Faux Mantle Update

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Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post in conjunction with Nada & Co.  All thoughts and opinions of these products are my own.

Welcome back!  It’s another week for a master bedroom UPDATE! If you’re new here checking out the master bedroom, catch up on week one (Before) and week two (Shiplap).  Last week, I also shared with you guys our faux mantle and how we took the bottom off which caused some problems with the prior paint job.  This week, I’ll show you what I did to update this beauty!

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint End Table Makeover

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Table Makeover

I’m LOVING these challenges lately!  I mean, give me something I love to do WITH a deadline, I’m gonna get stuff done y’all!

Jessica over at Domicile 37 whipped up two new challenges for the year, the DIY Knock It Off Challenge (Kate Spade DIY Gold Dot Wine Tote) and then this super fun challenge!  This challenge will take place the last Tuesday of each month.

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Fall Tablescape & DIY Name Cards

 Hey Hey!  Welcome back.  If you’re new here, welcome and thanks for stopping by!  I hope you enjoy my little piece of the world wide web!

With these cooler temps the last couple days, I’ve had FALL on my mind.  It’s kind of hard not to when it’s my favorite time of the year.  To me, there’s nothing cozier than a sweatshirt, pumpkins and hot apple cider.

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How to Apply Efex Furniture Appliqués

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post.  The Efex Furniture Appliqué and Weldwood Contact Cement were given to me by Pigeon in the Parlour in Holly, Michigan in exchange for this post.   These items, along with the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint can be purchased at their store.  All thoughts and opinions of these products are my own.  

Efex Appliqués are an easy to use decorative tool.   They are made from latex, which makes them easy to cut, if needed.   They come in different sizes, shapes and designs.  Efex Appliqués can easily enhance your furniture, mirror and so much more.

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint & Waxed Kitchen Cabinets – 6 Month Review

Some of you might already know, I painted our kitchen cabinets.  The decision lingered for many months.  I was scared!  The hubs was scared.  I’m here to tell you, I don’t regret it nor do I regret what I used to complete the task.

My initial post, My Shabby Cabs, can give you more detail on what I did.

The Kitchen Reveal, will show you the whole kitchen, completely finished.  It’s worth the click. 

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Don’t Stress, Distress Shabby Chic Furniture

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Meet Ashley!  She’s the owner of Don’t Stress, Distress Shabby Chic Furniture in Holly, MI.

Guess what? Her store opens TODAY!  I have the inside scoop for you.   Ashley’s boutique is in her home and has some really great items.  Less than a year ago, she started painting.  Little did she know, she would be doing this FULL time and opening her own store!  Her work is quality and she has a great “distressing” style.  Ashley also does custom pieces, kitchen and bathroom cabinets.

The store hours today, 3/14/2015, are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

March, 15th, 2015 to April 1st: By appointment.

There will be an “Open House” on March 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Other Vendors will be joining Ashley!

Effective April 1st:

Tuesday – Friday: By Appointment

Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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The candles, wax melts and string art work are by Motor City Creations.  The candles smell fabulous!

Here’s Ashley’s current items:

My Shabby Cabs!

After many many indecisive discussions with my husband, I finallllly painted our kitchen cabinets!

It’s kind of scary.  Will it look good?  Is my husband gonna kill me? Yiiikes!  Dipping that paint brush and putting the first stroke of paint on our maple cabinets was quite difficuit.  It happened.  It’s done.  We LOVE them!

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