Vintage Desk Makeover!

Vintage Desk Makeover!

I am bringing you another great up-cycle furniture piece for the monthly “Fab Flippin’ Furniture Contest” and July’s theme is “Come on, Let your colors burst.  I thought this Vintage Desk was the perfect entry for a burst of color! I love doing custom pieces for my friends that give me the ability to useContinue Reading

Dog Bone Wall Shelf!

Dog Bone Wall Shelf!

July and August is coined the “Dog Days of Summer.”   I actually did a google search to find out where the term came from and this is what I discovered.  The term comes from the star “Sirius,” which is the brightest star in the constellation Canis Major.  The dog days of summer are actuallyContinue Reading

S’mores Party Bar – Build your own S’More!

S’mores Party Bar – Build your own S’More!

It’s officially summer so that means it’s time to make S’Mores!  A great way to do this to have others build their own S’more with a S’Mores Party Bar.  If you are searching for other great S’mores recipes and ideas, use the #LetsMakeSmores hashtag.  I want to let you know this is a #sponsored postContinue Reading

Graduation Party Planning!

Graduation Party Planning!

I know it’s a little late to share my Graduation Party Planning ideas, but I just hosted my youngest sons graduation party last week and I am ready to share the updates and the new things I have done since our last party 3 years ago.   I saved all the table decorations from theContinue Reading

How to Clean and Stain a Wood Deck!

How to Clean and Stain a Wood Deck!

It’s summer time, is your wood deck ready for all the summer activities?  I want to share how to clean and stain a wood deck to keep it in top shape for many years of entertaining and family enjoyment.  My deck is 17 years old and is still is great shape due to the factContinue Reading

Repurposed Ladder Shelf- Shabby Chic Storage!

Repurposed Ladder Shelf- Shabby Chic Storage!

I am joining the Fab Flippin’ Furniture Contest again this month and this month’s theme is Shabby Chic Storage!  I decided to turn an old ladder into a creative way to display your pretty storage.  I am sure you have seen many ways to turn a ladder into a ladder shelf.  Today I am sharingContinue Reading

Cabinet Door Serving Tray!

Cabinet Door Serving Tray!

I teach paint classes at the shop that I sell my furniture pieces  and I use cabinet doors for this class.  I made this cabinet door serving tray to show my paint class what they can do with their cabinet door after the class.    As you all know, I love to take trash andContinue Reading

Happy Wedding Anniversary #12!

Happy Wedding Anniversary #12!

As I sit and type this Wedding Anniversary post, it is hard to believe that we are celebrating #12!    I don’t get all that personal on my site, but I always have to share at least one time a year about the love of my life!  Believe me when I say that these haveContinue Reading

IKEA Rast Hack!

IKEA Rast Hack!

I am so excited to share my IKEA Rast Hack with you today.  I was asked by Hickory Hardware to compete in a contest that they will be hosting on their Facebook Page. In case you don’t know about the IKEA Rast Dresser Hack, it is where DIY bloggers take a plain Ikea Rast Dresser andContinue Reading

How to Deep Clean the Kitchen without Harsh Chemicals!

How to Deep Clean the Kitchen without Harsh Chemicals!

Who is with me on reducing the amount of chemicals we use in and around our house?  Today I am going to share the products I use to deep clean the kitchen without harsh chemicals.   Yes, it is as simple as a few E-cloths and water and you will have a clean kitchen.  IContinue Reading

3 Projects – 1 Power Tool Challenge!

3 Projects – 1 Power Tool Challenge!

This post is for all those ladies that are wanting to build things but are afraid to start.  I have teamed up with a few of my blogging friends so we could show you how easy it is to build things using 1 Power Tool.   We are starting with a drill, this is oneContinue Reading

Antique Rocker – Fab Furniture Flippin’

Antique Rocker – Fab Furniture Flippin’

I am super excited to  take part in the kick off to the “Fab Furniture Flippin’ ” Contest.  A few of my blogger friends decided to make a fun monthly contest for those of us who repurpose old pieces of furniture into Fab and Fabulous Furniture.   The theme for May is “Mom Inspired”  IContinue Reading

Peanut Butter Chocolate Frozen Parfait Pie!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Frozen Parfait Pie!

I love making a new recipe and serving it to my family and hearing the words, Oh… My… This is really good pie.  This is what I heard on Easter as my family ate this Peanut Butter Chocolate Frozen Parfait Pie.   Thankfully this recipe makes 2 pies.  The first one was gone right away.Continue Reading

Vintage Pet Portrait!

Vintage Pet Portrait!

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that hard to buy for person?  Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or Graduation are all right around the corner and this Vintage Pet Portrait is the perfect answer.     My friend Tracy from Hidden Vintage Studio makes these great digital altered art pieces.   I supplied TraceyContinue Reading

Patina Dresser!

Patina Dresser!

Last summer I completed a bench makeover and used Metal Effects on it from Modern Maters.  The metal effects is a product to get an aged Patina look without having to wait years.  I knew that I wanted to try using that same product on a furniture makeover.  I found the perfect dresser since the veneer wasContinue Reading

Fresh Blueberry Cake

Fresh Blueberry Cake

I love fresh baked fruits.  They are so sweet and tasty and this fresh blueberry cake is no acception.   As many of you know, I freeze fresh berries so I can bake with them year around.  They are also great in shakes and smoothies.  I am glad we are heading into berry season, becasueContinue Reading

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