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HOW TO COMMISSION A PORTRAIT Painting pets is a treat for me, and I am often accompanied by one of my own rescue kitties during the process. I will be happy to give you a price. All you need to do...

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Remove Carpet On Top Of Hardwood Floors In Four Steps

Can you believe that when our ranch house was built in 1977, they installed hardwoods and then carpet right on top? My contractor hubby Steve says that was common back then. We found out about th...

Shop My Favorite Rustic Home Décor Sources!

SO, WHAT EXACTLY IS OUR HOME'S STYLE? I call our 1977 brick ranch "rustic elegant." Leading into the front door is a lovely courtyard full of plants and an Italian pottery water fountain that ...

How To Distress Realistically When Painting Furniture

This gorgeous old green cabinet gets more comments than anything I ever post on social media. I bought it at a local antique store when my precious Mom was quite sick, and I knew I would need a s...

Turn A Korean War Wooden Ammunition Box Into A Little Desk

My sweet Dad was stationed in the Air Force in Texas during World War 2. Now, he is in heaven playing a round of golf wearing his plaid pants and paisley shirt. For as long as I can remember he h...