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I love to build! Whether it's building something from scratch or repurposing an old cast off. My blog is all about sharing my passion for all things DIY.

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paint, furniture

Roll Top Desk Makeover

By Mimi on Jun 26, 2012

  or another title for this post would be "just roll with it".  I didn't take a before of this desk but just picture light oak stain.  My intention was to paint it just white. ... Continue reading


Turning a Shelf into a Planter Box

By Mimi on Jun 19, 2012

An old friend once told me that you should always be reading three books at a time.  One that teaches you something, one that feeds your soul and one just for fun.   I can... Continue reading

landscaping, diy, repurposing

Garden Trellis from Salvaged Wood

By Mimi on Jun 12, 2012

What a beautiful day we had today!  So beautiful I threw the to-do list I made last night out the window and decided to work on a garden project.  I built the pallet gate last... Continue reading

diy, furniture, diy, furniture

Union Jack-Inspired Chair Makeover

By Mimi on Jun 05, 2012

Here's a little chair makeover I've been working on.  This chair spoke to me.  A few weeks back I posted about a small dresser that did not speak to me.  In fact I posted about... Continue reading