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Stuffed Peppers – Where Is the Beef?

I would love for you to go over and visit a sweet friend of mine at 'Koolkosherkitchen Not only does she create fabulous dishes but she always has a wonderful story to go with her creations.

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Got Corks?

Do you drink wine? Or have friends that drink wine? Well I hope this little Christmas project will inspire you to save up those wine corks! I have saved so many wine corks over the years. I needed to make a Secret Santa gift for someone and I decided to try making something with the… Continue reading Got Corks?

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Headboard Turned What??

I found this old headboard and footboard, behind a bin an alley behind some stores. It looked so trashed but, it had good bones. This may have been a nice bed at one time, but it had so many holes in the front of headboard, you could tell it had a lot of wear. I knew instantly… Continue reading Headboard Turned What??

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Drawers Repurposed

If you have been thinking what to do with a old dresser, or the drawers....I have a wonderful treat for you! I have gathered some ideas on the internet that I think will inspire you! You have a old dresser, you really have no use for. Why not remove the drawers and use them around… Continue reading Drawers Repurposed

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Finders Keepers!

If you have been looking through my projects you know I love to recycle and repurpose. Whenever I go to a thrift store, garage sale, or even find a discarded treasure on the curb, I always look at it in a different way then it's previous use. I can almost promise you, once you complete an… Continue reading Finders Keepers!

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Craigslist Makeovers

You're browsing Craigslist and you come upon a dresser that would look fabulous in your bedroom. You think 'If it only wasn't in such terrible condition'. Almost all the items I find to makeover, I find on the streets. So many times all it needed was some paint, or perhaps some new hardware. Let's say you… Continue reading Craigslist Makeovers

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Battle of the Birds

This is such a frustrating tale. It's about my battle with birds, and pomegranates are the prize. I have always loved pomegranates. I remember when I was young and had a 'club' that consisted of friends in the neighborhood. Anyone that wanted to join would have to bring a pomegranate. It wasn't a hard task.… Continue reading Battle of the Birds

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UpCycled Fountain

Just a heads up....I'm re posting this from last year. I just love this 'trash to treasure' and I thought it would surely inspire you to think twice before letting something go....even if broken....you can always up cycle it into something beautiful!! A friend and I were walking the doggies when I came across this… Continue reading UpCycled Fountain

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Up Cycled CD/DVD Cabinet

This was a fun project. My son didn't want this cd/dvd cabinet anymore, so it ended up in my craft room. I thought about it for a bit, and then came up with the idea of putting my spray paints and chalk paints in it for storage. That would work out super! This is what… Continue reading Up Cycled CD/DVD Cabinet

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Rusty, Crusty Chair Makeover

My BFF gave me these two outdoor patio chairs and dresser when she moved ;( The two chairs are rockers also...which I love! There was a lot of rust on the chairs. I first cleaned off the crusty rusty parts, especially around the feet. Rust had collected in seat and backs which have a open- weave-… Continue reading Rusty, Crusty Chair Makeover