while since I’ve done an update! I decided to tackle this room once again to carry it through to completion this time for 3 reasons… I found a headboard and footboard for free! A headboard and footboard listed for free in a local Facebook […]

Stencil oversized Buffalo Check – large on a wooden TV tray

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Thanks to my new bigger and beefier sofas (post HERE) of late, I”ve been finding a need to slightly adjust the furniture around them. The sofas resemble a bigger and higher bed… remember when those first came into play? Everything around them instantly turned into what resembled Barbie doll furniture in size comparison. I ended […]