My name is Mary Beth and I am a Dumpster Diver.

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Yes, it's a little embarrassing... but I have to say, I've had my fair share of AMAZING finds in recent years. Yes, I admit, sometimes I have told my husband I found something on the side of the road when I have, in fact, paid $40 for it on Craig's List... But to be honest, most of the time I am … [Read more...]

My “Sofa Tables for Dummies”!

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I'm so glad that I decided to figure this project out. It's certainly nothing exceptional, but it's kind of special to me because it's the first thing that I've ever truly DIY'd from start to finish - by myself! We got this awesome Ikea sofa a while back. It's a sectional which is really great for … [Read more...]

Nobody puts baby in a corner… but a closet works for us!

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Well, I think I am finally learning from the disapproving eye of my husband error of my ways, and am starting to get my projects under control. I've recently realized that it truly makes sense to start and complete one thing before moving on to the next.  (What a revelation - I know!) But I have … [Read more...]

Moody blues… and greens… and greys

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I still shake my head and wonder what the HEY-ALLL I was thinking when I decorated the main floor of this house.  I know I referenced it in a previous post, but it's honestly worth mentioning again... It. Sucked. It was just so dated and so dark and so BORING. I'm really enjoying the … [Read more...]