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I love houses...

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I'm not sure where it has come from since I grew up in the same house for almost 18 years never moving but always LONGING to move. Maybe that's where my love for houses has come from!?!

I have a love for houses new and old, historic, log cabins, rustic homes, castles, victorians...I just LOVE houses!!!

I often try to think of what my favorite or forever house would be like...would it be large or small, new or old, historic, log cabins, rustic homes, castle or victorian...I still haven't figured it out...I just LOVE houses!!!

Since leaving my parents home at 18 years old I have moved 10 times in 21 years and this is the longest time I have been in the same place for more than 4 years. I love our house...it's beautifully decorated and paid for...what more could a girl ask for...except to maybe have the rest of the house finished. Yet, I still get pleasure looking at houses, touring houses, dreaming of houses...I just LOVE houses!!!

I love the architectural details, the wo…

From Junkie to Spunkie!!!

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I have always loved before and after shots and taking old things and making them "new to you".

I have happened upon a couple of new loves lately on the WWW ~ with my two favorites of them being Betterafter and the other one Mod Podge Rocks. Who would have thought all these years I could been taking before and afters of my Modge Podge projects...what a cleaver idea! I'm LOVING all the creativity that's out there and am gleening on new ideas!

My uncle died in October and I've landed a few pieces of extra furniture and primer. Thanks to some inspiration at Mod Podge Rocks I decided to try my hand at redoing the dresser...I think it turned out FABULOUSLY...What do you think!?! It's DEFINATELY from Junkie to Spunkie to me!

From Junkie...


To Spunkie...


Some of you may wish to know: HOW did she do that!?! (LOL) So I'll give you the specs, First, my daughter and I took the handles off and primered the entire chest. Next we painted it a nice white trim color our build…