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~ paint makes the change again ~

~ paint makes the change again ~

Out goes the green stripes that took me forever to paint three years ago and in comes the neutral color.  What a difference in the room...mu...

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~ Grandma's buggy taking a stroll on the blue strip dresser ~

~ Grandma's buggy taking a stroll on the blue strip dresser ~

Grandma's buggy finds a resting place on a blue and white strip four drawer dresser.

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~ greenhouse new flower bed ~

~ greenhouse new flower bed ~

We completed the new flower bed this morning on the side of the greenhouse.  Used Mexican roofing tiles that came from a mansion in Fort Wor...

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~ painted shelving unit lined with Grandma's sheet music ~

~ painted shelving unit lined with Grandma's sheet music ~

I painted the piece with Palladian Blue from Benjamin Moore...coated with umber glaze... and decoupaged the sheet music to the back.  Do you...

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~shabby lamp made from spare parts~

~shabby lamp made from spare parts~

I took a rusted lamp base and a flower thing (not sure what this is) and wired the two pieces into a lamp.  The lamp shade came from Restora...

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~old hardware store nail bin~

~old hardware store nail bin~

I purchased this old nail bin from a friend of mine who owes an old hardware store in a small town where I teach.  We had all five bins stac...

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~ shelled fireplace~

~ shelled fireplace~

I saw a picture in a magazine where they attached oyster shells to the fireplace surround.  I couldn't find oysters so I ordered some sh...

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~garden bunnies and wall saying~

~garden bunnies and wall saying~

"Forgive the past and live hither forth" is a message from God I received during a nap.  This saying has so many meanings to me!!!...

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~limewashing the house~

~limewashing the house~

When I purchased my home 3 years ago the brick was an ugly orange red so I had it painted a dark green which ended up being too dark for all...

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~greenhouse play continues~

~greenhouse play continues~

So the play (oh what the heck this is work in 100 degree weather) on the greenhouse continues.  Mr. Sweetie moved the stacked brick off t...

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~Olivia, Ellison & Carter~

~Olivia, Ellison & Carter~

A couch full of blondes...my daughter's kids spending the day with Mimi.  Carter-1; Olivia-6; Mimi-39; Ellison-4.  Lots of fun!!!

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~old mcdonald's farm antique cannisters~

~old mcdonald's farm antique cannisters~

I bought these cannisters at an estate sale...found them in a box under the table and just had to buy them.  A few years later I saw a pictu...

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~vintage 1920's wedgewood stove~

~vintage 1920's wedgewood stove~

I bought this vintage stove from the original owner in Tennessee for a mere $3,500... cheap compared to the $15,000 restored one in Houston....

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~old window greenhouse~

~old window greenhouse~

Wow what a project this greenhouse has been....going on two years.  Crazy me thought I could build it myself...built the fo...

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~organizing the cabinets by color~

~organizing the cabinets by color~

blue, brown, yellow/orange and white.....so many dishes

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~old lamp shades have new life~

~old lamp shades have new life~

I got these old lamp shades from my friend Valarie Kerby from Glimpse of My World and made them (at her suggestion of course) into plant ho...

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~up come the caladiums~

~up come the caladiums~

My Dad got me inspired to plant caladium bulbs...he has the gardening gene.  One year I planted 2,000 bulbs which I bought by the box at the...

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