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Antique Hope Chest Makeover with General Finishes Empire Gray Milk Paint

I’m so excited to share the recent update I did on my antique hope chest! When my mom passed away, we found a handwritten note in her dresser drawer stating that she wanted me to have this hope chest that had been my great-grandmother’s. ❤️ It’s so special to me because my mom wanted me to have it, and also because it has a long history in our family. Because this chest is so treasured, I was very cautious about […]

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Guest Bedroom Makeover Using Family Keepsakes

I’m so excited to share our guest bedroom makeover using family keepsakes, and several furniture makeovers as well. We have more than one guest bedroom in our home, but this is the biggest and the one that gets the most use. It’s in the lower level of the house, so it has a good amount of privacy, and its own attached bathroom. The location and size of the room make it perfect for a guest room. What it still needed […]

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Kitchen Barstools Easy Makeover with Paint

I never fail to be amazed at the transformative powers of a little paint. After giving my kitchen barstools the side-eye for some time now, I finally got a wild hair, and gave them an easy makeover with nothing but paint. I bought these four barstools when we first moved in to our new home about 2.5 years ago. At the time, we were just finishing up with the whole building-process, which was overschedule, and stressful already. I ordered these […]

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More Great Amazon Prime Finds — March 2021

I’m linking up with Tanya again for our montly great Amazon Prime finds, and I have quite a few this month! Scroll down to check them all out! Oh, and to make sure you don’t miss any of our monthly Prime Purchases posts, you can subscribe by entering your email in the box on this page. 🥰 Insulated Lunch Box Wide-Open A co-worker had this lunch box, and as soon as I spotted it, I knew I needed one, too. My old lunch […]

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4 Easy Upcycles Using Paint

Paint is one of the fastest and easiest ways to tranform an outdated item. I never fail to be surprised at how a little paint, and a few minutes of my time, can make such a big difference! Upcycling is a great way to give new life to an item that is still functional, but just not cosmetically appealing anymore. Today, I’m sharing 4 easy upcycles using paint and imagination. Plus, often these older pieces are much better made than […]

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Prime Purchases–August 2020

It’s time again to round up all my Prime Purchases for the past month. Today I’m linking up with Tanya, and several other bloggers to share all the great things that have been delivered to our doorsteps lately. I’ve spent the last 2 or 3 weeks working on getting my office in shape. Rather than just haul my laptop with me to the kitchen island or the porch, I decided I’d prefer a dedicated place to blog. Plus, with school […]

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End Table Makeover with Milk Paint and Stain

This pretty end table from the early 80s is one of the items I saved from my parents’ home. It sat in their living room for years, and is in dozens of our old family photos, both from when I still lived at home, and when my own children were babies. Recently, I gave this end table a makeover with milk paint and stain, so it can remain in use for many more generations. This table has so many beautiful […]

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Farmhouse Spring Decor Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home

I don’t know about you guys, but once Valentine’s Day is over, I’m ready to go full-on SPRING decorating at my house. Give me all the fresh greenery, florals, birds, bunnies and sunshine! Today, I’m sharing my favorite farmhouse spring decor ideas to brighten up your home. Farmhouse Spring Decor Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home 1. Florals and/or Greenery One of the easiest ways to brighten up your home for spring is to add in greenery and florals. If […]

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Fun Vintage Finds #1

If you know me, you know one of my favorite things to do is prowl around in antique shops, flea markets and thrift shops. Happily, my husband enjoys it too, so it’s become a fun hobby that we share. 💕 I’ve shared many of my favorite vintage finds in past blog posts. Like this one from our trip to the West Bottoms in Kansas City–one of my favorite places to hunt on First Friday Weekends. Or this one where we […]

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