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How to Style Kitchen Rails

Pot rails are a popular way to organize & display often used items in the kitchen. There are as many ways to style and use pot rails as there are chefs! Some people like to utilize them to keep cooking utensils handy, some are purely decorative, some are a mix of the two. They can …

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Pie Safe Cabinet Door

I love the look of antique pie safes! In the 18th & 19th century a pie safe was considered a “must have” item in every American kitchen. Before the advent of ice boxes, people would use a pie safe to store pies, baked goods, and other perishable foods. The shelves were often perforated and the …

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Quick & Easy Kitchen Stool Slipcovers

I loved the look of our upholstered kitchen stools when I bought them. For about 2 weeks. Then I remembered that I have kids and pets. I am really not sure what I was thinking buying a light colored linen upholstered seat! I guess I thought my kids are teenagers, maybe it will be safe. …

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$600 Farmhouse Kitchen Transformation

The kitchen is arguably one of the most important rooms in the house. Everyone gathers there, meals are cooked, laughs are exchanged. I have a love/hate relationship with my kitchen. I love all the natural light it gets. I love how large the room is. I love the potential. I hate the layout. I hate …

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DIY Stenciled Backsplash

Do you have a boring drywall backsplash in your kitchen? Adding a backsplash really makes the room feel finished. It’s like jewelry for your kitchen! I know a major kitchen renovation is coming in a few years. I plan to completely change the layout when we renovate. I don’t want to spend very much money …

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Accent Chair Restoration

I have to admit I really have a thing for chairs. Especially old chairs. They make a fun addition to a corner or add a special detail to any room. I love the story they tell with turned legs, carved details, and worn seats. I recently came across a lot of four antique chairs on …

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Refinishing Stenciled Furniture

I have always loved the dining table & chairs that was passed down to me from my parents. They bought it shortly after they were married in the 1970s. It’s a lovely Hitchcock set, a great traditional New England design. I loved this set for a lifetime of memories from my childhood and raising my …

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Painting Bathroom Tiles

One of the things I was struggling the most with in our bathroom was the shower tile. It was busy and I didn’t like any of the colors in it. Normally, my go to with hiding ugly shower issues is to buy a pretty shower curtain and pretend it doesn’t exist until I have the …

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