My DIY Abstract Art And New Shower Curtain Fabric

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This weekend I decided to try my hand at a piece of artwork for my bathroom.  I was inspired by this abstract painting by Blair at The Fox & She. via The Fox & She I love abstract artwork because it's not really mean to be anything other than a display of color, movement, shapes and texture.  And this particular painting is one of my … [Read more...]

DIY Artwork Ideas That Anyone Can Do

DIY artwork - diptych artwork created from photograph via House By Hoff

I will soon need some artwork to finish up the decorating in my bathroom, so I've been looking quite a bit lately at DIY artwork ideas to get inspired.  I love trying my hand at different types of artwork, but I know many people who wouldn't even think about creating their own artwork because they just assume they have no artistic talent.  … [Read more...]

The Final Condo Tour (With All New Pictures!)

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As promised, I have the final and complete condo tour for you today.  And these are all brand new photos that I took yesterday.  :) I've shown you plenty of detail pictures in the individual room posts (you can find links to those here), along with info like paint colors, links to DIY projects, etc.  But today, my goal is more to give you the … [Read more...]

20 Random Facts About Me

Happy Monday, all!  And a very happy day it is.  My brother and I finished the condo on Friday!!!   Actually, we finished it at 3:45 am Saturday morning after working all day Friday, and all through the night.  I was determined to finish it on Friday because I had things planned this weekend for my birthday (which was yesterday), and I didn't want … [Read more...]

The Story Of The Condo

Each time I post about the condo, I get countless questions about it.  "How much more do you have to do over there?" "How much longer will it take you?" "Why are you spending so much time and effort over there?" "Can't you just list it like it is?"  "Didn't it just need a good cleaning before you put it on the market?" I've generally let those … [Read more...]

Condo Living Room

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I think things are finally winding down at the condo.  I still have quite a "to do" list, but I've called in reinforcements.  My brother is spending all this week over there helping me get things finished, and we're thinking that everything will be done by the end of this week.  We're finally seeing a light at the end of the tunnel.  I hope to … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Euro Sham (Pillow Sham) With Flanges

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I have one more quick sewing project to share with you from the second condo bedroom makeover -- an easy DIY euro sham with flanges. I made some similar euro shams for the other bedroom, but they had slightly smaller flanges. If you can sew a straight line, I think you'll be amazed how quick and easy these are. Euro shams are … [Read more...]