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    Default Near Zero Cost Redecorating Challenge

    I am in the planning stages of redecorating the house (won't be back home until at least mid-March) and I want to use ONLY what I have. (exception, a small can of stain).

    It is going to take a LOT of work both mental and physical but I am SO ready to make a BIG change around here!

    Maybe you have things around your house that could use some sprucing up, or just a good wash and move to another room.

    Who's in? Tell us what you can do to give you house (or room) a make-over for (close to) FREE!

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    I'm in for doing something! Do we have a timeframe here, cause I'm thinking March.

    Just need to think about which room I am going to do, but I already know, it's going to involve using up some "oops" paints I bought a while back for $3-5 a gallon.
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    no time frame -- just the challenge of actually DOING

    I won't even be home until mid-March, so no rush on my end

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    We are going to be doing this. We are transitioning the nursery back to the nursery after it served as a toddler room and briefly as a junk room before we found out I was PG again.

    We basically have a everything except for the stuff that just plain wore out with DD. A broken lamp needs replacing, the diaper genie bit the dust, and the changing pad needs to be replaced. Other than that it's just a matter of bring it all down from the attic and setting it up.

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    think I am going to do some work around here next week - spring break!! Perchance all that it may involve is cleaning out and decluttering - an amazing concept.

    Lady V - love your drawings - really focused!!

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    i got four ethan allen (queen anne maple circa 1776) side chairs at the salvation army this week.

    i have a bolt of royal/navy blue corduroy. today i want to learn how to either make a washble slipcover or to recover the seat. i need to buy or borrow a staple gun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady_V View Post
    I am in the planning stages of redecorating the house (won't be back home until at least mid-March) and I want to use ONLY what I have. (exception, a small can of stain).

    It is going to take a LOT of work both mental and physical but I am SO ready to make a BIG change around here!

    Maybe you have things around your house that could use some sprucing up, or just a good wash and move to another room.

    Who's in? Tell us what you can do to give you house (or room) a make-over for (close to) FREE!
    i love your drawings!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TigerGirl1226 View Post
    We basically have a everything except for the stuff that just plain wore out with DD. A broken lamp needs replacing, the diaper genie bit the dust, and the changing pad needs to be replaced. Other than that it's just a matter of bring it all down from the attic and setting it up.
    I just wanted to add that the diaper genie and changing pad were both hand-me-downs originally and the lamp had been a gift. So the things that need replacing were no cost items in the first place.

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