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Christa

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2010-08-27

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Do it yourself projects, such as furniture refinishing and painting, cabinet refinishing, home.. decor, and tutorials.

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  • " The Ann Marie Sideboard "
    on Mar 4, 2011 in Antiques Furniture Before and After
    I owe this find to the adorable Ann Marie from Twice Lovely (who has the cutest baby bump going on, by the way).I get so excited when I get an email from her that says "CL alert!" in the subject line. She lives 2 hours from me, and when she sees some...
  • The Story Behind Stories of a House
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Real and Raw
    Unless you are viewing via your inbox or Google Reader, you've seen the new blog design.  Don't worry the paint fumes haven't gotten to me and I'm not having an identity crisis. I had some credit to use for Designer Blogs, and since my busine...
  • Pretty Blue Dresser
    on Feb 25, 2011 in Antiques Before and After
    I love how this one turned out! Do I ever say anything otherwise? Here is what the dresser looked like before. The wood was actually gorgeous, and I never would have painted it, but it had a lot of chipped veneer along the sides, which I do not have...
  • The Stories of a House Care Package Winner is...
    on Feb 21, 2011
    Karen Jerread said... "Congrats on hitting 700! I follow and love your blog and love this give away." Congratulations, Karen! Email me at storiesofahouse@gmail.com so that we can make arrangements. Have a great day, everyone!
  • Before and After :: White Kitchen Cabinets
    on Feb 19, 2011 in Cabinetry Before and After
    I love doing cabinets - they are so rewarding.I really enjoyed updating my client's kitchen to 2011. If you ask me, there is nothing more timeless than a classic white kitchen. Here is what we started with:...1990's white washed oak...  And...
  • Before and After :: Church Pews
    on Feb 17, 2011 in Before and After
    You've got to be thinking, "what is she up to now?"I have to admit this was the most unique thing I've refinished.My friend and her husband own an art gallery and framing shop, and they found two 20' church pews for free on CL because they otherwise...
  • 700 Followers Giveaway
    on Feb 16, 2011
    I think a giveaway from yours truly is long overdue! I want you all to know how sincerely grateful and humbled I am that you follow this little blog of mine, for the kind remarks I receive everyday, for your questions that convey you trust my advice,...
  • My Sister's Guest Room Reveal
    on Feb 13, 2011 in My Home Before and After
     It's been a big week for me getting ready for my sis to move in.We converted our playroom into her own guest room.Here is a recap of my week:  ...acknowledging there was a lot of work ahead of me... ...the moment I realized I had comm...
  • I sent an S.O.S. and got a lifeline
    on Feb 9, 2011
    Last night I posted this photo of me getting ready for my sister to come and live with us for a while. I wanted her room to be cozy and sophisticated, so I started ripping down the grasscloth paper in the playroom. (Okay, I wanted it gone anyway.)...
  • May Day, May Day...
    on Feb 8, 2011 in My Home Before and After
    (Question at the end.) You just never know what twists and turns life will bring, do you?I had an unexpected call from my sister yesterday about her living situation.To make a long story short, she and her roommate, who were renting, got evicted beca...
  • "What kind of sprayer do you use?"
    on Feb 7, 2011 in Products I Like
    This is the #1 question I receive, so I thought I would direct you to my ever so talented friend, Sausha at {show & tell} today.She wrote a great post on 3 different sprayers she has used and the pros and cons about them. We both own the same on...
  • Free Table and Mama's New Digs
    on Jan 30, 2011 in Workspace Before and After
    Back in December my friend Heidi and I went to a Christmas Party, and when she arrived she told me she saw this across the street from her house. Of course we found a way to sneak out and snag it.Our hubbies refer to us as Thelma and Louise because a...
  • Free Table and Some New Digs
    on Jan 30, 2011 in Workspace Before and After
    Back in December my friend Heidi and I went to a Christmas Party, and when she arrived she told me she saw this across the street from her house. Of course we found a way to sneak out and snag it.Our hubbies refer to us as Thelma and Louise because a...
  • Kassie's Room :: Part One
    on Jan 26, 2011
    It is amazing how fast these girls have outgrown their little girl rooms. Sigh. Kassie's bunk bed just got moved in to her little sister's room, and eventually her dresser and bookshelf will too, so we are outfitting her room to accommodate a qu...
  • On the Agenda this Week...or Two.
    on Jan 23, 2011
    1) Finish a "new" queen bed for one of The Little Women... (Dear CL'ster: I so appreciate that you wanted this piece to be free of dirt. You go above and beyond everyone I've met on CL. But why, oh why, did you use oily Liquid Gold? Whyyyyy?) ...
  • New Blog for Local Friends and Followers
    on Jan 20, 2011
    Happy Thursday!I wanted to let you know that I finally got a separate site up and running when furniture becomes available. If you join me on Facebook, I'll give a heads up before I'm ready to post something. I will wait 2 days before posting to the...
  • ~ Rustic Farm Hutch ~
    on Jan 18, 2011 in Before and After
    Hi there! The hutch is all finished, and I love how it came out.For my local friends who have asked, I am setting up a separate website that will just list furniture available, dimensions, etc. Not any rambling of any kind.More on that to come. I fe...
  • Project Diaries and Some Changes...
    on Jan 16, 2011
    I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend! When I started my blog 6 months ago, I just jumped in and trusted that I would eventually figure out where I wanted/needed to focus my priorities. I've listened to that little voice and have realized that wh...
  • Craigslist and Gut Instincts...
    on Jan 12, 2011
    Just words today, no pretty pictures to show you, but I will soon. Let's talk about the enormous pink elephant sitting in the room called Craigslist. If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me,"Aren't you scared to use Craigslist? Don't peopl...
  • Project Diaries, Volume 14
    on Jan 11, 2011 in Project Diaries
    First thing's first - Tara at Junk Restore has put together a luncheon for bloggers and fans,and I will definitely be attending. Let me know if you will be there - I'm really looking forward to this! I'm a day late for the party because my internet h...

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