Duck Tape Belt Re-Do ~ Project Challenge

Happy Friday All! Yes, It’s the end of another month! Time sure flies when we are having fun. It’s time for Project Challenge! Several bloggers and I do a project for each month of the year 2015 with the same material. It can be a challenge to think of something creative to do with a material…

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Make a Rag-Knot Pot Skirt {Tutorial}

Fall is in the air (or, so it should be). I see pumpkins & gourds all over town but I am still wearing flip flops and shorts. It’s still very hot! But since it’s October I pulled out a little fall decor for the porch. The great thing about this time of year is that…

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Wood Trellis Clip Board w/ Wire Accent

The garden center in the spring time is one of my favorite places to go. The outdoor bird feeders, planters and live plants bring hope for warm weather and some fun outdoor living. I like to wonder the isles looking for items to use in unique ways.Today I am sharing how I made this simple…

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Transferring an Image onto Furniture with Wax Paper

Have you tried transferring an image onto furniture? I have wanted to for so long but it was a little bit out of my comfort zone. There actually aren’t many DIY projects that are out of my comfort zone but I was having a hard time freehand sketching this image onto a little-bity chair that…

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Jute Ribbon & Lanterns on Scrap Wood

Today is a snow day here in Virginia. It would be sort of fun if we could all carry on “business as usual” but that is not the case. No school, shops closed….etc… While all the neighborhood kids were getting my foyer floors wet with snow and eating everything in my pantry I lost myself…

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Winter Mantel with Metal

Changing our mantel is long over due. We have a huge hole in the wall above the mantel to hold a television. The TV was too high for viewing for my family so I place this large lettered window there to cover the opening. The window frame is wood so layering other decor with it…

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Add Painted Letters to an Old Window

Our mantel has an enormous hole above it to fit an old fashioned TV. I covered it up with a large window that you may view in this post. Recently my beautiful horse canvas has been featured there in front of the window but I felt like doing something to the window itself. There are a…

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Make a Rustic Frame Collage

Create a dramatic wall collage by making your own signature style frames with natural elements.(as seen on Ibby.com) While you are on your next nature walk gather small tree branches that have fallen. There are many crafts that can be done with them. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Supplies:Several tree limbs…

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2014 Resolution on Old Wood

If you are like me, you may need a reminder of your New Years Resolution.  Even though I keep my resolutions simple—I can’t always remember the exact words. If I write them on paper, I will lose it. So I used this piece of fence from my laundry room.  Using stencils and paint, I started…

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Painted Pedestal Sink Skirt / Shower Curtain

What a weird week it’s been. We got 2 inches of snow on Tuesday and the kids have been off of school the whole week for it. I know that sounds goofy to some of you that live near the mountains and when we moved from Utah to the East Coast, we thought it was…

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{ Eat Fresh } Kitchen Valance

Hello…I hope everybody had a great Christmas.  Now I am ready for a refresh of my home, starting in the kitchen. One thing I really want to do for my family (and myself) in this new year is to “eat fresh”.  I am not one that loves to grocery shop but eating fruits and vegetables…

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Old Fence – New Tray

This table tray is made out of an old fence that I have used for several projects. As seen on… By using what was available to me in my backyard and an item from my junk stash made it so this project was free. I started with this piece of fence but an old shutter…

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Freehand Paint a House Number on Old Wood

I made a house number yesterday.  I like to make our house number easy to see for the postal workers this time of year. But sometimes my Cricut or stencils aren’t big enough or I just don’t want to get out a lot of supplies for something as simple as this. I start by sketching…

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Merry Christmas { JUNK } Banner

I recently cut down this fence… I made this laundry folding table with part of it… and a growth chart with the other. The top ends were cut off so I kept them for this simple project. A Merry Christmas Banner. Eye Hooks, Stencils, Paint, Jewelry Chain and Twine. And a few little metal trees…

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Rustic Growth Chart – easy to make

My twin boys are turning 11 in a couple of days. They are nearly as tall as me.  I still think of them as 6 years old. I have been emotional about their up coming birthday. I am amazed at how time flies by when you are truly having fun. So I want to share…

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