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Tutorial: IKEA Kvartal Curtain System

My mom (@lot670) hasn’t had curtains on her front picture window for a very long time. The window has been in various situations for the 16 years lived with it. At one point I think it had blinds and nothing else. In the winter, maybe some plastic covered it to keep cold out. Then I…… Continue reading Tutorial: IKEA Kvartal Curtain System

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Refinishing a Mid Century Cedar Chest

A few weeks ago I found myself with my mom in Restore, debating whether to buy this Mid-Century Modern Lane cedar chest… I debated whether it was priced at a fair value, how much worked it needed, if it fit in my car, where I could put it, and if I wanted to spend the…… Continue reading Refinishing a Mid Century Cedar Chest

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Framing Large & Obscure Posters

When I bought these Charley Harper posters nearly a year ago (yes…a year ago…) I was a little stumped on how to have them framed, since they’re large and an obscure size. Recently I was looking around in a arts/crafts store and finally found a way to frame them without having to buy something online…… Continue reading Framing Large & Obscure Posters

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DIY Tutorial: Covering a Lamp Shade with Fabric

*Update: I would use hot glue when possible, for the trim and for the fabric seam. I guess the heat from the bulb might have melted the glue and made the trim begin to fall off. I fixed it with hot glue and it’s fine now. Also, make sure you get your fabric tight! This…… Continue reading DIY Tutorial: Covering a Lamp Shade with Fabric

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Vintage Vanity Makeover

It was just one of those days. My mom and I were running all kinds of errands and she had the bright idea to hop into RestoreĀ on Southland DriveĀ and look around. She found some neat vintage bowls which she’s going to display in her new kitchen. Then! While checking out, my mom saw this really…… Continue reading Vintage Vanity Makeover