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Top DIY projects of 2013 {a year in review}

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2013 was a rather slow year when it comes to major DIY projects. No grand room reveals and not a whole lot of major makeovers either. But the ones I did had been living in my head for a frightfully long time. And most of them now rank really high on my favorite projects ever […]

Milk Paint Review, Tips, Tricks and Questions

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I have done several projects with milk paint now and promised to tell you a bit more about whether or not I liked working with it. So here it is: my milk paint review post where I share my set of tips, tricks and answer some questions. Now this is not a “how to use […]

Another Fall mantel project {sort off}

Fall mantel decoration in brown lantern pinecones wicker heart via songbirdblog.com

As promised here I am on this beautiful Monday evening to show you what I have been up to this weekend. I made a dream come true and ended up with a new Fall mantel decoration.     As beautiful as my romantic Fall mantel was, it needed to go for the realization of this […]

The Curtain Project Explained {double layered roman blinds}

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Goodday ladies, another Monday has rolled around and I thought it was about time I showed you how I made my double layered folding curtains (otherwise known as roman blinds).     Because basically that is what I have done. I have created two layers of folding blinds. And the big trick is that both sets of […]

Vintage Door Chalkboard {organisation in the kitchen}

Vintage Door turns Chalkboard for Kitchen via Songbirdblog

Good evening ladies. A black and white post for you today. And the white is not coming from the snow outside. Can you believe we had another 10 inches of snow over the weekend. Me neither. And there is talk that we will actually have a white Easter this year. Crazy, I tell you, crazy! […]

How to build a Radiator Cover

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Hello my sweets. Today I am here to show you the progress on my last big craft room project. I have worked my way around the room and there was one corner left that still looked pretty much like this.     It’s the corner to the right of my door. It’s where the big, […]

Another Craft Room Reveal ~ More Storage for Songbird

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Howdie folks, I am on a bit of a roll. Did I show you Friday that I got the mess outside sorted and decorated my garden table for Spring. Today I am ready for another craft room reveal. I’ve got storage. Glorious wonderful storage space. Just waiting to be filled!!   Just a few days […]

‘Tis the Season……. For my best seven spray painting tips

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Seven easy, but fool-proof spray painting tips.