There's been a long-running joke amongst those who have helped us work on our 1900's farmstead that there's a stash of money hidden somewhere inconspicuously in the wall, just waiting to be found. One day, I found a tiny portion of it...
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Commented on Aug 22, 2012
I once found two 1976 pennies in an old plastic easter egg in the bushes of our 1850's home!
I have decided to continue the stenciling on my accent wall in my dining room around to the backsplash in my kitchen. Here are a few more pictures. I made a few more sample boards and
placed them in the kitchen and the dining room (really they are just one big room). I don't know if it will be easier to decide on a favorite now, or if it will make it harder (like it did for me). Thanks everyone! You are all so supportive and your insight and suggestions have helped so much!
My daughter moved into a fraternity house (and "yes" I said fraternity house). All girls in the house, though! But that left lots of painting and spackling and cleaning for us. See the before and after photos!
We decided to tear out our existing builder grade cabinets and rebuild them with some open shelving incorporated into the design. We used Annie Sloan chalk paint on all of the lower and upper cabinets.
Commented on Jul 19, 2012
Love it! Everything looks great! Did you build your own cabinets or buy them stock, somewhere?