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Drawer Turned Shoe Storage

If your family is anything like mine,  there are always a collection of shoes somewhere near the bottom of the stairs, or the front door.  We have tried several different systems to corral the shoes, but I always disliked the massive shoe pile that would eventually...

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DIY Black and White Staircase

DIY Black and White Staircase .............Is Completed!!  (except for the railings on the 2nd floor of my house that no one but my family can see and I am so over this project that I need a break before I can go back to painting all those 1 inch round...

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Turn Trashy Books into Treasured Items

Turn Trashy Books into Treasured Items Before I share pictures and this post with you, I have a disclaimer. No literature was harmed in this project. All books that were altered were not only dumpster dive finds but were probably trash for the mind as well.....Not...

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How to Turn a Bookshelf into Rolling Cart

Do you have one of these? Old White Book Shelf, or Black, or whatever cheap color it was. They are literally a dime a dozen in the Dumpster World. After they have served their purpose, they are often unceremoniously thrown out with the trash. Wait! You can give...

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How to Make Anything Look Like Real Wood

  It's here!  The easiest way to learn How To Make Paint Look Like Wood. **This post is my most pinned post!  It has been pinned millions and millions of time; thank you!  Please stick around, visit my Projects Page and see what else you might like to check out and...

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21 Ways to Upcycle a Chair

Happy Trashy Tuesday! Well whatever day it is...in the Spirit of Trashy Tuesday.... Over the years I have found more of one type of furniture than any other.  CHAIRS! Why?  I think Chairs are a conundrum for people.  They can be hard to paint, or if a spindle...

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Blah Bookshelf to Ballards Knockoff

We have all seen cheap, assemble yourself-bookshelves, maybe we even have one in our home? I made mine over to look like a Ballard's knockoff! Here are the items you will need: Items needed: 4 short legs of choice, plus plates Paint of choice (I LOVE Debi's DIY...

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Master Bathroom Makeover How To Paint a Sub Floor

Master Bathroom Makeover How To Paint a Sub Floor  And...I had ZERO budget.  You got that right.  ZERO budget to makeover of my Master Bathroom.  I wanted a Farm House look and I had to get very creative with everything I had on hand.  Paints, glazes, and the...

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How to Makeover Vintage Buffet to Boho Buffet

How to Makeover a Vintage Buffet to a Boho Buffet Boho look.  Layered and chippy. Drippy and Free.  Oh how I love you!  This look is so easy to achieve!  Have you seen this look around the internet?  Probably the most awesome examples of this look comes from DIY...

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Spray it Don’t Say it. Spray Paint Leather That Is.

Spray it Don't Say it.  Spray Paint Leather that is. Did you know you can spray paint leather??? This Silver Chair once resided in a woman's house who sadly, smoked three packs of cigarettes a day, for at least 30 years, as long as she lived in the house, with the...

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