The DIY journey of a California citygirl and a Montana farmboy

I am always on the hunt for any possible solution to refinish furniture without sanding – anybody with me?!  I launched into Google to see what new ideas came to my mind, and I came across Country Chic Paint and fell in love.  Lets face it – I was sold just on their name.  But …

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    Would you like the look of old aged wood but do not want the hassle of cleaning it (as I show you here)?  There is a wonderful solution!  I am so excited to showcase an amazing product that I have discovered, it is super simple – anyone can do it! When I found …

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Yay for Halloween!!  It’s one of my favorite seasons of decorating.  My kiddos love creepy decor, so years ago I set out to find an inexpensive way to take our yard decor up a notch.  Having old pallets laying around (yes I collect these!) got my wheels turning.  I created a Halloween Pallet Fence and …

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