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Pumpkin Tutorial & Give Away

Pumpkin Tutorial & Give Away

Remember how I told you have I have Copper Pipe Strapping and I know how to use it? Take a look-see: I love this pumpkin! I know, I say that about everything. I can’t help it. I may have a disease of some kind. As […]

Pipe Strapping Pumpkin

Pipe Strapping Pumpkin

Phew! Good thing Hubs told me the name of Pipe Strapping so I could stop calling it “that metal stuff the size of masking tape with holes in it” stuff and therefore have a better title for this post.

Botanical Prints

Botanical Prints

 True Confessions time – There are a couple of things I really appreciate in life. Good cookware and fine art. The problem is, I hate to pay for either one. Truth be told, it’s not so much that I hate to pay for them, I […]

Fall Burlap Wreath

Fall Burlap Wreath

I honestly have no idea what came over me today. I had no intention of making a wreath for my front door, despite all the beautiful wreaths I’ve been looking at for the last few weeks. Somehow a trip to town to the library found […]

Fall Wind Catcher

Fall Wind Catcher

Last Fall I was looking for a project and I saw a cute Wind Catcher. I thought to myself, “I can make one of those.” So, I did. I did not think to post pictures along the way, so I’m using my finished piece for […]

Mercury Glass Bird

Mercury Glass Bird

I was out looking at Thrift Stores the other day when I came upon this bird. I didn’t take more before pictures, so you can’t see that this little guy has a slight crack along his head. The color is a terra cota with a […]

Burlap Candle

Burlap Candle

The menfolk in my house have been whining complaining about all the Frou-fruing I’ve been doing. I saw these cutes candles on House of Smith’s post about a recent trip to Pottery Barn and Bam! just like that…inspiration struck. See, I’ve got this candle in […]

Faux Mercury Glass Pumpkins

Faux Mercury Glass Pumpkins

I love pumpkins. I think they are about the cutest thing ever and if I could get away with it, I’d have pumpkins all over my house. All year round. Sadly, I can’t get away with it. My people wouldn’t let me. I look forward […]

Old lamps have new life

Old lamps have new life

I saw that the CSI project for this week is spray paint. Since becoming a blog follower, I have discovered the joy to be found in a can. Yes, I’m talking about you, Krylon. The joy you distribute in a can marked Oil-Rubbed Bronze. Oh, […]

From Sweater Vest to Pillow

From Sweater Vest to Pillow

 Remember this sweater vest from my recent Garage Sale Finds? What follows is a blatant blogland rip-off. I can’t remember where I saw this, but I liked it so I’m doing one for me. Well, today I was looking for a quick and easy project. […]