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    Little Green Notebook

    Little Green Notebook: DIY: Roman Shades from Mini-Blinds (Revised!) no ugly mini-blind slats peeking through the fabric

    Little Green Notebook: DIY Tufted Headboard using a peg board!!!

    Little Green Notebook: Making Billy Bookshelves Look Like Built-Ins

    Little Green Notebook: DIY Wide-Plank Floors (Made from Plywood!)

    Striping & painting tips from Little Green Notebook - how to get a lacquered finish-look

    Little Green Notebook: corners with no bunching when recovering chairs and benches. I wish I read this before I recovered the dining room chairs!

    amazing Chair tutorial on Little Green Notebook

    Printing this off now. I do an ok job and my randomized cleaning but it's time I get a system in place! I think it will make it less overwhelming.

    farrow and ball's dark charcoal (down pipe) with brass pulls (try home depot's martha stewart line for under two bucks!) (Little Green Notebook)

    DIY black concrete countertop with Ardex and concrete tint - another great tutorial

    Spray paint inexpensive clip lights from hardware stores. OMG this is brilliant!!! Best thing is we already have 2 of these that we used to clamp on the fence of our old house for our bonfire parties.

    How to PAINT upholstered furniture. Basically just use a watered down version of acrylic paint, and a textile medium. What a great and INEXPENSIVE way to refinish fabric covered furniture! I always wondered if it would work -- it does!

    Rust-Oleum's pre-mixed enamels create a pretty, glossy finish and are easy to mix and customize too. See how it gave new life to a thrift store find... on Little Green Note Book.

    Yellow frame with black and white print against blue wall. Little Green Notebook: Swan Prints

    love this color for furniture painting. also remember to mat something b+w with bright colored mats!

    DIY starburst mirror

    modern knobs and drawer pulls, via little green notebook

    Little Green Notebook: My Kitchen Pendants and a Circa Goodman Substitute

    DIY concrete countertops over laminate (or anything). Nice step-by-step tutorial with lots of pictures (Little Green Notebook).

    best spray gun for painting's cheap, uses mason jars, and it's an easy clean up!

    We painted our mudroom/kitchen floors and our laundry room floors not long after we moved in almost a year ago and they've held up surprisingly well! Occasionally we'll get a scratch or a ding that's bad enough to warrant pulling out the oil-based paint for a touch up, but that's only happened a couple of times. I used Glidden Porch and Floor paint in gloss for the kitchen and mudroom and I like that one best. I usually just get it color matched.

    blue dresser w/ gold mirror and pair of lamps... love the styling. (Little Green Notebook: Room Tours: Callie's Home)

    used aluminum leaf because it was the brightest silver tone and looked the most to me like mirror (and the bonus is that aluminum is less expensive than silver leaf). A box of 500 5.5 x 5.5 sheets is $40-$50 and was more than enough for these two dressers.

    This is brilliant - Jenny at Little Green Notebook explains how to use 1/8" hardboard, cut to your cabinet door size and glued with liquid nails, to very cheaply ($10!) re-do ugly cabinet doors! You can also add corner moulding on top of the hardboard like she did in her kitchen.

    She took a plain wooden headboard "and then wrapped it all up with an egg crate mattress pad (cheapest foam out there!) and batting and some peacock blue velvet and stapled everything into place." for an upholstered one.