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Paper Bag Floors – A Tutorial

Paper Bag Floors – A Tutorial
I did this project in my home (over concrete, no stain) and I am BEEEEEEEE-YOND excited with the outcome. I can’t say THANK YOU enough to all of the people before me who did this and took the time to share what they learned. They were my supporters and encouragers and didn’t even know it. This has changed my whole outlook on my home, and yeah…carpet! If you ever have to pull up your own carpet, you’ll never put down more again. I join Jami on that carpet soap-box. Where to begin?

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Crowds Sing John Lennon's 'Imagine' in Brussels Following Attacks - Inside Edition Hundreds of people gathered on the streets of Brussels in an act of solidarity to condemn the terror attacks that happened at the city’s airport earlier in the day by singing John Lennon’s “Imagine.” Read: Adele Condemns Brussels Attackers: 'We're Better Than Them F***ers' The attacks, which killed 30 and wounded over 200, brought the city to a standstill. As the sunset on Tuesday to bring the dark day to a close, citizens gathered in the streets to light candles and sing Lennon’s hit. How to Make a Battery-Powered, Gadget-Charging Go Bag DIY Instructions for Low-Cost Flooring - Yankee Magazine Photo/Art by Andrew Wellman Photo/Art by Andrew Wellman Homeowners Gwynne Gardner and Michael Seitz. Photo/Art by Andrew Wellman A stool top finished in the same technique, using paper scraps in a variety of earth tones. Directions for Paper Bag Stool Project

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huffingtonpost 4 You With Love: Concrete Floor + Paper Bags + Polyurethane + RIT Dye = Another Fabulous Floor Isn't the web an amazing place for inspiration? One of the blogs I follow is Lovely Crafty Home. Rachael shares tons of great ideas on how she makes her home truly beautiful. It was her Ultimate Brown Paper Bag Flooring Guide that inspired me to create this awesome floor in my woman cave.

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