Holidays, Patriotic

Happy Memorial Day!

  I had this metal vessel in the clearance section. It was calling out to me to 'Up Cycle' please.  I thought this is a great gift to give a special neighbor friend. To start fresh, I started by painting the whole thing inside and out with Rustoleum white spray paint.When it was dry, I… Continue reading Happy Memorial Day!

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Home Decor

Mercury Glass Votive Tutorial

 Mercury glass, also known as silvered glass, contains neither mercury nor silver. It's actually clear glass, mold-blown into double-walled shapes and coated on the inside with a silvering formula, which is inserted through a small hole that is then sealed with a plug. If you would like to create your own mercury glass pieces, then this post is for… Continue reading Mercury Glass Votive Tutorial

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

Home Improvements

Bathroom Makeover

My home…it was/is living in the 80’s….The bathrooms are  fake marble countertops with matching sinks attached.The size of the countertop and vanity…are not the normal size. This is what they look like….Yuck So, I came up with a way less expensive idea for them. Reface instead of replace….now that sounds like a great option. If… Continue reading Bathroom Makeover

Garden

Frogs Strumming Bass

  I have had these two frogs for a few years now sitting in my gardens. These frogs are in pretty sad shape, I really need to do something to spruce them up....but what??? hmm I told you they look pretty sad don't they!?! Hmm...what to do.  I started by cleaning them up and scraping… Continue reading Frogs Strumming Bass

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Don’t Toss Re Use Prt 2

Most of us just love to repurpose and makeover old items. It is so much fun creating something new for your home from old stuff! Here are some new ideas for you to look over and see if you too just love these ideas! Knife Holder All you need for this project is 3 books… Continue reading Don’t Toss Re Use Prt 2

Trash to Treasure

Chair Makeover

I actually found this brown chair with ripped up upholstery on the curb in my neighborhood. I knew exactly what I would do with it!!! I started by painting the chair a teal color with Rustoleum spray paint I had already had. I took off the seat by unscrewing the screws underneath. I removed all… Continue reading Chair Makeover