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Choosing & reupholstering a nursery chair

Choosing & reupholstering a nursery chair

Rocker? Glider? Recliner? Swivel-er? And you thought just deciding to have kids was the tough part. Deciding on nursery seating is serious business. The number of options are…

From beat up bowling ball to sparkly garden art

From beat up bowling ball to sparkly garden art

Think about the easiest DIY project you’ve ever done? Now, think about this…. Turning an unused, unloved, taking-up-prime-storage-space bowling ball into a showstopper for your lawn or…

10 reasons grey is glorious

10 reasons grey is glorious

Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE LOVE LOVE bold, beautiful colors. But nothing gets me all giddy like the perfect shade of GREY. (Insert Shades of Grey…

How to “vintage” up your home

How to “vintage” up your home

Do the words Fixer Upper mean anything to you? How ’bout shiplap. Magnolia. Waco. Or better yet, JOANNA GAINES. If you’re anything like the millions of other…

How to plan out & create a gallery wall

How to plan out & create a gallery wall

I have gallery walls ALL over my house. All you have to do is go to House Tour, and you’ll see multiple examples. There’s one in each…

A lifetime of collecting , crafting & creating

A lifetime of collecting , crafting & creating

KOOKY COMRADE POST: MY MOM I started crafting in the late 60s, and I quickly found out that I had a collecting problem—or as my daughter likes to…

Painting chevron walls: Nursery #2

Painting chevron walls: Nursery #2

I’m sure many of you are like me. The more chevron, the better. And why stop at fabrics and artwork? When baby #2 was about to breakout,…

I declare myself an artist

I declare myself an artist

KOOKY COMRADE POST: AUNT SUE We all have many roles that we identify with. I think of myself as a wife and mother first, but who can call…

Simple party decor from even simpler materials

Simple party decor from even simpler materials

Ribbon. Tissue paper. Plain ol’ paper. Card stock. Fabric. Paint store paint swatches. String. What do all these things have in common? They’re super cheap, for starters….

Making your own blackout curtains

Making your own blackout curtains

Maybe this will come as no surprise to you guys, but I, for one, had NO idea that you could buy blackout fabric. If you’re thinking “Whaaaaaaaa?”…

How I used plywood to create CHEAP custom artwork

How I used plywood to create CHEAP custom artwork

And by “custom,” I mean unique, because no one else will have anything like it. That’s what I told myself when I started this project anyway. To…

The tale of an enlightening DIY project

The tale of an enlightening DIY project

KOOKY COMRADE POST: AUNT SUE One of my favorite furniture acquisitions is also one that nearly gave me a fit a few years ago. My husband’s mother’s…

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