Trash to Treasure

Patio Set Makeover

I did this project over a year ago, it's a great example of  how you can turn someones trash into something beautiful!   I found this patio set at a garage sale...$15. It was in pretty sad shape, but for the money, it was worth trying to repair. The chairs had splits in them, and… Continue reading Patio Set Makeover

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Fall, Seasons

Broken Rake

A friend, who knows me a bit too much, came over yesterday to see how the progress was going in the kitchen. She brought me a gift....a rake. No ordinary rake! This ones handle was broken, the metal rusted, and bent up. Now to know Carol, is to know she  likes to bring me a… Continue reading Broken Rake

Christmas, Garden, Holidays

Up Cycled Outdoor Chandelier

This is another original of mine. I finished putting together a pavers patio in the backyard. Then made a Pergola. I wanted a light fixture to go above the table. this is such a easy, inexpensive way to get beautiful nighttime lighting outside. All I needed was: Wire wreath (craft store) LED Icicle Christmas Lights… Continue reading Up Cycled Outdoor Chandelier

Trash to Treasure

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