Little Ombr√© Bookcase with Beach Colors

This post was sponsored by BEHR Paint, but the opinions I express here are 100% mine! Earlier this summer, I was contacted by the people from BEHR Paint, who asked me if I wanted to receive their “Summer Staycation Box” and work on a project using the products include in it. How lucky am I? […]

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Before & After – Silver Chest of Drawers

Hello everyone, Spring is finally bringing some warm-ish days, so I’ve been able to spend a few hours in my uninsulated and unheated garage to play with furniture. This time I decided to work on something very large I’ve had stored for years! I love this chest of drawers. It is so simple and yet […]

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Before and After – Blue Cabinet

Hi friends, This is a short post to show you how I painted this cabinet. We are redecorating our fireplace room, which we have now started calling “the studio”. Although it is not ready yet, it’s already my favorite room in the house, and the place where my boys and I spend most of our […]

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How I Painted our Fireplace (with Video Tutorial)

Hello friends, I know I’ve been very quiet here in the blog, but with winter almost over, I’ve been busy again with several DIY projects, still trying to make some improvements to our lovely farmhouse. We are now almost done decorating our “fireplace room”. It is funny how so many colonial houses were built with […]

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Orange Buffet – A Second Makeover

In case you haven’t noticed, I just took a long break from working and blogging. It started around Christmas with a one-week trip to St. Louis, followed by three weeks back home with my mom and nephew visiting from Brazil. It was time to celebrate, eat good food, be out and about and enjoy family […]

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How I Painted my Bathroom Cabinets (with video tutorial)

Hello friends, I’ve been procrastinating on writing this post for over a year! For some reason, I didn’t have all pictures and information saved in a single place,¬† so I knew it would take a lot of time and effort to do put everything together. The holiday break and freezing temperatures outside gave me the […]

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Our Plywood Shiplap – Step by Step Tutorial

Today I want to show you how my husband and I did the shiplap walls in the entryway of our new house. We are so proud of ourselves for this accomplishment! I’ve been painting furniture for years, but neither myself nor my husband can call ourselves “handy”. The hardest DIY jobs we ever tackled was […]

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