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Thursday, January 3, 2013

I Went and Did it

I went ahead and did it...I combined this blog with my new "life" blog. It's just much easier to maintain one blog. I will still be posting furniture make-overs and DIYs over at City Chick to Country Chic.

http://citychick-countrychic.blogspot.com/

Thank you to all of you who have visited, shared, and participated in the giveaways! You can follow me here if you want to keep seeing all of the stuff I do.

Thanks again, and I hope to see you at City Chick to Country Chic!

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Post Christmas Project Time

I hope you all had a very lovely Christmas! 




I've been a slacker over the holidays. That's just how it goes! Just as a heads up, I may be combining this blog and a new blog I have started...but I haven't decided for sure though. 

Anyway, I've had this dining table since the fall, and haven't done anything with it yet. 



I started working on it today. You will see more next week! 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Once Upon a Time...

Remember how, once upon a time, I started this really awesome project for some real life clients then never showed you how it turned out? 


I totally forgot to take a picture after it was done! I know right? SO. The lovely Lacey's sent one to me and I am so grateful! 

Here she is:


I love how it turned out! Their inspiration for the table came from this table I did this past summer:


The process is really simple:

  1. Sand the table top to the bare wood
  2. Stain the table with your favorite stain
  3. Stencil the table in your favorite color
That's it! Thank you, Lacey's, for letting me makeover your table! 

Thanks for reading!



Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Winner of the Colored Chalkboard Giveaway!


I didn't post much about this giveaway...as soon as I told you about it I went on a family trip to see my brother graduate from Marine boot camp. Here he is with our mom:


Anyway, that's why I've been slacking. Without anymore nonsense, the winner of the Colored Chalkboard Giveaway is...Megan!


Congratulations, Megan! Contact me (by commenting on this post, or sending an email) within 48 hours to claim your colored chalkboard! Yay, you!

Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway!


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Colored Chalkboard Giveaway


I've been a slacker lately, but we have a giveaway! It's this cute little colored chalkboard with a distressed white frame. I used to hate chalkboards simply because I hate chalk, but discovered a trick thanks to Pinterest: if you get your chalk wet it doesn't make a gross sound! 



This would be a cheap {aka free} and cute Christmas gift for a little girl or for yourself! 

Anyone in the continental U.S. can enter. I will ship the chalkboard to you if you win. If you live locally I will deliver it. 

Here are the rules: 
  1. “Follow Us” through email—it’s on the right side of the page! If you do not have a blogger profile or follow the blog anonymously you must leave an email address in the comment box. {required}
  2. “Like” our Facebook page {required} for a second entry.
  3. “Post” a comment with at the bottom of this post letting me know that you have followed the blog through email and liked our page, or if you just did one. 
  4. Check back on December 11, 2012 to see who won!

If you have any questions, feel free to ask! Remember, if you "Follow Us" and "Like" our Facebook page you get two entries. Good luck!