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    Painting Laminate Furniture: No Sanding Required

    I received this desk with fantastic bones from my friend Lea who was paring back her space.  Isn’t the shape of the desk great?  I love that it has two rollers; one is a full desk drawer with lots of dividers to keep everything neat and tidy, and one  is a roll-away tray, probably meant for a computer keyboard.  I love using a keyboard tray for scrapbooking. You can start work on a page, have lots of mess on your work surface, then simply push in the tray to keep your workspace tidy yet be ready to roll it out at a moment’s notice to get right back to it. While I loved the shape of…

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    January Cure Blogalong – Assignments 3, 4, 5

    The January Cure continues! I didn’t write dedicated blog posts for assignments 3 or 4, but, rest assured, I got a fresh perspective and set up an outbox for items on their way out.  I even put some clothes I never wear in there, so time will tell whether they leave my apartment permanently. Assignment 5 asks participants to choose one project from the list to aim to complete by the end of the month. I’ve decided to rearrange dining room table to fit better (research options for smaller table with fewer chairs). I’ve done a lot of arrangements with this table: lengthwise, widthwise, pressed against the wall. No matter…