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Upcycling idea: Old Door to Corner stand

This is a quick post on yet another upcycling home project of mine.  Unfortunately, I just have one “before” picture as I did this make over quite sometime ago. The pair of old narrow doors had a square grill pattern that seemed to work perfectly for a corner stand.      Most fascinated by the… Continue reading Upcycling idea: Old Door to Corner stand

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Of the color orange, metal chairs and balcony space makeover

While orange may not be everyone’s choice as a primary color that dominates the decor of the house, it is certainly one of my favorites.  This tropical color of the sun for me is a sign of fun, festivity, joy, warmth and brightness.  I use a lot of orange in the house as it has… Continue reading Of the color orange, metal chairs and balcony space makeover

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My apartment garden: pots petite but plenty

This is a small post about the tiny but very significant lung space(s) in my apartment.  Due to constraints of abundant sunlight, ground soil and of course  space most of my plants are confined to small pots resting in the interiors, balconies, window sills and grills.   Most plants are low maintenance and shade loving… Continue reading My apartment garden: pots petite but plenty

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Upcycling idea: Pair of old doors transformed to a rectangular two-tier table

Yet another post on an upcycling project, hope you have liked some of my previous projects listed under the “Decor Category”. This was how the pair of doors looked ‘before’.   The transformation involved chopping off the doors at the bottom to discard the damaged edges at the end.  The reduced length was then used… Continue reading Upcycling idea: Pair of old doors transformed to a rectangular two-tier table

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Bottles to Baskets: Greenery all around

Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity. ~Lindley Karstens, noproblemgarden.com While I really cannot claim to be a person with a green thumb, I have an immense love for plants and like… Continue reading Bottles to Baskets: Greenery all around

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Particle Board: a surprisingly elegant alternative to glass on cane

When the glass of my center table cracked, I was quite heart broken considering that it had served me for years and also the potential hassle of getting hold of someone to replace it was not a very exciting prospect.  But the brighter side of this was that, I could give my table a new… Continue reading Particle Board: a surprisingly elegant alternative to glass on cane