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From Old Chairs to Beautiful Bench

A full tutorial to turn two old, decrepit chairs into a beautiful bench. From





Continuing with the “curb appeal” projects, I really wanted to turn these two broken and miserable chairs into a welcoming bench. As always happens when I am working on a particularly fun or interesting project, Patrick came home and took over, deciding that my way wasn’t quite good enough. Okay, he would never actually say that, but he did have an awesome way to make it even better. His way was much more difficult too though, so I am going to share both ways. :-)






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From Curtain to Outdoor "Rug"

When the outdoor rug you fall in love with is actually a curtain panel... I found a way to make it work.






You know how some parents feel like they suddenly have more time once the kids go back to school? Heck, I even know a couple of people who find themselves with so much time they are occasionally bored. I am NOT one of those people. I never have been, but this year is so much worse.









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Scrap Wood Walkway

Create this simple scrap wood walkway in your yard. It's a beautiful rustic touch for any outdoor space.






I don’t want to toot my own horn here, but we have a beautiful yard. Unfortunately, the truth is that every beautiful thing has it’s own dirty little secrets. **insert foreboding theme music** ;-)













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My "baby" is heading back to school...

The back to school season is upon us but that doesn't mean I have to be happy about it. :-) from






Wow… I can’t believe the summer is over. How did that go by so quickly?


















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