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  • Sunroom Update – Hiding The Litter Box

    Raise your hand if your dog likes to get into your cat’s food bowl and/or litter box? Ours sure does. We’ve had that gate in front of “Kit-Cat’s closet” for the past year, but I’ve been determined to figure something else out. … Continue reading

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    Gray Lake and Gray Owl Paint

    Did I say we were leaving for Minnesota yesterday? I meant today! Slight change in plans, but we’re all set to leave this morning now. Yippeeeeee! PS- That’s the view of our Gray Lake paint (in the sunroom, on the … Continue reading

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    Cottage Style Stuff

    It’s been a shuffle-y couple of months around here, but now that the wall paint is dry, we’ve started putting things back into place. There’s still a fireplace to paint (Simply White), and tile to (temporarily) cover up… …but things … Continue reading

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    Wood Chandelier

    Well, it took a couple of tries and some crazy, don’t-try-this-at-home style scaffolding but my knight in shining “arm-ink” finally managed to replace the ceiling fan in the sunroom. We worked out a trade with the folks at Shades of … Continue reading

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    Decorating With Plates

    I love decorating with plates, and even though the ones in today’s post gave us a little trouble at first, I’m really happy with how the whole collection (eventually) came together. Let me start at the beginning. I thought I … Continue reading

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    Seed Sack Pillow

    I’m big on little things when it comes to interior decorating. Choosing wall colors and arranging furniture is fun, but adding (he)art and accessories is my favorite part, and I’m so stinkin’  smiley about the pillow nestled up against back … Continue reading

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    Decorating With Dishes

    My mom gave me an amaryllis for Christmas, and man is that thing doing some cool stuff this week! One day there’s a bud, then BOOM, the next day there’s an open blossom! It’s sitting on a little, old hamper … Continue reading

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    Before and After Photos

    Well, here we are on the last day of December 2012- happy New Year’s Eve! We’ve made a few more updates in our sunroom (a.k.a- my office) over the past month, so I thought I’d share some more before-and-after photos … Continue reading

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    Sunroom Updates – Paint, Plastic, and a Pretty Fixture

    Remember when we painted our sunroom, Cloud Nine? Well, as of today, the room is coated in Gray Lake. Yep. We changed our minds and headed back to True Value to pick out a different shade last week. We chose Gray … Continue reading

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    Our Shutter Gray Secretary

    Our good friend, Rhoda is hosting a Christmas vignette link party over at Southern Hospitality today, so I thought I’d blog about the Christmas-y touches I added to our newly-painted secretary. Here it is “before”… …and here it is now! … Continue reading

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    Sunroom Secretary

    I’m feeling artsy-fartsy today. Handsy-wandsy if ya know what I mean. I think I’ll play with some of this milk paint I got from my friend, Marian, a.k.a Miss Mustard Seed… Kev and I picked up a sweet little secondhand secretary … Continue reading

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    Sunroom Makeover – Step Two: Wall Color

    We made a quick trip back to True Value to pick up wall paint for the sunroom last Thursday afternoon. After sampling a handful of other off-whites, we settled on a Benjamin Moore color called Cloud Nine because it was the … Continue reading

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    Sunroom Makeover – Step One

    Time for a quick sunroom makeover update! What once was Manchester Tan, is now Simply White. (Note: The existing ceiling fan fixture will soon be replaced with some kind of chandelier.) They’re both Benjamin Moore colors, but we had ours … Continue reading

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