My 'Decorate' Posts

I love making our house a home for my family by decorating inside and out. Here are some post I've written over the years in homes that we have owned or rented.

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Have You Had These Problems Buying a Christmas Tree?

Here are my 18 NOT so easy steps to buying a Christmas Tree, but the result was worth it.

By

Carol Karl

December 9, 2019

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Lockwood Renovation Part 5 - Kitchen Plans

OK, so now we’ve torn our kitchen apart, it’s time to start planning our new one.

By

Carol Karl

December 6, 2019

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Lockwood Renovation Part 4 - Rollercoaster Floors and Removing a Wall

When we first looked at this house, we were concerned about the floors ...

By

Carol Karl

November 27, 2019

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Tiny Kitchen Makeover

Before we left for Canada in 2009, we owned a small house in Paparangi, Wellington.

By

Carol Karl

September 12, 2018

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Christmas House Decorations 2016

I've been very remiss in getting this post up but I thought I'd better do it before Christmas is over and the decorations have all come down.

By

Carol Karl

December 21, 2016

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New Upholstered Headboard

Years ago I made my first upholstered headboard. I was fairly new to upholstery at that time so it wasn't very ambitious.

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Carol Karl

March 15, 2016

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One of These Things is Not Like The Others

I’ve been absent from blogland for a few weeks – I’ve been too busy living my life to write about it. We are now all moved in to our new home and unpacked.

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Carol Karl

August 16, 2014

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Teenage Bedroom Reveal

It took a bit longer than expected but it's finally done (almost). I didn't have time to repaint his desk but I'm hoping to get to that soon.

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Carol Karl

February 19, 2014

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Fabric Teaser - Teenage Bedroom Makeover

A few days ago I posted about a mini makeover I'm doing on my son's bedroom. It's almost done but I thought I'd give you a quick teaser of the direction I'm going.

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Carol Karl

February 13, 2014

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Teenage Bedroom Makeover - The Plan

My son recently turned 13 and yes, he instantly turned into one of those grunting teenagers!

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Carol Karl

February 9, 2014