Crochet it AINT SO

Have you ever started a project and not finish it? I am sure you haven’t heard of this concept, let alone has it ever happened to you or anyone you know, < WINK WINK >. I have fallen victim to this for many years and as a younger me, I didn’t complete quite a few […]

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Where Else Can I Put Chalkboard Paint?

Chalkboard walls are so last blog post < wink > ever wonder where else to put chalkboard paint? This post is a shorty but a goody – just some more ideas for you on alternate chalk board surface ideas. Before I knew it came in different colors, I was eager to add some contrast in […]

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DE-Green-ING our Home, One Room at A Time

Lets talk about FLAT paint people – have you ever seen FLAT paint? It is exactly like it sounds, paint that has no shine or gloss. This paint does not really reflect any light and it almost looks velvety, like a delicious cake. In a house owned by a 60+ year old, it is decedant […]

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Felt-ING AROUND

So a while back I wanted to make some garlands – felt ball garlands – and I wanted to figure out how to make them myself. Felted crafts use Wool Roving –  a piece of clumped, combed, and slightly twisted wool – I made some purchases from Craft stores and a variety of places on line. […]

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Paint-ING Over Wallpaper

When you buy a new house, people always say “the wall colors can change” and “YOU can make this house YOURS!” Easier said than done when you have wallpaper! Removing wallpaper as I mentioned in my previous post is a major headache and often, you damage the underlying drywall or have to retape (or spackle) […]

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Pink Chalkboard Wall

As with most homebuyers with wallpapered rooms, I have heavily researched removing said wallpaper to refresh my daughters room and give it her own style. Removing it seemed like a pain (an arduous, tedious, messy, pain in the butt) and I was nervous about approaching this project with so many methods. Scraping, scoring, different concoctions […]

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Runn-ING and Work-ING are constants.

Of all of the “ING”s I do running is the one constant that remains the same – I run about 2-5 days a week and average 15-35 miles – sound like a large swing there? Balancing all of this DO-ing and runnings is a delicate balance and it requires CONSTANT compromise. Running is a moving […]

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