Home Decor, Trash to Treasure

Shaggy Ottoman

A few months ago, when taking my doggies for a walk, I found these outdoor foot stools discarded on the curb . My bestest friend in the whole world walks with me every night with her doggie. If you’ve been following my projects, then you KNOW, I love free finds. They were in good condition. I… Continue reading Shaggy Ottoman

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Home Decor

Make Your Own Rag Rug!

Hi there! I am finally done with this rug!! A friend asked if I would make her one for her bedroom. Of course, I have nothing else to do …right?! This is a really easy craft, even your kids could help you.  You only need 3 things… You can purchase these non skid rug helpers at home… Continue reading Make Your Own Rag Rug!

Garden

SeaShell Outdoor Table

I wrote this post last summer. This is one of my favorite original ideas. Now that summer is amongst us, why not create this outdoor table for your family to enjoy!I wanted a small table to go between the lounge chairs I saved from the landfill. I had a 20" terra cotta pot that I… Continue reading SeaShell Outdoor Table

Garden, Trash to Treasure

Strawberry Pot Makeover

I finally got around to saving this strawberry pot. It was beginning to fall apart. I had some gems left over from the ‘frogs’ project. If your pot has been used before, a old pot such as this one, soaking the pot in half bleach and half water you need to clean the inside thoroughly.… Continue reading Strawberry Pot Makeover

Easter, Holidays

Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Easter and Spring is upon us! Why not surprise your kids with baskets filled with their favorite toys, hobbies and crafts instead of baskets full of chocolate and candy! When my sons were young I would find different ideas other than the standard Easter baskets. Why would the Easter bunny bring a basket when he… Continue reading Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Helpful, Handy Tricks Prt 2

Just as promised....more helpful and handy tricks for around your home. This first is a must for doggie owners. I MacGyvered this in my yard years ago after seeing something like it at a doggie park. Rather than make daily trips to the trash can, I built this poop pipe. It’s just a large piece… Continue reading Helpful, Handy Tricks Prt 2

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Creative Uses For Old Books

Do you have a pile of old books collecting dust? Do you have some stored away in boxes ready to give to the Goodwill? Well, don't toss them or give them away because I have some wonderful ideas for giving those books a new lease on life Planters: It takes a bit of patience, and… Continue reading Creative Uses For Old Books