Sometimes thrift store makeovers don’t go over as well as hoped the first time around. This Eiffel Tower cork board evolved after a couple of makeovers didn’t sell.
It sure is hard to work on projects when the weather won’t cooperate. We’re having another round of snow and ice, so our unheated basement is too chilly for painting. I have been working on some of my small projects upstairs, mostly in the kitchen… [read more]
When I started the keeping room makeover, I hadn’t really planned for it to be our tv room, but Richard convinced me to give it a try. The furniture we had in there wasn’t really good for slouching in front of the tv, so we… [read more]
One of my favorite things about renting a booth has been making new friends who have quickly become like family. People that share the thrill of finding that hidden gem, or bringing old things back to life. Take this old desk, for example. It became… [read more]
When my friend Dewey handed me this clock and said, “Here, do something with this,” the challenge was on. The clock face was missing, the pendulum nowhere to be found. With all those luscious brass gears exposed, I immediately thought of the steampunk trend. This vintage… [read more]
Wow, has the weather turned hot here- 89 degrees today! I’m having a terrible time fighting ants in our breakfast area. I’ve put out terro for weeks- the ants apparently think it’s candy, because hundreds show up for the feast, day after day.