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Thrifted, gifted and sifted: queen ann side table

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Thankful for little gifts This little gem was a gift that I was eager to get my hands on even though it reminded me of a happy spider (Is it the angle of the shot?). A nice solid wood Queen Ann side table with a small drawer. The structure was sound, only the legs were […]

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DIY Project: Hanging or desktop water bottle terrarium

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Too many plastic bottles Happy Labor Day, everyone! Let’s have some DIY crafting fun. My in-laws will occasionally purchase bottled water for our little one. In particular, Aqua Pod water, which is┬ádesigned for kids. We don’t purchase bottled water ourselves, but I must admit that I fell in-love with the Aqua Pod’s design. It’s so […]

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Thrifted, gifted and sifted: Wooden Horse makeover

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Refurbing fiend! I’ve been on a refurbising kick over the past few days, and have managed to paint two pieces: a little Queen Anne side table (future post) and this lovely little fellow Craig’s List … a place of inspiration When I found this little guy on Craig’s List, I instantly fell in love. He […]

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Thrifted, gifted and sifted: 6-drawer wood dresser makeover

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Taking the plunge and forsaking old excuses I finally got off my butt and did it. I refurbished my first piece of furniture. It was a huge undertaking. I thought I’d never finish. I have a habit of starting projects then letting them fall by the wayside (sound familiar?). But in self-defense, I had a […]

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