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Teen Boy's Haven

Teen Boy's Haven
Decorating for a teenage boy can be difficult, especially when he is interested in all sorts of things and you want the design to last for several years. Read on to see what we did and the nine projects that helped make it truly his space. Continue reading

Who Doesn't Love an Upcycle?

Who Doesn't Love an Upcycle?
Buying furniture second-hand can give you great quality for a bargain price. But usually you need to invest a little time and sweat equity into making your pieces into something for the modern world. Check out how I did just that in one of our bedrooms at Century View Lodge and get inspired to try it in your own home. Continue reading

Reclaimed Pallet Wood Centerpiece

Reclaimed Pallet Wood Centerpiece

The very first project I taught through Chics With Tools was a centerpiece made from pallet wood and test tubes. That was 2 1/2 years ago. I love mine and use it all the time like today, for instance. After a week, my Valentine roses were looking a bit sad so I trimmed off the leaves, the bottom of the stems, and removed some of the browning petals. That made them perfect for this centerpiece.

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