Category Archives: Projects

Making over the living room walls

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

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The living room makeover begins!

Well now… what’s all this? A living room makeover is in the works!

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Spring Cleaning 2011

It’s that time of year… spring cleaning time. It’s a chore for sure, but I always feel so good when my home is clean and healthy from top to bottom. And there are some tasks (::whispering:: like cleaning behind the … Continue reading

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Making over chairs, part 3

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

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Making over chairs, part 2

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

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Making over chairs, part 1

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

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