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Bright buffet makeover

Our office was working quite well storage-wise after we revamped it. Then I started working from home and suddenly the room was overrun with the supplies, equipment, paperwork and work-in-progress that comes with running a stationery business. As well as storage space, I...
Our kitchen after its budget makeover. Yesterday we went through some no-cost ways to refresh your home. If you want to go one step further but still have a modest decorating budget, here are some project ideas that won’t cost an arm...
Doing what I do, I come across a ton of decorating ideas and after a while you feel like you’ve seen it all before. Not so in this case. What an original (not to mention beautifully decorated, styled and photographed)...
I’ve already covered how you can turn old doors into headboards and wedding decorations, now let’s look at some ideas for all around the home. Door decor via Design*Sponge Bookshelves by Woodbird Design via Salvaged Grace Chalkboard by Poetic Home Coffee table by Green is Universal Door decor by Easie Peasie Door desk by & Unlimited Photo...
I was intending to do a post on doors upcycled for various uses… until I found like a hundred great examples just for headboards so I figured it deserved its own post. Dreamy Whites via HGTV Under the Sycamore via Design*Sponge Sherry Hart Designs via Emily A. Clark Hus...
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Pallets

Who doesn’t love that warm and fuzzy feeling of knowing you’re reducing waste by reusing materials? One of the most versatile items to upcycle into furniture, it seems, is the humble wooden pallet. Coffee table by Norske Interior Blogger. Daybed in this...
We were in desperate need of book storage. My design books and The Man’s teaching books had a home in the office bookcase, but we didn’t have any shallow shelves to store our small but growing collection of novels. In...

Suitcases

I’ve mentioned before that I use suitcases in our bedroom for extra storage. But that’s just one way to repurpose a vintage suitcase. For some gobsmackingly creative ideas, scroll on! Giftwrapping box Better Homes & Gardens Collect all your wrap, tags and tape in one place in a...

Suitcases

I’ve mentioned before that I use suitcases in our bedroom for extra storage. But that’s just one way to repurpose a vintage suitcase. For some gobsmackingly creative ideas, scroll on! Giftwrapping box Better Homes & Gardens Collect all your wrap, tags and tape in one place in a...
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Lounge update

We have made quite a few changes to the lounge over the last few months since I last posted about it. I didn’t take any photos to share because, along with new furniture, we also had a room strewn with boxes...