Tag: Benjamin Moore

One Room Challenge – Week 3 – Shopping

It’s been a week of hardly any progress.  Rain, rain, and more rain has impeded any outside projects.  Not to mention, we are in the process of helping my parents purchase a home here in Houston.  I secretly think John

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Painting Kitchen Cabinets Part 1 – Prep Work

As I (we) removed the kitchen doors and drawers and moved them to the garage, John asked me a few times if I wanted to hire someone to do this part. I emphatically said no over and over again. Using

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B&A – Kitchen Reveal

Yes, it’s done.  My Summer 2014 project flowed over into the fall, and I finished the details over Thanksgiving break. Of course, I hosted my parents, John’s parents, his sister and son, and my brother.  So it was a full

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DIY Dog Crate/Standing Desk – Winter Break 2014

So, here’s the deal. I didn’t fall off the planet, nor did I give up on the DIY stuff. School started…and that’s all.  I basically had to decide to either spend time blogging or spend time planning, grading, and tutoring.

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Kitchen Progress – Rabbit Hole Projects

I should be done with the kitchen right now…but added projects here and there are delaying the finish line.   Plus, we were waiting for our guy to come repair the sheetrock and move the pendant lights in the ceiling.  (More

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Kitchen Progress – Boxes & Paint

About two-thirds of the boxes are installed with trim, and the transformation is well on its way!

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Office Bathroom Light

I’ve been really busy with my real J-O-B lately, so this blog was put on the back burner. Never fear…the DIY projects have not stopped! Saturday is MY day, and as I downloaded and sorted my photos from my camera,

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Painting Stained Furniture

Last time, I showed you the Before and After of the my Jade Green End table.  This post has all the details, in case you want to find something in your home and give it a makeover.

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B&A – Jade Green End Table

I’ve decided to do a short “before and after” post before a post on the details of a project.  For the 12 readers that I have that do so to keep up with my latest shenanigans, these posts are for

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Dark Walls in Pantry

I LURVE dark walls!  I’ve never had the guts to do it though, because I was always told it is a major pain to paint over a dark wall.  So when I needed to paint the pantry, I figured this

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