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How to Create a Driftwood Dresser with Paint and Stain

Hello, friends. I hope you’re having a nice long Easter weekend. We have some big news- we’re moving! Yep, Richard was offered a job and accepted it last week. I’m panicking a bit thinking about all the stuff I have hoarded for project makeovers. In … [Read More...]


A Visit to Mark of the Potter on Soque River

Richard and I met up with our friends Jerry and Sherry a couple of weeks ago in Clarkesville, Georgia. One of the places we visited while there was the Mark of the Potter shop, located at the old Grandpa Watts Mill. … [Read More...]


How to Repair Chipped Appliances

One thing that has kind of bothered me ever since we moved into this house was a little chip in the gas stovetop. Apparently it didn’t bother me enough to do anything about it for five years…. But, anyway, here I am with my roundtoit in hand, and I’m … [Read More...]


Color Graphics Transfers using Doodle Magic

I mentioned that I recently bought my own laser printer to use for my graphics transfers using Doodle Magic. I was excited to find that I can also transfer color graphics from this printer. My first color transfer project is this picnic basket. … [Read More...]


DIY Wicker Basket with Wheels

I think I originally saw and coveted a wicker basket with wheels on the Ballard website, but I can’t find it now. I do remember the price was higher than I was willing to pay. I found another one on CS Post’s website. Yikes, a $200+ price tag calls … [Read More...]


Gluten Free Cupcakes Three Ways

I don’t share recipes very often on here, and this isn’t exactly a recipe post. But I do want to share with  you how to make gluten free cupcakes three ways from one box of gluten free cake mix. … [Read More...]


Spring in the Foyer and Artwork Shuffle

Has spring really finally arrived? Think it'll stay awhile? I'm welcoming spring in the foyer with a little artwork shuffle. Sounds like a dance, doesn't it? You don't want to see me dance. You saw this little vignette when I did the lampshade … [Read More...]


A French Flower Bucket Makeover

I’m not sure how I feel about this French flower bucket makeover. It’s one of those makeovers that looked different in my head than it does in reality. Apparently my head wasn't in this project enough. … [Read More...]


How to Avoid Refinishing Furniture

Sometimes it’s better not to completely refinish or paint furniture. Of course, the obvious would be a priceless antique. But I have also found that in the Atlanta area, mid century furniture sells much quicker when left in its natural state. So, … [Read More...]


Upholstery- How to Diamond Tuft

Recently, our Atlanta area bloggers’ group met at Woodstock Market for a fun little outing. I have my booth at Woodstock Market, so it was fun to meet our group on “my turf.” The owners of the vintage mall did a great job of welcoming us. Please … [Read More...]