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From a beast to a beauty

My cousin bought a truly hideous mirror from Goodwill a million months ago (j/k) and it had been sitting in the garage since then. It is made of oak and had that glorious 70s/80s stain that every single cabinet from that time period seemed to be in. It had a thick frame with side shelves… Continue reading From a beast to a beauty

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Dressing up an insane deal

Finding a deal on something can be exhilarating, even when the deal is a steal because something is missing or broken. This is what happened about 8 months ago when my cousin and I were looking around at Bed, Bath, and Beyond. She found 2 of these powder blue pillows on clearance because they were missing the center… Continue reading Dressing up an insane deal

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Back to the basics

You know how in junior high and high school, math teachers always said you would use what they were teaching you later in life? Well, this project finally fulfilled that long standing prophecy! Now I did have to look up some of the equations to calculate the lengths of wood needed, but it was one… Continue reading Back to the basics

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Fine-tuning a vision board

It was brought to my attention that not everyone knows the purpose of a vision board, or the multifunctional benefits it can lend itself to. As the name implies, a vision board is filled with how you envision your future. That can mean a lot of different things depending on the person as well as what aspect of… Continue reading Fine-tuning a vision board

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The Restorative Power of Restor-A-Finish

My cousin and I found this great bedroom set of furniture at Goodwill a few weeks ago and we knew it had great bones but it was a bit out of our price range. When we were out with my mom we had to show her the set, which she of course bought despite it… Continue reading The Restorative Power of Restor-A-Finish

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Visions of vision boards … or how I made my own damn board that was exactly what I wanted

So I've been on this big mental health kick for a while, working on vision boards that involve more than a virtual pin board (though I do love Pinterest) and non-cheesy motivational sayings. In order to have a vision board of some sort I turned to Pinterest, which I personally think is pretty funny: searching… Continue reading Visions of vision boards … or how I made my own damn board that was exactly what I wanted