Canned Lighting to Pendant Lighting in an Instant

Our kitchen is now “en Vogue” – I finally have pendant lighting in our kitchen even though I did not have to hire an electrician! Do you want to learn how? When the Hubby and I built both of our houses we avoided pendant lighting like the plague over our kitchen table and island. In […]

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The Color Gray is on the Move….

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that I really don’t have much gray in my house. Love the color – but really have not used it in a decorating sense. Well that has sure changed. So it all started around Christmas when my sister gave the Hubby and I each a runner for our […]

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Artwork in the Bath – To Bee or Not to Bee

Do you like the play on words?  I haven’t written a blog in a while so I am feeling a little sassy.  Last week before we left for Mt Snow I was struggling to find the right artwork for the bathroom.   The last picture you saw of the powder room I bought this cute […]

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DIY Project – Great gift for a Friend….

If you are looking for a fun gift to make for someone special in your life here is an idea, how about a frame with a letter in it. In looking at Pinterest this summer I saw a lot of people have framed letters on their walls. I thought that this idea was pretty cool […]

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Winter Break

Hey Guys!! Hope you are having a good week. You may be wondering where I have been this last week. Well, mid last week my silly cold returned with a vengeance which put me out for a good day or two and then we left for Winter break. We spent a wonderful time in this […]

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The Powder Room got a little Ugly

When I started this blog one of my goals was to push myself to move out of my comfort zone and learn about working with power tools, new decorating concepts and to become a better DIYer….and share with you the good, bad and the ugly. I think there is pressure as a new blogger to […]

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A Homegoods Run

Good morning – I hope everyone survived the snowstorm on Wednesday that we were hit with in the NE. We ended up with about 10 plus inches of snow. Very grateful for the person who plowed my driveway for me while the Hubby is away. On Tuesday, I decided to take a couple of hours […]

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A Little Bit of Crushed Ice in the Powder Room

What an adventure this powder room make over was last week. Sometimes, I think I underestimate what a project will entail. I get so excited and in typical Chernee fashion just plunge into an adventure. The hubby always reminds me of this – and I hate to admit it but this time he is right. […]

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How to Wallpaper the Franny Way…..

I have to say I am just giddy! Like a kid at Christmas – I am totally in love – here is why….. the wallpaper arrived!  The wallpaper arrived! It looks awesome and really looks like beadboard, but it is wallpaper. When I was researching what product to purchase, I wanted pre pasted wallpaper, and […]

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Changes in the Ottoman Empire

This weekend I finally decided to take the plunge and start painting furniture again. I  was painting out in the garage and since it has been such a cold winter I really have not had an opportunity to do so….But this Saturday was a really snowy day and I was stranded home and decided to bring […]

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