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Stripey Striperson

Above is the listing photo of our main bathroom in our little nugget of a downsize.  Its pretty good, fresh, bright and perfectly fine.  If you like beige that is.  If you remember we had almost the whole place painted white when we moved in, with the kitchen and office in black.  We had Renuit… Continue reading Stripey Striperson

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Big Beautiful Backsplash

Here’s a little reminder of how the kitchen looked when we moved in.  Note in the first picture there is an upper cabinet beside the window.  To the left of it, above the fridge is another, shorter cabinet, slightly useless since it’s so far back.  You know the type, you may even own one yourself.… Continue reading Big Beautiful Backsplash

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Spots Before My Eyes

So as much as I love a bold statement and am crazy about how this Kelly green shouts out “LOOK AT ME” to you all, it still wasn’t enough. I know, I know, to some of you it’s already too much but you also know me enough to say, yeah, she needs more. Here’s what… Continue reading Spots Before My Eyes

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Paint, You Are A Friend of Mine

  How many times have you fallen in love with a piece of furniture, or piece of art, or accessory only to realize it just won’t work in your space.  But you love it, and it’s a great deal (or even if it’s not) and it would be perfect except for the one small detail… Continue reading Paint, You Are A Friend of Mine

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Black walls – Trending – And I’m all IN!

When it was decided that we’d be getting the beige off all the walls I couldn’t decide on exactly which way we should go other than a warm white as the main colour. Of course, I do my best thinking when I should be sleeping, and it was on one of those nights that I… Continue reading Black walls – Trending – And I’m all IN!

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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…

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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.