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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Hidden Bedroom Charging Station

I often have my phone and laptop in the bedroom at night,
so I also have the chargers in there too.
I also have my Kindle charger next to the bed,
plus my clock and lamp cords.
This adds up to one big mess of cords.
And this drives me crazy!

So today I made myself a hidden charging station.
What do you think?
Can't see it?
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Friday, September 25, 2015

Bedroom Tallboys Restyled

I have been wanting to restyled our bedroom tallboys for a while. 

I was growing bored with the stuck on old book pages and they were looking a bit grubby. 
So I removed all the drawer knobs and took to them with my scraping blade. It took a few days!

Then I applied a few coats of new white paint, 
followed by a couple of coats of clear poly.
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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pianola Roll Cabinet

I found this vintage Pianola Roll Cabinet at a Church sale a few months back.
I had never seen one before and didn't even know what it was until
the seller explained. How cool, right?

Here it is in it's full original purchased state. It must have been sitting in an old
garage for a very long time cause it was filthy.
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Saturday, September 12, 2015

White Sideboard Makeover

I love my white dining room sideboard. 

Here is how it has looked for a while now.
I had painted it all white using chalk paint, highly
distressed the details and sealed with clear wax.
But I find the way doesn't seal as good as varnish and my
lovely dresser was getting quite grubby on the
 drawers and top and was not cleaning up well.
The large mirror on top was in the same condition as when I
found it on the roadside and I really wanted to clean it up a bit.
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