Trash to Treasure

Envelope Book

Envelope Book Unused envelopes left over from party invitations or announcements seem to pile up at my house. Like everything I hoard collect, I figure there is a new use just waiting to be created. An envelope book was the perfect project to make a dent in the stash. I used a variety of sizes […]

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Just Junking | Makeovers | Painting | Trash to Treasure

Hutch Makeover

This was the particle board hutch I referred to in my previous “Junk Finds” post as a nightmare. Ordinarily I restyle furniture to sell, but I have never felt confident about painting particle board. I needed additional cupboard space in the house we just moved into, so I decided the $12 price tag was worth […]

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Sewing | Spring | Trash to Treasure

Quilt Scrap Flowers

Happy May Day!!!! I actually made these flowers about a month ago in anticipation of warmer weather, green lawns and spring. Don’t throw out those small cutter quilt scraps left over from previous projects. There is always something that can be made from these unique pieces. A pattern sketched freehand… …and an afternoon at the […]

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