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5 Fun Handmade Christmas Crafts & Ornaments

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I love making handmade Christmas crafts and decorations. The best thing about making your own ornaments and home décor is, giving them to my friends and children as a Christmas gift.

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My Top 10 Favorite Books

I want to share my top ten favorite books with you! As you can see most of the books I read are inspirational and motivational. Finding time to read can be difficult especially when you have a busy life, so I choose to read books that teach me something new, inspire or motivate me. That’s just my entrepreneurial spirit. I’m like a sponge and love to learn.

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How to get Custom Cabinets on a Budget

Is your kitchen stuck in the 80’s with outdated laminate cabinets? Wish you could magically turn them into beautiful wood grain cabinets? Replacing your kitchen cabinets can cost an arm and a leg but there is an alternative. Did you know you can paint them to look like real wood! Read on……

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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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