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Outdoor Wood Furniture Finishing Secrets

Hi folks!  Spring is finally here in Alaska and I'm dreaming about outdoor furnishings!  For those of you working on outdoor furnishings, I wanted to take a second to share some of my outdoor finishing secrets with you.

Finishing outdoor furniture is more like finishing a deck than a dining room table - especially if you live in a wet climate. So today I thought I'd share a few of my hard earned outdoor furniture finishing secrets with my blog friends.

 

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Financing Your Project or Renovation

This post is sponsored by American Express Personal Loans.

Are you looking to tackle a big project or renovation?  Considering a new kitchen, addition, or maybe even a tiny house? 

DIY will save you a ton of money, and I always encourage people to do as much as they can themselves.  Whether it’s tackling your own kitchen cabinet build or taking care of the demo, the more you can do yourself, the more you can stretch your budget.

We just finished up a re

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BEHR® Think Outside the House Challenge 2018

This post is sponsored by BEHR®Paint.  All opinions expressed are my own.

Are you thinking outside this summer? Behr asked me to take on the Think Outside the House Challenge, which was to to use BEHR® Exterior products to complete a weekend DIY project within a budget of $1,000. We’ve been needing an outdoor dining solution for our small deck.  

When space is limited, I always first think up.  This trick applies to

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