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First Place Furniture

My daughter recently moved into a new place, and for the first time has been quite inspired to decorate and personalize it.  To help out, I dug through the basement and offered her some Craigslisted treasures that she could use … Continue reading

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Rehabilitated Chair Project, Phase I: Gold-Leafed Crackle Finish

You don’t always need to buy new things to decorate well.  This project can give new life to an old chair, or stretch your Craigslist dollars to a whole new level of decorating.  It takes patience and time, but the … Continue reading

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Back-To-School Student Furniture

This was a bittersweet week for a lot of parents.  We packed up our beloved babies and shipped them back to university housing with loads of home cooking in little freezer containers and an assortment of hand-me-down furniture.  Or so … Continue reading

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