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How to restore furniture, like this vintage mid-century table, to its original beauty

Restoring a Midcentury Table

How to restore a vintage wood table, a DIY tutorial explaining how to strip off an old finish, clean and repair the wood, then add a stain and protective finish...
An upcycled metal bowl with a brushed finish

Brushed Metal Bowl

I took an old, stained metal bowl and gave it a brushed metal finish to hide the flaws and give it interest. When I got this great metal bowl second hand, I ...
Host a service party to make blankets for Project Linus

Project Linus Service Party

I’ve always tried to encourage my children to serve others, so when my daughter came up with the idea of having a service party and inviting a bunch of fri...
Setting a Holiday Table

A Winter Holiday Tablescape

We had some good friends over this weekend for a grown-ups only dinner. With no kids, I went all out with festive decorations, including lit candles. I’m real...