How to Turn any Art into a TV Frame!

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Wishing everyone a fun filled Memorial Day with lots of BBQ! Let's face it, tv's are ugly. Big black holes on the wall staring at us, judging us (ok, maybe I'm imagining that part). Here's a great way to draw attention away from that black hole. Use any paper, book pages, posters, art or even an old school map like I did. How … [Read more...]

                 

I Scored at the Thrift Store – Vintage Portraits

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  You've seen my loving cups, my Pyrex, my globes, my ... well the list goes on and on.   Since it takes three to form a collection, it's official! I am the proud owner of three, count em three, vintage portraits.       Isn't she lovely ... or is she strangely … [Read more...]

                 

Exceptionally Eclectic – Artful Home

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This is the perfect example that original art doesn't have to cost a fortune. Throw in a little Danish modern and this townhouse, from Dans le Townhouse packs a real punch. Sigh ... now I need to make my own Sigh painting. I am loving this antiqued stenciled poem mirror and Tanya has a fabulous tutorial so you can be as cool as … [Read more...]

                 

Dining Room Tour – Fun Art & Five Vintage Collections!

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As you can see from the before picture, the dining room needed a serious intervention.  Peeling wallpaper and extensive water damage didn't hide the original oak floors that just needed a good sand and stain to bring them back to life.  New walls and moldings (that we matched as closely to the originals as we could) throughout the entire house … [Read more...]

                 

Funky Art Find

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Hi everyone!  My town is a bit of a disaster area with downed tree limbs everywhere and almost a week without power.  So we moved into Grandma's house and the kids have had no school for the past four days (talk about quality bonding time)!  Still without power (typing this at libarary) but will hopefully be back home this weekend where I will … [Read more...]