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JOY in the Midst of Change

It is easy to lose joy in the midst of worry and fear. Worry about the timing of our move to South Carolina. Fear that our house won’t sell as quickly as I would like. Worry about how the move will affect my little business. … [Read More...]


How to Make Fabric Cuffs for Dollar Store Vases

All of you have probably seen these dollar store vases, and may even own one or two. They are so easy to make over for any holiday or decorating scheme. Today, I want to show you how to make fabric cuffs for cylinder vases, no sewing involved. … [Read More...]


Tallulah Gorge State Park

Another place we visited on our weekend getaway a couple of weeks ago was Tallulah Gorge State Park. I grew up in this area, but I never tire of the gorgeous views all over Rabun County, Georgia. Get it? Gorge-ous? Never mind…. … [Read More...]


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...]