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I See a Red Door and I Want it Painted Black…

  For all you younger gens, the title I chose for this post is a famous Rolling Stones song about depression, or Anger, or Angst or maybe all three.  It just seemed like a clever lead in to my next few projects that I want to share with you. Because I love clever. One of… Continue reading I See a Red Door and I Want it Painted Black…

Bathrooms · before and after · DIY · Home Depot · home tour · Painting

Bathtub Blues ? Perhaps Not.

Here we go!  First project completed.  I have about 5 on the go, including painting “planets” for Village Church’s summer camp.  So fun, but daunting – they still need to look excellent, even if they are for kids. (kids come with judging parents, you know.)  But more on that later. The first project I speak… Continue reading Bathtub Blues ? Perhaps Not.

Bedrooms · before and after · DIY · Home Depot · home tour · Painting

Evolution of a Master Bedroom

Since I am just weeks away from the new frontier of townhouse living, I thought I’d wander down memory lane and look at how I got where I am going.  You get to see my sometimes odd decision making from the beginning, and along with me can say “what were you thinking!??”  I promise not… Continue reading Evolution of a Master Bedroom

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Gold and all that Glitters

This tray/table always seemed too high to me. I’m sure it would make a great little statement somewhere, like a fabulous little bar or something, but where we need it to be, it’s just ridiculously proportioned. A resting cup of coffee often got knocked before it actually got to the resting spot and that led… Continue reading Gold and all that Glitters