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Inexpensive Art – Restore Scores Or: Last Minute Project Completion

Remember that time I showed you the cool little flower still life we scored at the ReStore? Yeahhh… that was February.  Nearly a year ago.  And where has this cute little frame been?  Sitting behind my purse on our console table, waiting to be hung on the wall. Then we had formal plans for our… Continue reading Inexpensive Art – Restore Scores Or: Last Minute Project Completion

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Dressers, the Anti-Nomadic Furniture

So, moving.  Long distances.  The biggest decision you have to make – do I bring it all?  With every move you’d be wise to downsize somewhat, but what about the big stuff?  Like furniture?  My goal when moving from DC to Pittsburgh was to do it all in the back of my compact SUV and… Continue reading Dressers, the Anti-Nomadic Furniture

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A Pillar of Inspiration from Target

Raise your hand if you’re a Target fan.  Yes, a room full of people who appear to want to high-five me.  Excellent.  Then you’ll know how this goes. So, I found myself running in to my local Target for a ‘rare’ (so, only my 3rd stop that week) trip to peruse the latest decor and… Continue reading A Pillar of Inspiration from Target

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Styled Containment of Dresser Clutter

For the longest time I have been on the hunt for one thing.  A tray. I know, I know, I have a ZILLION trays, what do I need another one for? I get it, I get it, there are a LOT of trays featured here.  But there’s a special one I’ve been on the hunt… Continue reading Styled Containment of Dresser Clutter

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Merry Milk Glass Mantle

December starts tomorrow.  I think it’s ok to break out the Christmas decorations now.  Only that usually means starting with a mess like this. Sadly that was about halfway through me dragging everything out and deciding what I’d use.  Most of it is a collection of hand-me-downs, save for the tube of ornaments (target dollar… Continue reading Merry Milk Glass Mantle

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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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A Little Fall Decorating (And shameless deal bragging!)

So, it has officially been Fall for about a week now.  I’ve given in and enjoyed my first Pumpkin Spice Latte (Free with my living social coupon after 3 friends bought the deal from my link), and it was just as wonderful as I remembered it to be. Which means now it is finally time… Continue reading A Little Fall Decorating (And shameless deal bragging!)