DIY Spindle and Pallet Wood Valentine Heart

Spindle and Pallet Wood Heart

It’s a month until Valentine’s Day and I couldn’t resist bringing you another pallet wood heart.  This time I’m combining the pallet wood with a few wood spindles. I used a table top Scroll Saw to slice down the middle of … Continue Reading →


Mill Sifter Pendant Lights

Upcycled Old Mill Sifters

Back in November I visited Chartreuse and Co. Fall Market Days.  You may remember…that’s when I brought you tons of holiday inspiration.  The very last picture I showed you was of these old mill sifters.  I have no idea what … Continue Reading →


Life Raft Supply Crate Coffee Table - Flea Market Flip

Upcycled Life Boat Supply Trunk

I keep going back to this photo of my flea market finds from August of 2016.  This is my tenth project from this pile and if you stay with me until the end I’ll show you all of these flea market transformations. … Continue Reading →


Thrift Store Bar Stool Makeover

I Found my Stools at the Thrift Store!

Thirty  years ago my husband and I  fixed up our kitchen.  We added a breakfast bar, redid counters, added a new floor.  We also bought two counter height chairs for the new breakfast bar.  I believe they were from one … Continue Reading →


Copycat Graffiti Side Table DIY

Copycat Graffiti Side Table

Welcome back and Happy New Year.   I finished off 2017 with a couple of easier craft projects but I’m back with a fun furniture makeover. I purchased this table at an online auction.   Usually pictures don’t do a piece … Continue Reading →


Alphabet Block Angel

Alphabet Block Junk Angel

This is my last post before Christmas and what could be more symbolic of the season than an angel? OK,  maybe the baby Jesus, and maybe Santa Clause…but angels are right up there. I’m using a tabletop scroll saw to … Continue Reading →


Little Red Jewelry box

Little Red Jewelry Box and Christmas Mantel

I have another cute jewelry box for you straight from the thrift store.  He spoke to me not just because he was half price ($3.00) but because he had an abundance of little drawers. I wasn’t too crazy about the … Continue Reading →


Farmhouse Wreath

Burlap and Twine Farmhouse Wreath

Christmas is right around the corner and you have no time to start any new projects.  I totally understand, and that is why I’m bringing you a super easy DIY,  a burlap and twine wreath that can be used year round. … Continue Reading →


Shutter Christmas Card Holder

Shutter Christmas Card Holder

I got a late start on Christmas shopping this year, but I think I’m finally catching up.  Over the last couple weeks, I think I’ve hit every store. Ok, maybe I’ve missed a few. On one of my many travels, … Continue Reading →


Four foot Log Snowman DIY-

Four Foot Log Snowman

Down at the bottom of my yard you’ll find about a dozen stumps from a pine tree that died last year.  Hubby took the tree down last fall and he split most of the logs for firewood.   I think hubs pooped … Continue Reading →


Bar Cart with French lettering

Serving Cart with French Lettering

This is my latest find, a cute little drop leaf serving cart with a glass removable tray.  It came with 4 casters, but right now they are nowhere to be found. Those missing casters  weren’t going to stop me from giving him a … Continue Reading →


75 Homemade Gift Ideas

75 of the Best Homemade Gift Ideas

Welcome back, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family, friends and good food.  Today I’m bringing you 75 of the best homemade, DIY gifts I could find on the internet for everyone on your gift list.  Gifts … Continue Reading →


Thanksgiving tablescape, table setting, china and rust

China and Rust Thanksgiving Table

  For Thanksgiving this year I’m combining rust and my good china.  It might seem like a strange combination but I think it works. If this is your first year putting rust on your dining room table you might want … Continue Reading →


Chartreuse and Co. Holiday Sale and Scavenging Inspiration

Christmas Bazaar – Trees, Signs and Sleds

In September I had the opportunity to visit Chartreuse and Company’s  Fall Market Days.   The place was loaded with furniture and crafts  with a farmhouse, sometime shabby chic style.  In early November they started their holiday bash and I had … Continue Reading →


Replacement Lid from Scrap Wood and a Belt

Replacing a Missing Lid with Wood

The same place and the same day I bought the stinky french chair, I found this cute galvanized drink dispenser.  I don’t think he is particularly old because he has the plastic insert but he does have that vintage look with all the … Continue Reading →


Drafting Table Makeover

Extreme Makeover – Drafting Table Edition

I must admit that when I first saw this table at the local thrift store it was not love at first sight.  I was not in love with someone else’s vacation photos, photos do not make for a nice flat surface … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Side Table

Easy Pallet Wood Outdoor Side Table

I have one more outdoor project for you before the weather turns too cold and then I should be inside until spring. This project goes together really quick using an old plant stand for the legs and my old stand by, … Continue Reading →


Rustic Shutter Arbor

Rustic Shutter Arbor DIY

Back in September of last year I got a message from a neighbor of mine telling me about the local salvage yard giving away  a bunch of their mismatched shutters.  I was sure that by the time I would be … Continue Reading →


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