Category Archives: Projects

Aaaaaaand Project #5.

So around four years ago, I found this chunky little table-and-chairs combo at a thrift store in Madison, Wisconsin. It was already cheap, and, on top of that, marked down 30%, so I think I paid around $24 for the set. I had my antique booth at the time and the intention was always to […]

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Project #4: Nursery decorating.

More of the photo enlargement project from last week: Because my over achievers were five weeks early, we never really finished the nursery to my liking — everything was kind of slapped together and has kind of stayed that way for the past year. There were several projects I wanted to finally finish — the […]

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Project #3.

Remember my infatuation with this family book, via A Cup of Jo? I got right on making that. So because I’m a huge copycat,  I stole a couple of design elements from it, like the brightly colored title pages. But we decided to write a little something about each person, to make it more like […]

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Project #2.

You may remember my disdain for Restoration Hardware’s faux-vintage nursery book prints. I found these prints a couple of months ago and had been itching to frame them for the nursery. Since I was changing things around in the living room, I happened to have some frames available, so I thought, what the heck, if […]

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Project #1.

I don’t know what got into me last weekend — whether it was the three-day weekend (those of us who are public school workers in Chicago actually have the day off for Pulaski Day, if you can believe it) or the Spring-like weather — but I started three projects, all involving paint OF DIFFERING COLORS. […]

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