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bicycle planter built for two

bicycle planter built for two

When we moved last summer, we came upon an old tandem bike hanging in the back of the barn. It was rusted and clearly had seen better days. Hubs thought he could fix it up and get it working for us, but after a good […]

Master Bedroom Makeover – Hand-stamped bench slipcover

Master Bedroom Makeover – Hand-stamped bench slipcover

My first attempt at making a slipcover is finally complete and I have to say that I’m pleasantly surprised. I think it turned out rather well. What do you think? If you didn’t see how I stamped the fabric for the slipcover, I’ll sum up […]

Wallpaper for Windows

Wallpaper for Windows

When we moved into our house, there were only four blinds left in the house. Unlike most houses, this wasn’t really an issue for me because living out in the country gives us a lot of privacy. Our house is up on a hill, set […]

my most memorable mother’s day

my most memorable mother’s day

Mother’s Day is upon us once again and I thought it was time for me to share the story of a Mother’s Day I will never forget. Sit down and buckle up, Friends, cuz’ this is one long, bumpy ride. Allow me to set the […]

a quick fix, fabric stamping & a winner

a quick fix, fabric stamping & a winner

I am still chugging along on my bedroom makeover project. The last couple of weeks have been cold and rainy and since I still don’t like to paint when it’s cold out, my walls are still pink and my ceiling is still dingy. Here’s hoping […]

Ramsign Giveaway

Ramsign Giveaway

When I first started blogging, I was pretty good about entering every giveaway that came down the turnpike. I wanted to play along and so I did. Then this amazing thing happened. I won! Not just some little thing, either, I won a Silhouette machine. […]

Master Bedroom Makeover–Chair Refinish

Master Bedroom Makeover–Chair Refinish

This post originally appeared April 12, 2012 on My Repurposed Life. I am republishing it here in case you missed it.   I found this chair at a local antique store for $8. I was so cheap and cute, I figured I could easily fix […]

Master Bedroom Makeover–Industrial Lights & Fan Froufing

Master Bedroom Makeover–Industrial Lights & Fan Froufing

As the weather in Ohio continues to fluctuate like a menopausal woman, I have tried to focus on projects that can be done in spite of the weather. We are going from hot to cold so fast it’s a wonder I don’t’ have whiplash. With […]

Master Bedroom Makeover–Pottery Barn Knock Off Quilt

Master Bedroom Makeover–Pottery Barn Knock Off Quilt

Today’s post is more of a cautionary tale. Trust me, you’ll thank me for the warning. Do you remember my sad sack of a bedroom? The one a muted rainbow barfed all over? Allow me to refresh your memory. Oh geez. It’s so harsh to […]

Surviving the Dish Apocalypse & Guest Posting

Surviving the Dish Apocalypse & Guest Posting

Today’s post is a slap of reality. You know, just in case you were under the serious delusion that I somehow have it all together – Ha!(I can’t even type that without spontaneous Ha’s typing out my fingers at such a ludicrous thought). See, I […]