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Simple Leaning Gallery

By now we’ve FINALLY showed you essentially all there is to our Lord Expedit bookshelf. But I wanted to highlight one last detail. I mentioned it on Tuesday with the ‘White Zone‘ at the top – the gallery section of the bookshelf. Now, if we had the smaller 4×4 version of the shelf, we’d have… Continue reading Simple Leaning Gallery

Crafty · Decor · Projects · Tutorials

Pottery Barn Box Revamp

Remember that time I found a Pottery Barn lacquered box at the Restore? That was February of this year.  A steal of a find but I wasn’t fond of the red and it was a little scuffed up. I had big plans.  There was frog tape and spray paint dancing in my head.  I even… Continue reading Pottery Barn Box Revamp

Our Story · Series · Thrifting

ReStore & Anthro Look the Same

Ok, I’ll cop to it, these photos are from two seperate shopping trips.  But honestly, there are times where the only difference between Anthropologie and our local ReStore is the price and how much dust you’ll have to wipe off your purchase before using it. But really, I’m in love with Anthro’s china.  All of… Continue reading ReStore & Anthro Look the Same

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From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche

You know those moments.  You’re walking along minding your own business when BAAM you’re hit with inspiration.  Well while on a recent trip to the Pittsburgh Habitat ReStore I found this ugly old lamp.  (At left in the ‘before’ part of the Pinterest worthy pic) We’ve all read in blogland about boob lights, right?  Well… Continue reading From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche

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Weekend Score! ~ Crystal Candlesticks

I needed a quick little piece of glassware to replace a nice yankee candle I broke, so a quick trip to Goodwill was in order.  And of COURSE I left with way more than a single glass candle holder. Well I came home with two extras I hadn’t planned on. These beauties may look familiar…… Continue reading Weekend Score! ~ Crystal Candlesticks