A friend redid her ceilings and gave me the scrap acoustical tiles from the new install. I wasn’t exactly sure what I would do with them, but possibilities started to form in my head. Googling acoustical ceiling tile crafts didn’t exactly give me a multitude of ideas. Actually, it gave me none. I was on […]
Month: July 2012
It’s been a little (lot) hot here lately. Uh…okay, I know that’s an understatement. My sons have been heading to the lake a lot, but even though I haven’t gone I can still conjure up visions of serene sailboats. I decided to bring a little summer fun to my Midwest living room. Digging through my […]
My living room has turned into my craft room. Actually, my family thinks it always has been, but that’s beside the point. 😉 Restyled Drawer Transform an orphaned drawer into a pretty box for decorating, organization, or both. This old drawer came from The House. It was pretty yucky, but it just goes to show […]
I usually reserve sewing projects for cold winter months or when it’s raining, but since the heat is on, my sewing machine has been working overtime. I love repurposing chenille bedspreads into something new, something usable and something pretty. This project does all of that. Bedspread Washcloths A pair of washcloths uses up only a […]
The heatwave has me on a roll…well, inside where it’s air conditioned. Here is another recent project. Shabby Chic Spindle Candle Holder I used a crusty old spindle and a rusty old tart pan. Amazing what a little paint can do! Enjoy!
The next few posts will show off what I have accomplished the last couple of weeks. Lots and lots of crafting with junk. Do you have old silverware and teacups you just had to have? Are you the dumping ground for all the family “heirlooms”? What’s a DIYer to do with these little gems? Make […]