Tea cart is finished!!

You may remember a while back I bought a wooden rough looking tea cart… I finally got around to finishing it!!

It looked like this originally:

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It was a bit hideous. I took it and painted the whole thing in a flat black, and then I had the glass on top cut into a mirror.

I think it looks sooo much better!

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We are now using it as a bar in our kitchen!

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After that I bought an antique mirror also painted in flat black to hang over it.

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It is all coming together!

Dream Bedroom Reveal

So we’re very close to being done and I can’t wait anymore.  We’re just waiting on a duvet cover and a chandelier.

My dream room was painted, new headboard, new art, new bedside tables, new corner chair and new picture frames (no pictures yet.)  And when I say “new” I mean old.  Everything in the room was thrifted, yard sale-d, or made by me.

The whole she-bang!

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My bedside table:

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The whole view:

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The boyfriend’s bedside table:

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Our pretty corner chair and “new” mirror:

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Artwork wall:

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I am loving my new room!  It makes me want to re-do all the rooms in my house!

Cheers!!

A wee craft

So my mom saw this:

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And I told her “You are NOT paying that price for something I can make!” (Sorry bouclair! Eep!)

I printed the text out to fit an 8 x 10 frame and headed to goodwill to find one. I found a bigger one for 5 dollars, brand spanking new AND it came with matting! So I came up with this:

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And that’s the craft of the day!