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Easy Upgrades Guest Bedroom

NEW BLING FOR THE GUEST BEDROOM

How to Switch Out Dresser Hardware / 7thhouseontheleft.com

Way back when, we bought this Hemnes dresser from Ikea for the guest bedroom. Despite not being much of a home decor geek at the time (I’m still not, but I’m learning), I really liked the simplicity of it and the clean lines. When we got it home and put it all together, the dresser looked great, even with the blue walls. Once we ditched the “nursery blue” and painted the walls the second time around, the dresser looked even…

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Easy Upgrades Laundry Room

JUST-LIKE-NEW LAUNDRY ROOM ART

Bringing Damaged Art Back to New / 7th House on the Left

I’ve been a fan of Rodney White prints (particularly this one) for what seems like forever. His work is so fun and being a fan of the modern/rustic vibe an having a special place in our hearts for all things vintage, it’s our cup of tea. Last week, I was shopping with a friend at Garden Ridge when down in the corner of the sea of gobs and gobs of wall art, there she was… I noticed some damage here…

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Easy Upgrades Foyer + Hallway

OUT WITH THE OLD, AND IN WITH THE NEW

foyerlight_length copy

Between the late night coding sessions and last minute tweaks for the new blog design, we managed to take the first step in sprucing up the empty foyer by hanging the new light fixture. The flush mount fixture we had before (this one from Home Depot) was doing the job, but it lacked personality and didn’t bring anything special to the space… Even though we still aren’t completely sure about the plans for this area (we’re just going to let…

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Carport + Patio Easy Upgrades

PATIO FURNITURE MAKEOVER

Patio Furniture Makeover | 7th House on the Left

You guys remember me talking about our “lovely” patio furniture in this post, right?… …Well, it’s about to get a serious facelift! We’ve had this set since we lived in our apartment. Down the road, we’d like to get a new set of outdoor furniture (maybe something like this), but until then, we decided to spruce up what we have. The set has held up really, really well and is still like brand new! On the other hand, the orangey-beige…

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DIY Decor Easy Upgrades Guest Bedroom Painting

A PRIME EXAMPLE

true value painted side tables

Since beginning our house renovations about a year ago, we’ve been in and out ofΒ many, many hardware stores, True Value being one of our favorite stops. Our localΒ True Value has the feel of an old-fashioned hardware store but with all of the modern conveniences. It’s one of those places where “everybody knows everybody”, but they’re happy to get to know new people, too. Pretty much anyone who walks in knows the owner by name, everything is where you’d expect it…

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