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{carved dresser for sale} – SOLD!!!!

{carved dresser for sale} – SOLD!!!!

> Remember the this dresser that i talked about here? Well, she is up for sale – i really, really love this dresser but i’m ready for a change. If anyone in Utah is interested you can email me @ saushak@gmail.com – the dresser is listed for $300 ***Edited – SOLD!!!***

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{laundry room highlight with an awesome link for some awesome plans}

{laundry room highlight with an awesome link for some awesome plans}

>   I get a bajillion emails – yes, really a bajillion emails, no exaggeration at all, about my laundry room that i posted about here and here.  You guys want to know every detail – every teensy tiny detail – i don’t blame you because the idea is awesome, genius, brilliant, etc… if i don’t say so myself ;)  (yes, i am totally proud of my laundry room in case that is not obvious) But, at the time i built my little masterpiece i wasn’t blogging, i had no idea that my pics needed to be so detailed – also i did my best to describe the process but some people need plans – detailed plans.  Well, Christa from Stories of a House found inspiration in my laundry room and built herself her own riser – well her husband built it –but  same dif.  But, he is an architect […]

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{Facebook link…finally}

{Facebook link…finally}

> OK – i have finally put this little blog on Facebook – i don’t know why, i cant even keep up with posting here – let alone Facebook. But i have had several requests/emails about it – so even if i just link up what i post here then it’ll work for now :) Don’t even ask me to get involved with twitter ;) So i guess you just go in click “like” and then you will get my updates? As you can probably tell, i am not very Facebook savvy – yet!!

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{“oldish” dresser turned TV console}

{“oldish” dresser turned TV console}

> 1st – where has time gone?  I cant believe its almost mid-november already!  I have been so busy with furniture orders/re-do’s that i have totally neglected this little blog of mine.  I have taken tons of pics but just havent had the time to get them posted – but i am working on trying to make a little time to get back to this blog – also time to check out all the blogs that i love (and miss!!)   :) And 2nd – i recently  transformed an older dresser into a cute little TV console for a big ol’ flat screen.  This was a made to order piece – so it went all black, no distressing, new handles, top drawers removed, and a piece of molding wrapped around the bottom to hide the oh so dated scroll carvings on the bottom. Before – And after – (pictures taken in […]

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{halloween decor – just a little…}

{halloween decor – just a little…}

> I wanted to do a ton of decorating for Halloween this year, i LOVE Halloween -  i had plans, BIG plans i tell ya, but things got in the way.  I have sold a bunch of furniture lately and some custom orders in the works – so i am busy!  I’ll post some before and afters soon :) Until then, here is a my mantel that i threw together.  I had some old shutters – spray painted them black, sanded them down, and then screwed them together all crazy like. I think it needs something in the middle of the shutters – i tried a book wreath but i wasn’t feelin it… I stopped on the way home from work and broke some sticks off an old dead tree then i threw some spanish moss on them and some little dollar store birdies – i wish i would have […]

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{Dresser turned entry table turned bench – are you following?!}

{Dresser turned entry table turned bench – are you following?!}

> You may remember my dresser turned entry table that i posted about here, and then i got a new entry table that i posted about here.  Well, i have taken the old entry table and turned it into a bench. When i was building the old entry table (in its former life it was a dresser), before i had added the legs i thought that it would be a pretty cute bench, but i didn’t need a bench.  Well, i still don’t need a bench and that’s why I’m selling it, but i still wanted to post it to show you guys  – and maybe you have an old dresser lying around that could be modified?  Plus it makes a very unique bench with a little storage.  I actually love the idea of having a bench at the end of my bed – somewhere to throw the pillows, and […]

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{Entry way dresser – switcharoo}

{Entry way dresser – switcharoo}

> Long time no see…sorry about that :)  I have a ton of projects in the works, some fun – some not so fun.  Mostly just a lot of cleaning and “dejunking” my house getting ready for some new house projects – ya!!!! I did want to show you guys a little dresser that i worked on a couple of weeks ago.  I got it at goodwill for $40 a few months back and knew that she would be looking super cute all fixed up.  I didn’t plan on keeping the dresser – but when i brought it inside to take a picture to post for sale, my husband said that he liked the new one better.  I wasn’t too sure at first – but sometimes (and only sometimes) i let him have his way :) The new dresser does provide more storage so i like that part (also it […]

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>{Finding balance…}

>{Finding balance…}

> I will be the very 1st one to admit that i have been a bad, bad blogger lately.  I don’t keep up on posts, i don’t keep up on emails, i  have a hard time even keeping up on my things that “have” to be done – like taking showers…brushing my teeth…just kiddin, i do get to those things :) But, for reals.  I am definitely having a hard time finding the right balance to keep up this blog and having a husband :)  When he was in Iraq, and i started this blog i had time every night after the kiddies were in bed to check out all my favorite blogs and do a post for my own blog every couple of days.  NOW, not so much.  Husbands require attention (go figure), and after a long day its nice to have time to have time to talk with […]

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{Finding balance…}

{Finding balance…}

I will be the very 1st one to admit that i have been a bad, bad blogger lately.  I don’t keep up on posts, i don’t keep up on emails, i  have a hard time even keeping up on my things that “have” to be done – like taking showers…brushing my teeth…just kiddin, i do get to those things :) But, for reals.  I am definitely having a hard time finding the right balance to keep up this blog and having a husband :)  When he was in Iraq, and i started this blog i had time every night after the kiddies were in bed to check out all my favorite blogs and do a post for my own blog every couple of days.  NOW, not so much.  Husbands require attention (go figure), and after a long day its nice to have time to have time to talk with just […]

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{bad, bad brass = fake schoolhouse light}

{bad, bad brass = fake schoolhouse light}

>  I have slowly replaced almost all the builder lights in my house with those that fit my style more and have a little more character – one of the last rooms being kdin’s room (my 11 year old son). I come across a ton of cheap chandeliers @ goodwill that have potential and a ton of 80’s brass crap with zero potential (at least for my style anyways).  So when i saw this cute brass fixture for $8 bucks i snagged it up.  It has all the lines of the old galvanized schoolhouse lights that i love.  I love anything galvanized….sigh…. Anyways, i painted it with a silver metallic spray paint (no primer, just a few light coats of the spray paint so it didn’t bubble).  After it was dry it was a little to “new” looking, so i took some American Tradition black glaze and wiped it over […]

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