Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Easy Bud Vase Makeover

Hello, this is a very easy craft that just about anyone can do! All you need is acrylic paint and spouncers, and of course, a vase. Any size or shape.  I found a pkg of 20 different size spouncers for less than 2.50 at Walmart.com..best deal My mom gave me some of these bud vases… Continue reading Easy Bud Vase Makeover

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

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

Trash to Treasure

Calling All You Creative People

Once again I am showing off your creations! I would absolutely LOVE to see YOUR projects, big or small to share with everyone! Here are some awesome photos of  Kim from http://itrippedoverastone.com/. You are going to love these: I recently posted 'Childs Chair' Makeover. Kim wrote to tell me they have the chair her husbands… Continue reading Calling All You Creative People

Trash to Treasure

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