Posts by xavinci2

gaining the three season porch back…

After the winter of all winter’s I was thrilled to regain my three season porch back again. It becomes a storage room during the winter but in the spring, summer and early fall it is one of our favorite spots in the house. So last weekend I put the troops to work. Everyone pitched in…

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DIY: how to use fabric as wallpaper

My master bedroom closet just did not feel complete without some color. I had thought at first to either paint or stencil the back wall since that is the main view you have when opening the closet door. The problem was I’ve already done that. I wanted to try something new. I decided to jump…

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master bedroom closet; construction day

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by ClosetMaid®. I received a free sample of the product for the purpose of this review. All opinions are my own. When I decided to make some changes in my master bedroom closet I was a little overwhelmed by the choices out there. I didn’t want to create the entire…

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master bedroom closet; the plan

Progress on the master bedroom closet is moving along. I’m in the building & installing phase at the moment. After the closet organizer (which ClosetMaid® kindly gave me to try out) is installed I’ll be doing my favorite part. Making it pretty. New lighting will replace the bare bulb. I’ll be making myself some wallpaper…

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master bedroom closet; cleaned up, gutted and painted

I like showing my horrible before pictures. Not to freak anyone out or horrify my mother (again mom, so sorry for what you are about to see). I show them because many of you have these kinds of closets. The kind where you just throw things in there because no one will ever see the…

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the secretary desk: adding new hardware

While I was giving my Hemnes secretary desk a visual makeover I had plans to change out the hardware as well. I had a picture in my mind of bin pulls for the desk door and latch knobs for the cabinet doors. I had even gone as far as purchasing the bins pulls in oil…

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modern farmhouse architecture…

I’ve been drooling over modern farmhouse architecture a little while now. Don’t get me wrong, I love my house, but if I could give it an exterior makeover I’d love to apply the modern farmhouse look. It is the effortless mix of modern and farmhouse to create a simple and comfortable design. Pitched metal roofs are…

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master bedroom closet plans…

I came to the realization a while back that I work better with my own closet systems in various forms. This might mean that I gut a closet and made it an office or just used some simple storage solutions to use it to it’s full potential.  I set my sights on my master bedroom closet for…

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organized closet solutions…

Most of the closets in my home are slowly evolving into something other than a typical closet with a hanging bar and shelf at the top. My home is not very large so organized closet solutions play a big part in making a smaller space work for us. A closet might have a bar across it…

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