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Chair Makeover using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Farmhouse Wares Fabric

Looking for an easy weekend project? This chair makeover using Annie Sloan Chalk paint and Farmhouse Wares fabric is a really simple, yet gratifying project. The best thing is that you can finish this project in one weekend! Follow along to see what it looks like after the makeover. Gone are the days when upholstery…

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You Vote – We Create: Project #2

It's February and that means that it's time for another You Vote - We Create project. Last month, we tackled project #1 from this home challenge and it has taken longer than I expected. The reason I choose that space is because I thought it would be quick and easy. However, I have a tendency…

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Dark Painted Ceiling

For whatever reason, I decided to tackle several DIY projects while organizing the master bedroom closet. We decided no to paint the shelving or walls, in the closet, because it would be too time-consuming. So, I was looking for a way to add some extra drama to the room. It was no surprise to myself…

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Before & After – Painted Armchair

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Do you love before and afters? Here is the Before & After Painted Armchair that went to Flea Fest fall 2015. Several weeks before Flea Fest, a friend and I visited the Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall in Washington, Louisiana. Every year they have an antique fair and yard sale all across the property. We had a…

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Back Foyer Updates: Painted Dresser

Though I can't move as fast as I'd like, because of this reason. When I do get a chance, I work on small projects around the house. We always use our back door to enter our home and I've tried to incorporate pieces that make it functional for the way we live. One of the pieces…

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Roadside Find: Headboard

There IS something that brings me greater joy over paying for a great deal...free furniture on the side of the road. People put stuff at their roadside all of the time.  They don't want it anymore and feel it will be better suited at the junk yard.  One man's junk could really be another man's…

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I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.