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UPCYCLED LAMP DIY

May 16, 2016
DIY Upcycled Lamp

Easy DIY – Upcycle Any Old Lamp to Suit Your Home My second project for the month of May was upcycling or breathing new life into an old lamp. Sadly, not like a magic lamp, just an old lamp. The reason I chose to make this a DIY project is because it is super easy! It takes no time at all, very little money and actually saves you money! This lamp came from my in-laws and is actually a great…

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RESTORING WOOD FURNITURE DIY

May 9, 2016
Restoring Wood DIY

An Easy Fix for Antiques or Old Pieces – Restoring Wood Furniture DIY! To start off a month of DIY projects, I wanted to restore a beautiful, old, colonial wooden rocking chair I purhased on Kijiji. The chair itself was the perfect look, size and age that suited my style. It is a beautiful piece, I’m sure with some stories behind it from its previous owners, but with those lost memories, it also came with some scuffs and a bit of…

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MAY MAKEOVER DIYS

May 2, 2016
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Welcome to May! Such a beautiful month and time of year which makes me want to add a touch of that beauty to my home with some easy DIY improvements and makeovers. My idea of adding beauty to a home, be it a house or an apartment, does not require much money or fancy things. It just requires a little eye for design, a small bit of physical effort and some creative courage. It also requires a style that fits…

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DIY HEADBOARD

March 15, 2016
DIY Headboard

7 Steps to your own DIY Upholstered Headboard If you’re looking for an easy DIY project to take on this spring, why not consider making your own headboard. Headboards add such a lovely finishing touch to bedrooms and upholstered ones have become very popular in the past few years. That being said, they can be an expensive investment, though a good one. On the other hand, a DIY headboard can vary in price, but ultimately save you dough. Not to mention…

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WHITEWASH YOUR COFFEE TABLE

October 19, 2015
whitewash

My whitewash coffee table project and how to DIY whitewash furniture to make it suit your style. There’s nothing like wood furniture. But stain colour trends do come and go. Thankfully wood that has been stained one colour can be stripped and re-stained to suit your mood. Haven gotten sick of the golden look of pine from growing up in the 90s, I’ve always liked dark rich coloured stains. Chestnut, cherry, oak. But more recently I have seen the popularity…

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