Category: DIY

Mr. Deanie’s Repurposed Quirky Fun Lamps

Today I am going to share with you the repurposed lamps that Mr. Deanie has been making. It all started with a tractor funnel and he was off to making lamps out of different objects. These are fun quirky lamps and would make great accent or conversation pieces. First up is the tractor funnel I Read More Here…


A Sewing Cabinet Refurbished with Yardsticks

Mr. Deanie found this super little sewing cabinet. Now here I have to apologize for not taking a before photo. I planned on rehabbing the piece but Mr. Deanie beat me to it. Here is the story of a sewing cabinet refurbished with yardsticks. The top of this little adorable sewing cabinet was pretty rough. Read More Here…


Easiest Method Ever to Speckle Faux Easter Eggs

Today I want to show you the easiest method ever to speckle faux Easter eggs. I have seen this on the internet for hard boiled eggs but I haven’t seen it used for fake eggs. So today we will show you what we found worked and didn’t work as well.    Step One: Find some Read More Here…


Thrift Store Quick Over – Battery Lantern to Waterless Snow Globe

I originally posted this in December of 2015 but thought it was worth another look. I have been admiring the snow globes all over Pinterest and the blog world. I plan on making one with a gumball machine. I had visions of how it would look as I lay awake planning it. LOL! Well we Read More Here…


The Ultimate Guide to Fake Snow for DIY Clear Ornaments

Tis the season for holiday crafting and today I want to share a tutorial on making I Spy Ornaments. I have made many I Spy bags to sell at our family bazaar in the past so I had a stash of small goodies to use. While doing some research I realized there were many different ideas of what Read More Here…


One Drawer Project Equals Three Storage Box Drawers

Today I want to show you my newest drawer project. Whenever I see single drawers for a reasonable price, I buy them. If you search Pinterest or surf the web you will see there are many ways you can repurpose a drawer. I have made shelves out of them and they sold well. I said to Mr. Read More Here…


Rustoleum Chalked Spray Paint Quick-Overs & An Update

Welcome back to my blog. Today I am showing you some more quick-overs using the Rustoleum Chalked Spray Paint. You read here that I made over a few items after discovering this wonderful spray paint.  Today I am here to tell you an update on that post. Previously I had tried wax and some topcoats Read More Here…


Junk Makeovers with Rustoleum Chalked Spray Paint

Rustoleum Chalked paint is a wonderful matte finish paint that I have been using for quite awhile.  Many makeovers have been shared here using the Rustoleum Chalked paint. Recently more stores in our area have started carrying it for $14 to $19 a can. I have found it at Wilco, BiMart, Fred Meyer and Home Depot, just to Read More Here…


My Favorite Fall Chalk Paint Color

It  is no secret that fall or autumn is my very favorite season. The golds, reds, yellows, oranges and greens are gorgeous. I wanted to paint some wooden pieces to decorate my booths and needed a color that would complement fall colors. Rustoleum Chalked Paint is my favorite chalk paint and I saw they had Crimson. Wow! This is my Read More Here…


My Favorite New Tool and Camp Stool Makeovers

Vintage camp stools are something that I am always wanting to buy. I have been hoarding saving them for makeovers. I knew that I would need a staple gun and my electric one is just a dud. What good is an electric stapler if you have to hammer every staple in after you put it in place.  So Read More Here…