Year in Review 2012

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There’s such a mix of emotions at the brink of a New Year, isn't there?  Excitement and anticipation about what the new year will hold, and a bit reflective and thoughtful about what the past year held. As I look through the Musings posts for 2012, not only is my exhaustion validated, but there’s a ton o’ satisfaction in the projects … [Read more...]

My Pinterest Home

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[facebooksimplelike] Do you relate? It’s the downside of Pinterest.  No matter how much you love your house, you’ll find spaces & places on Pinterest that you absolutely covet that will just never work in/at your house – leaving you wishing & yearning, knowing they’re unattainable.  There’s changes that the budget simply won’t … [Read more...]

Vanity, Serendipity, & Anaglypta

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[facebooksimplelike] Welcome to this very tiny space between the Master Bedroom & the EnSuite bath. I’m pretty sure that at some point in history this was a regular closet, the ‘his’ side, because it’s opposite the door to the walk in closet.  Some previous owner probably removed sliding doors and created a vanity/dressing area space. This … [Read more...]

Upholstered Headboard Tutorial

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[facebooksimplelike] So first off,  2 things: 1. Thanks.  Big, huge, sloppy thanks.  You have no idea how much I love every single one of you who subscribes/reads my Musings & leaves comments, & pins my projects, & connects with me on FB & Pinterest.  Seriously, it blows my mind. From down-deep-where-I-live, thank you. 2. Read … [Read more...]

I LOVE Accomplishment

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[facebooksimplelike] The planets have definitely aligned lately, The Mister & I have been able to complete quite a few of the quick-ish projects for the Master Bedroom.  I’m walking you through several all in one post, either A) because the Tutorial is very brief, or B) because I followed someone elses … [Read more...]

Technology vs. Pretty

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[facebooksimplelike] During the continued saga of the Completely Unnecessary Master Bedroom Re-Do, we needed to deal with the television.  Here we are, creating this serene, shabby elegant haven; full of white and natural linen, softly worn looking furniture, beautiful wood....and then BAM, there’s the TV. Absolutely NOT sitting on those … [Read more...]