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How to Freshen Up Worn Rattan/Wicker

Our hamper is, I guess you can say, well loved. After having it a few years, the rattan/wicker was starting to show it’s age. Yikes, I mean just look at the picture below. I can’t remember it ever encountering any significant trauma, so I guess it’s just the normal wear and tear of every day…

Entry Progress: Update & Refinishing the Console Table

The entry is coming along. I’ve purchased everything for the room and I’m just waiting on a three items to arrive! I’ve also made progress on the console table project. I briefly mentioned last week that I ordered this entry table but wanted a natural wood finish instead of a painted one. Overstock sells a…

DIY Extra Large Art: Part 1

I love large, I mean HUGE, pieces of art. It commands your attention and immediately makes a statement. But really large art is hard to find and/or super expensive. I knew I wanted something large (greater than 50″ x 50″) in our living room. It has a large blank wall that needs some visual interest.…

A Little Project: Saving an Old Vanity

Last year I purchased a little vanity set from an antique shop. I thought I could strip all the paint and create a nice table for our foyer, but when I first attempted to remove the paint, it seemed to do nothing but reveal more paint! I was discouraged, so when the weather turned cold…