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{Another old door turned coffee table}


> I had another old door laying around that wasn’t being used for anything, so since my last door turned coffee table got some sweet comments/emails, I decided to make one to sell. This door was smaller, not quite as wide as mine, but it still made a perfect little table, and I love how it had a dark stain already that I could work with. Before…I just cut off about 32 inches from the end, cut that in half to have about 16 in sides.  Then I decided to leave the old cream paint as is and use that for the under side of the table and the dark stained part I painted a teal color. All chopped up and ready to paint.  I taped off the hinges as well as the spot where the door knob used to be. After, I used my cabinet scrapers to heavily distress […]

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{My cutest table EVER!!}- old door turned coffee table


> I posted about a year ago, this awesome door that I got and didn’t know what I was going to do with it.  Well, it has been in every room of my house waiting for inspiration to strike.  I could think of tons of uses for the door – but nothing that would work for my house.  I really didn’t want to cut up the door – but I love the door so much that by making it a coffee table for the room that I am in everyday – made sense.  And I love the character that the table brings to the room – its perfection Before… And after…I basically just cut about 32 in off one end, cut that in half for the legs and put the rest on for the table top.  I love its simplistic rustic yuminess.  And the color – so perfect.  I cant […]

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{almost done…. :)}

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> Well, i didnt quite get my closet all the way done yet – i tried but it just didnt happen – another day i guess!  My husband left again on thursday and will be gone for about 6 weeks (just in texas this time) – so hopefully i can bust out a ton of projects and start posting a little more regular! Its almost done though and heres a little sneak peak… It should be done tomorrow – hopefully…. Another little sneak peak is my “new” pantry door…IN L.O.V.E My dad came over today and hung 4 chandeliers for me and helped me get this door hung so i can get working on it – thanks DAD!! As much as it kills me it will be getting a fresh coat of paint (i hate to cover the green but i want white), a cute little old crystal door knob […]

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{random finds}

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>   Sorry i have been MIA again, since my husbands been home we have been BUSY doing a whole lotta nothing.  We have been working in the backyard and i did start a new project that i am hoping will be done by Sunday and then i can show you guys some pics.  We also went on a little road trip to Colorado for a family thing for a few days – that was nice to just get away from laundry…computers…house cleaning…all that stuff :) A little sneak preview of my latest project…it has to do with this closet While I’m here i also wanted to show you what i pulled out of my dads work trailer that was on its way to the dump tomorrow… Its the cutest little old wood ice cream bucket.  Don’t know what i will do with it but i cant just let it […]

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