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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…

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?”…

Turning tired yarn into yarn ball garland

Turning tired yarn into yarn ball garland

If you hate kids, smiling and general joyfulness, don’t read this. For everyone else, here’s the cutest project I’ve done in a while. I call it, yarn…

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…

Making a simple window cornice

Making a simple window cornice

If you’re like me, you sometimes fly by the seat of your pants with design. This project is the perfect example. It’s the classic story—and a position…

Painting a striped wall: Nursery #1

Painting a striped wall: Nursery #1

When my husband and I were expecting our first child, there’s only one thing that made us (well, more like me) more excited than the baby human part….

From creepy “nook” to cute closet

From creepy “nook” to cute closet

I wish I had a truer “before” picture of this space, but this project was pre-blogging days, so the below image is the best I can do….

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