Monthly archives: October, 2015

Step-back From That Cupboard! A Few Vintage Finds

One day this past summer Mr. Deanie came home from one of our filbert orchards. He came into the house and said lets go for a ride. He said I want to show you something but he wouldn’t tell me what. I tried my hardest to get out of him what we were going to Read More Here…


The Pumpkin Patch Aka My Crafting Room

Today I had the pleasure of being a chaperone with my 1st grade grandson on his field trip to a local pumpkin patch. We had a lot of fun going through hay mazes, playing in a nut room (filled with hazelnuts that you can jump and play in), tasting homemade apple cider, picking pumpkins, feeding Read More Here…


Recent Fall Thrifty Finds

A preview on what I have been making. I have the glue gun blisters to prove it!  I hope you all had a great weekend. I have been busy making yoyo pumpkins for Fall. Most of them have been made from recycled wool. In other words, from old wool clothing. LOL! I will be showing Read More Here…


Mini Molds Magically Become Pumpkins – Visited Again

I first published this tutorial on October 1, 2014. I thought it might be great to show you again for those who are searching for decorations for Fall. Here is another quick and easy Fall craft for all you DIY peeps. I found a bunch of mini molds this summer and bought them without any Read More Here…


Quick-over #3 – Dollar Tree Garland

Here is Quick-Over #3. It is a simple leaves garland made entirely from items purchased at our local Dollar Tree. It took $4 to make if you had to buy the supplies and there would be supplies left over. This is very affordable and easy enough to make that the kids can help make it. Read More Here…


Vintage Finds Part 3

Earlier this week I showed you the vintage Christmas items and linens that I found recently. Here is the rest of the treasures. A Consonant Bingo game, a Russ Witch Troll, A Clown Clapper and a Fiesta Chop plate. This cute little Russ Troll Witch is for sale in Aurora. I have seen this clown Read More Here…


You Meet the Nicest People on a Honda, An Autographed Quilt & Hankies!

These are the vintage linens that I found in the last 2 weeks. They were all found at just 2 sales. This basket was a great deal. It is at least 40 or more years old and in great condition. The quilt was found at one sale. The quilt has a story as I believe Read More Here…


Shiny Brite and Christmas Tree Dilemma

Welcome back to Deanie’s Stash. The past several weeks I have found some great treasures and only went to a few sales. I reported last week that my car trunk was full! Well  I finally emptied it. Yes, I had to or I wouldn’t be able to haul groceries home from the store.  I can Read More Here…