Tag Archives: upcycling

crafting a cloth pumpkin

So, I admit it.  I have a slight tendency to collect decorations.  Birthday party, Pumpkin party, Christmas, you name it.  I store them nice though, OK? Unfortunately, because I hang on to things so long, they start to deteriorate after … Continue reading

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Gallery Wall Part Two: Creating A Gallery Wall Initial

So we are still working on our gallery wall over here. I really like all the cool initials you can buy at craft stores or from catalogues right now, but I’m too cheap to spend the money on one.  Especially … Continue reading

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lucky friendship horseshoe

My friend, Cathy, is a horse lover and calls her beautiful animals her “kids” so it was an easy choice to make her a horseshoe craft for her birthday this year. Using this pinspiration (HA! Get it? Pinterest inspiration), I created … Continue reading

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making treasure out of a trash can

Just a quick post today! We’ve been wanting to get a matching trash can for our master bathroom in an oil rubbed bronze finish but seriously? Trash cans are absurdly expensive! We had a can that was in a brushed … Continue reading

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Spring Photo Fence

I heart spring! Even though I’m usually giddy to get things done this time of year, I came down with a serious case of the lazies over the past week.  I could not motivate myself to do anything, and it … Continue reading

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Pot Rack to Pretty

I hope everyone had a great Superbowl Sunday! I know we did, spending time with my husband’s family, watching the game and laughing at commercials.  I’m sure everyone is Superbowled out, so I’m going to move right along.  While searching … Continue reading

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walking on walls

Aaaah, Friday, how I love you! I’m sitting here with my plumeria candle burning, wine glass in hand, getting ready to hit the couch and DVR and thought I would add a quick post to start the weekend off right. … Continue reading

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doorknobs to towel hooks

So, I went and picked up a some things from Habitat for Humanity recently.  I got doorknobs, a towel bar and a bag of screws to use for upcycling into something useable in our home.  I just finished hanging the … Continue reading

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oh, the possibilities…

I admire those people who can go into a thrift store and create something beautiful out of a seemingly ugly pile of cast-aways.  And now with the popularity of Pinterest, it’s become very clear how creative and thrifty people can … Continue reading

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