Curbside Rescue, Chest of Drawers, Dresser chalk paint makeover

Abandoned, Neglected and Ready for a Makeover

Normally when you think of curbside rescue you picture a piece of furniture sitting in front of someones house or at least next to a dumpster. This lonely looking dresser was plopped down in the middle of a parking lot. … Continue Reading →


Card Seed Co. Pumpkin Seed Packet Vintage Style Sign DIY

It’s the Great Pumpkin Vintage Sign

  If you’ve graduated from chalkboard signs and you would like to try  something just a bit more challenging,  I may have just the project for you. How about a vintage seed packet painted on reclaimed wood.    This is not … Continue Reading →


Assemblage Art Junk Angel, Junk Doll

Big Headed Junky Angel

I haven’t made one of my junky angels for quite some time and with my accumulated pile of goodies piling up I figured I must have something in my stash that I could use for angel parts. When I start a … Continue Reading →


Upcycled V8 hubcap Table Lamp, Desk Lamp

Upcycling a Rusty V8 Hubcap

Three years ago I picked up a couple of rusty hubcaps at a yard sale. They were part of a bigger haul which included some of what you see below. The hubcaps are sitting on the table, but besides those, here … Continue Reading →


Upcycled Serving Tray Mirror, DIY

Thrift Store Tray Mirror

I’ve finally finished with my wedding day projects and I’m back to the thrift store with another makeover. Have you ever seen a tray quite like this at the thrift store?  This looks like a tray to hold a wine … Continue Reading →


Chalkboard Style Signs

Easy DIY Chalkboard Signs

Thanks for following me the last couple weeks as I’ve taken you through the many projects from my son’s wedding.  First up was the rustic stick arbor, followed by the chalkboard card box,  pallet wood centerpieces, and mortise lock table numbers. My … Continue Reading →


Upcycled Mortise Locks Wedding Table Numbers

Upcycled Mortise Locks Wedding Table Numbers

I hope you’ve been following me the last few posts as I share my wedding projects from my son’s wedding.  First up was the stick arbor, followed by the pallet wood centerpieces, earlier this week I showed you a “cute” card … Continue Reading →


Wedding Card Box

Wedding Card Box, Chalkboard style

If you checked in with me last week, you have been seeing all the projects that I was assigned to do for my son’s wedding.  First there was the wedding arbor, followed by the pallet wood centerpieces. Next up, “cute … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

Wedding Pallet Wood Centerpieces

I showed you the stick arbor earlier in the week from my son’s wedding this past weekend.  My next assignment…centerpieces. This was the centerpiece, (also made out of pallet wood) that I made for my last son’s wedding. The tables … Continue Reading →


DIY Wedding Stick Arbor

Wedding, Rustic Stick Arbor DIY

I mentioned last week that this past weekend was going to be spent at my son’s wedding. And with the wedding comes projects…lots of projects. My first assignment was an arbor.  An arbor?  Do I get pictures for inspiration, materials … Continue Reading →


Upcycled Baby Crib and Kitchen Cabinet Bench

A Crib, Pallets and a Kitchen Cabinet

A crib, pallet and kitchen cabinets, didn’t think they went together did you? The crib was found in a dumpster.  I don’t usually crawl into dumpsters looking for treasures…I do have some pride… but this crib was sticking out of the … Continue Reading →


Upcyled Turkey Fryer, indoor smore cooker or diy fondue pot

Upcycled Turkey Fryer Part 2

Do you remember my turkey fryer?  My $5 flea market rusty turkey fryer? No? Well here’s a little reminder.  The legs were turned into this cute little side table.  The remaining parts of the fryer that I cut off got … Continue Reading →


Refinishing White Pedestal Table and Ladder Back Chairs

Pedestal Table and Chairs Makeover

This cute little table and chairs is owned by my oldest son’s best friend from high school.  He got married last year and he and his wife are saving up to buy a house, hopefully by the end of the … Continue Reading →


Rewiring Barn Light

Rewiring a Vintage Green Pendant Light

I’m returning today with another of my farmhouse finds.  This time it’s this grimy green pendant light.  From looking it up on the internet, I believe it’s a Benjamin light.  I don’t know if that name refers to all green … Continue Reading →


Shutter and Pallet Wood Memo Board diy

An Easy Project with Pallet Wood and Shutters

Back in March I shared with you 2 memo boards I had made from the two halves of an old shutter.  I actually made four memo boards at the time.  I sort of got carried away and once I got … Continue Reading →


Dad's Sweater Pillow

Remembering Dad on Father’s Day

Welcome back, I have an easy Father’s Day gift and it comes with a remembrance from the past. My own dad passed away 10 years ago next February.   He was always there to lend a hand, guide us in the right … Continue Reading →


Vintage Wood Table top

Replacing a Table Top with Vintage Wood

The very first piece of furniture my husband and I ever bought as a couple was this cute little butcher block table.  It was the perfect size for our apartment and it fit the two of us perfectly. Well almost … Continue Reading →


Painted File Cabinet, File Cabinet Makeover

Painted File Cabinet Makeover

Two of my all time most viewed posts are my file cabinet makeovers.  I’m assuming that there are a lot of people out there with ugly file cabinets. My own file cabinet wasn’t terribly ugly.  Hubby and I had invested in … Continue Reading →


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