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Category Archives: DIY

It has been a while since I have shared a DIY home project with you all! So today, I’m sharing how YOU can really jazz up a room with some wood, nails, caulk, and paint! When I was designing my home, I wanted the walls to have personality, but it had to blend with the atmosphere….

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When I moved into my house last year, I was more concerned about exterior details looking situated. I knew going into the 2017 year, I wanted to focus on organization, especially in the kitchen! In January, I went through every cabinet and drawer and listed general kitchen utensils, appliances, plate ware and everything in between…

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It has been a year of sharing fun DIY projects and decor ideas, and I’m continuing the series today! I have shared teasers of this room, but this is the first time I’m sharing the entire space on the blog. :) It’s time to give you a tour of the guest bedroom, one of my…

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This is the last and final post for the series, “DIY Farmhouse Repurposed Table!” I have shown you the big transformation as well as how to repurpose a table, now I’m sharing how you can repurpose dining room chairs! Typically, dining room chairs are wood/upholstery. Of course, though, there are different styles, but I hope…

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  • Kelsey

    Beautiful! What shop did you go to for the table and chairs? We’re in the market for a farm table for our new house and love what you did!

  • Hi, Kelsey!!

    I purchased the set from a local thrift shop called Noah’s Arc in Bealeton, VA! :) It’s small, but I find treasures once in a while! Another favorite shop of mine to find treasures like this is Restore!

    Thank you so much!!!
    Steph

I have had many family members, friends and viewers ask how did I transform a plain table to the farmhouse look. If you missed the blog post where I showed the before and after photos, you must check out THIS blog post before reading the information below. :) It’s one of my all time favorite projects…

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  • Sarah

    Gorgeous!!! I absolutely love what you did! I can’t wait for you to blog about reupholstering chairs!! Thank you for sharing this. 

I cannot believe, this time a year ago, I had just bought my first home! I have posted many projects over the past year, but this post is fun seeing everything together! Believe me, the projects haven’t stopped. ;) I’m currently in the midst of creating custom kitchen drawer dividers for my utensils, and I…

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