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Home Decor and Smart Gadgets

Home Decor and Smart Gadgets As a person who works in the Information Technology field, I have always taken an interest into how computers have evolved and the role technology plays in the home today. You can almost control every electronic device in your home with a computer or smart phone. I recently read this

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Have beige walls become a design color of the past?

From trendy grays to sea salt paint colors, what design trends do we expect to see in the coming year 2019? I must admit I’m obsessed with the bright whites and grays often reflected in the satisfying episodes of HGTV’s Property Brothers and Joanna Gaines Fixer Upper. I haven’t painted my home in over eight

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An old dresser gets a makeover…Wow

After Dresser

A few weeks ago, I visited my mother-in-law to take a look at a dresser that she planned to give to me.  The dresser was white with great bones, and a french provincial look. So, being the DIYer that I am, I was ready to take this piece home, and change it into something beautiful for

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My First Estate Auction

chic desk

Today was one of my first visits to an Estate Auction. I am so glad I finally made it to one. This was by far a great experience. There were  lots of antique furniture, jewelry, pictures, silverware and more. I had a set price on what my max bid would be for the auction, so

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Brass fireplace update…

After Pic

I recently posted a picture of my fireplace. One of the things about my fireplace that I’m not too keen on are the brass accents. Brass fixtures and accents can make a home appear to be outdated and old . I decided to give my fireplace a face lift this weekend. I am so happy I

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Artichokes Napkin Rings

napkin holder

Artichoke Napkin Rings I went to Williams Sonoma to shop around during one of their store closeout events.  I arrived pretty late and a lot of the items were already sold out. I ventured to the back of the store and came across these cute artichoke napkin rings.  I have never cooked artichokes and would

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Shabby chic side table

Today while thrift lunching I was invited to go to the back of the store, yes the inventory room. I was so excited. There was a lot of great pieces back there, but this one caught my eye. It was a shabby chic white side table with a drawer and glass knob. It was in

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How Interesting…Vintage Glass Pitcher

glass pitcher goodwill

Friday was a good day! I made a stop to the Goodwill store during my lunch break and came across this unique glass pitcher. It is a corning ware glass pitcher and holds hot beverages. This is a vintage find. I love the curve of the handle and the detail. Take a look: MY GOODWILL

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Natural Wood Coffee Table

West Elm Wood table

Hello! This is my first post to reveal my first item that I purchased from a nearby Goodwill store. When I arrived at my local Goodwill store, I was amazed to see how neat and organized the sections were. This made my trip even more exciting and less overwhelming. There were so many glassware and

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