Master Bedroom

Still slowly working on staging different rooms in our house getting ready to sell.  It was the master bedroom’s turn!  One tip I have if you are staging your home whether it be for selling or just for decorating purposes, I have found that taking pictures of a room and pulling it up on my […]

DIY Wedding Shoes

My wedding was DIY from the decor straight down to my shoes??  Yep!  Even my shoes!  No, I didn’t make them from scratch, however, I couldn’t find what I was looking for so I bought some and modified. My husband is a bow hunter and so for our wedding his vest and our son’s vest […]

Tutorial on Painting Kitchen Countertops

Just before Christmas, I had decided that our not-so-lovely kitchen needed a little makeover.  We are selling our house so the option to gut out just didn’t make sense for us.  So I had decided to put my ideas and painting skills to work! Here are the before pictures… Horrific!  Not something a potential buyer might […]

Antique Country Style Buffet

Back in late December, I had posted this picture of this antique buffet on my facebook page (www.facebook.com/countrystyleaccents ).  I wanted opinions of what color to paint it. The wood veneer really was pretty, however, it had some major flaws that really couldn’t be fixed.  So paint I must do.  If you look at the […]

10 Things to Avoid When Buying Used Furniture

First of all, sorry that this will be wordy and not many pictures.  This is probably the question I get asked the most from everywhere.  These are from my own personal experience and personal preferences.  But I do hope this helps either buy better or not be afraid to buy used. In today’s society, there […]

Kitchen Upgrade by just repainting cabinets

After a long month of September and some nice recovery time afterwards, I have started the big project of ‘remodeling’ our kitchen. It has too long been stuck in the late 70’s and is time for a change. We have everything from one big yellow flourescent light fixture, old wood cabinets, to the orange countertops. […]

Vintage Settee gets a Makeover

Here’s a great story.  I got married last August in the most fabulous barn in Henderson, MN.  My husband and I, as well as anyone who met these people, clicked right away with the owners!  Recently she brought me down a truck load of stuff she had in a spare barn that she was looking […]

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