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Well, it’s been a whirlwind few days!  My brother came into town to work on my new house along with my parents.  I love that my family is all about hard work and we can accomplish a lot in a short amount of time.  We’ve been working at such a rapid pace that I haven’t even had a chance to … Read More

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Hi, Hi!  I came across this dresser at a yard sale just down the road from me.  I didn’t even have a dime of cash on me, and about one minute to spare, so I put my name on a few things, and ran down the driveway shouting over my shoulder that…

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I’ve never had nice dining chairs.  Partly because I let Tim buy a brand new dining room table *GASP* and it was so expensive we couldn’t afford chairs to go with it… but that’s a whole ‘nother story.  So I had these six cheap black chairs …

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A teacher at our school was moving to a new home a few months ago, and was in need of a truck and trailer to help haul the home furnishings.  As I looked at my calendar, I was surprised to see a big blank white square. My truck and trailer were ju…

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I’m going to guess it was about four years ago when I walked into a country church sale and bought this table AND four chairs AND two leaves – for just $10.  Someone wanted to buy a hodge podge of kitchen chairs from me, so I sold those off. &nbsp…

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\Hi!!!!!!  You thought I’d abandoned Kammy’s Korner, didn’t you?I may have just gotten too busy.  I even semi-retired from lawn care jobs this summer so I wouldn’t be so busy!  And here I am, too busy to blog! :)So last summer, one of my…

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I think you will agree that a before and after is more enjoyable than a before and quit-in-the-middle.  But that is the truth of furniture rehab or DIY in general.  Sometimes projects are abandoned. Several months ago, I bought two upholstery projects.  I was on the furniture-makeover-victory high from finishing the tufted sofa, so I felt like I could tackle … Read More

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Laugh and point ALL YOU WANT when you see me driving around Parma during spring clean up day snatching “junk” off the curbs cuz CHECK IT OUT, YO!  This was DAY ONE’S haul – in just 45 minutes of leaving my house after getting a text from a local t…

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I LOVE yard sales.  I LOVE curbside junk.  I LOVE cheap thrift stores.I love anything that is free or I can pay for in quarters!It was bound to happen sometime.  It’d been several years since my humiliating garage sale blond moment (that…

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“Hey ma, don’t throw out the extra carpet pieces.  I’m sure I can use it for something.”Thanks Aunt Dee, for the bench (or footstool?  Kind of small to call it a bench… but it could be used as either).  I love a good “before” pic and y…

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