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Category Archives: Decorating
And here is the view into the adjoining dining room: And the view back into the living room from the dining room: I’m pretty happy with how everything turned out. We’re still on the look out for the perfect rug … Continue reading →
Once the walls of my living room were a chalky shade of blueish gray, I set about changing up the artwork and decor on the walls. It wasn’t that I didn’t like my salon-style wall of artwork, it was more … Continue reading →
… hello chalky bluish gray! The first step in my living room makeover was painting the walls a beautiful shade of light gray. I decided on Moonshine by Benjamin Moore and chose their Eco Spec no-VOC paint in a flat … Continue reading →
I sanded, primed, painted, repaired, cut, stapled, and put all the pieces back together to make a new set of dining room chairs from mis-matched ones I already had. Here is the before picture: And, after much hard work, here … Continue reading →
In my last post, I detailed how I sanded, primed, and painted a set of four mis-matched chairs. I also replaced the rubber caps on two of the chairs’ legs and replaced a broken seat on another one. You can … Continue reading →
What do these four chairs have in common? Besides being a bit worse for wear and in need of facelifts, not much. That is all about to change! I decided my dining room needs a set of coordinated chairs, preferably … Continue reading →