Dining Table: From Dull to Dramatic

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Hey all... I have a fun little mini makeover for you all. Do you have a dining room table that is okay, but maybe you're kind of tired of it?  You could try do something like this. Here is the before: After: I hope you understand that this dining nook is a work in progress... but basically, I painted the top black to match the legs. I used my opaque projector to project the damask image onto the table. I off centered it on the ... READ MORE »

A Little Less Country, A Little More Rock and Roll

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So I was cleaning out my junk drawer today and I found an old SD card in it and I thought, "I wonder what is on this?"  And to my surprise I found these pictures of a town home I owned 6.5 years ago when I first started getting into interior design. It was fun to see the differences/similarities between now and then. Somethings never change... I still LOVE color.  Some things do... I would say now I am a little less country, a little more rock ... READ MORE »

O’ Christmas Tree! My Christmas Tree!

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So I was totally stressed about my Christmas tree this year... mainly because I didn't have one. But I scored this unbelievable pre-lit 7.5 footer at my local Goodwill for $39! I can't for the life of me figure out how a tree in this good of condition ended up there, but I am so happy the person took it there just for me! How nice! ;)  I wrapped the tree in silver sparkle tulle ($10 for 10 yards which I cut in half lengthwise).  I added ... READ MORE »

Fun Pillows and Giveaway Winner

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And the winner is....  #15 Destiny!! True Random Number Generator Min: Max:   Result: 15 Powered by RANDOM.ORG   Please email me your mailing address designedtothenines@gmail.com and claim your prize within 48 hours. Thanks!   For those of you who didn't win this time, I highly recommend buying Shelley's DVD. It is really great! Buy it here:   http://howtoslipcover.blogspot.com/ Now for some family room progress and the fun ... READ MORE »