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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Trash to Treasure

Curb Find

If you know me, you know that I believe it is such a waste to throw out perfectly (well maybe not so perfect) stuff! I was walking my doggies with some friends and I found these chairs on the side of the road. They had terrible stains, cobwebs, and just yucky. But I saw something… Continue reading Curb Find

Crafts, Kids

Let’s Make Squishies

  Today Mariah came over to do crafts with me, I love being around children. We decided to do squishies. Yes, I said squishies. Kids love them. You can buy them online and at the malls. But why spend so much money on collecting them when ..your children could design and what's more fun than… Continue reading Let’s Make Squishies

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!

Crafts, Kids

Painting Letters

I had so much fun with little ones yesterday. A couple of neighborhood kids came over to do some crafts with me. Today we painted letters. You know those 8" craft wooden letters you can purchase at Walmart.com or inside the store. Mariah painted the front of the letters in 4 different colors: This year… Continue reading Painting Letters

Trash to Treasure

Ways To Upcycle A Dresser

I was searching the internet for ideas that you/I could up cycle a dresser. I love that you can take a thrift store, garage sale old dresser  and up cycle it into something else. So the next time you see a old dresser, grab it, even it's the ugliest dresser you have ever seen. Even… Continue reading Ways To Upcycle A Dresser

Garden

A Copycat and Lantern Makeover

  Have you ever been in a store and saw something and thought 'I can do that' . I saw something like this in a store a bit ago and had that very same thought! I had purchased a small wood square from Walmart a few days later, knowing....someday. Now it's months later, and I… Continue reading A Copycat and Lantern Makeover