Five Before and After Room Makeovers

Five Before and After Room Makeovers

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I can’t believe I’m saying this….

….we are starting on round two of the house decorating.

Are you surprised?

Are you rolling your eyes?

Are you sighing?

Are you thinking….I mean…isn’t she decorating the gatehouse and didn’t she just start a burlap blog and isn’t she about to travel to Alabama for a show with her stamped spoons and the entire contents of her attic?Continue reading


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Simple Plate Display Rack

Simple Plate Display Rack

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See that plate display rack on the second shelf of the butler’s pantry?

If you squinted your eyes and turned your head slightly to the right….doesn’t it look built-in?

Or fancy.

Or custom.

It’s not.

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The Butlers Pantry:  Flooring For Under $100

The Butlers Pantry: Flooring For Under $100

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I’m not really sure what this room in our farmhouse was used for before we moved in.

It had white walls and faux brick floor.

And a deep freezer.

And an electrical panel.

And a hot water heater and some random bits of extraneous sawdust that came with the house.

Completely free of charge.Continue reading


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