Excuses, excuses…but hear me out. I have a good excuse for not keeping my blog current: we moved! After living in Southern California for 35 years, we retired, and moved back to Northern California, where it all began. That’s the short story.
And now onto my new obsession: Jewelry Box Makeovers. Here is my first “JB” transformation. Continue reading “My Newest Obsession: JB Makeovers”
Just in time for graduation, I thought I would share one of my post popular posts: a tutorial on creating a one-of-a-kind wall canvas for your graduate.
Next week brings many families and friends together. My family celebrates Passover, where we retell the Exodus story with blessings songs and specially-prepared food. When we were kids, my parents invited many friends and relatives to join us for the seder. My chief responsibility was creating placecards – which I took very seriously.
Everyone gets their own pot with spring greens.
I bought this vintage humidor cabinet a few months ago. I like all the detail on the legs and cabinet door. I was pleasantly surprised when I opened the door and found the copper interior. It’s a humidor cabinet, used for storing cigars.
Continue reading “Vintage Humidor Makeover”
How is it that our kids grow up so quickly? One day, it’s their first day of elementary school, and the next, you’re moving them into their college dorm. Yes, it happens that fast–or so it seems.
Were you surprised to find out how small the dorms room are? There isn’t much space for extra furniture or much-needed storage. However, you’ll probably be able to squeeze a narrow nightstand in, which happens to be painted in their school colors!
Starting with this old nightstand, I sketched out my idea for this makeover.
Continue reading “School’s in Session”
This old tray was perfect for serving up my inspiration for its new look. Although the picture is quite pretty, it wasn’t part of my plan. Continue reading “Repurposed Tray & City Map”
Potatoes enjoy being stored in a dry, dark place. But they are also easily forgotten until you later find them in the back of the pantry growing the latest science experiment.
When I spotted this really old vegetable bin, I
quickly grabbed slowly lugged it back to the car. It became my next makeover.
Continue reading “Find Those Potatoes or my Vegetable Bin Makeover”