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A Garden-themed Girls Bedroom Makeover

What little girl doesn’t like a garden filled with flowers and butterflies. This room was created for Meredith a little girl who spends most of her time indoors because she suffers from a rare disorder call Dravet syndrome (epilepsy).

Painted Garden Girls Bedroom Ideas | Cheryl Phan

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How to make an Armoire Office

An office in a box is a perfect solution for people who don’t have a lot of room in their house to set up an office or are a little OCD like me. I’m one of those people who needs everything tucked away nice and neat. I can’t function in a messy work space so I can up with a great solution…

My Office In A Box!

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How to Design a Race Car Boys Room

All boys love cars but this little boy is special. Daniel has Down Syndrome and Autism and unlike most children he can’t go out and play on his own, Daniel need constant supervision so he spends most of his time in his room playing with his favorite car Lighting McQueen. So we designed a race car boys bedroom just for him!

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How to Repair Rusty Garage door

There’s nothing worse that rust spots on your garage doors. If you see rust spots on your garage door, you should remove them immediately. If you let it go one for too long you will end up having to replace the entire door. Most of the time you can spot-treat the problem to prevent it from growing. Here are a few simple steps to repairing the rust on your garage door.

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How to Stain Wood with Vinegar

Nothing ceases to amaze me. I’ve been staining wood for years and though I’ve tried just about every technique out there. NOPE! This was totally new to me.  Who would have ever thought of combining vinegar and steel wool to make a stain? Check it out.

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Create A Fun Faux Finish with Leftover Paint

Sometimes my best ideas just come randomly.  I needed to create a design for a hair salon but we were on a budget. Usually when that happens I go to the studio and look through supplies and left-over paint for some inspiration.

 

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23 Barndoors with a Unique Twist

Barndoors are all the craze, but you don’t have to live in the country or have a barn to incorporate this design into your home.

I found 23 doors online that will get your creative juices flowing and help you create your own personalized sliding barndoor.

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Painted Switch Plates

Tired of looking at those big white switch plates on your counter top and backsplash? You spent a lot of money upgrading your kitchen with beautiful granite and tile but now the first thing you see is big white switch plates. UGH! Well, you’re in luck because I’m going to show you how to disguise them.

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How to Paint Faux Brick

Painting Faux Brick is an easy technique and very inexpensive to create. I will admit, it is a little time consuming, but worth the time and effort you put into it.

It looks so real, you will have to walk up to it and touch it and even then, you’ll stand there scratching your head.

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