This week on Curb Alert!

Monday, March 30, 2015

Kim's Bench


My friend Kim commissioned a headboard bench from me and guess what color she chose?

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Sunday Shopping: Monogrammed Gifts for Under $50

Need a great gift idea?  Well you cannot go wrong with something personalized.  It conveys that you spent that extra bit of thought for the recipient and is usually genuinely appreciated.

I am a sucker for monograms and I think they make for some pretty fabulous gifts, so I have a roundup of a few of my favorites and thought I would share with you!


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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Little Girl's Vanity and Chair Makeover

What do you get when you combine many talented DIY Ladies, a few paint brushes and some old discarded furniture?  You get another great Furniture Makeover Day!

This month's challenge is to come up with a piece that is "Distressed".  HaHa, I think that all of my furniture projects are a bit distressed at one time or another!  But for this time here is what I came up with:

Little Girl's Vanity and Chair Makeover (with a surprise!)


Here are the before shots...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Sunday Shopping: Rainy Day Must Haves

Well so much for a beautiful sunny Spring Break, it rained every single day!

I realized as I was out and about that it's time to update my Rainy Day Must Haves!

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Trades of Hope Jewelry Giveaway Winner!

Thank you to all who entered the Trades of Hope Jewelry Giveaway.  I really appreciate your sweet comments about my White Rustic Jewelry Armoire and wish I could give away a piece of jewelry to each one of you.  


So now on to the winner!

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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Sunday Shopping: Spring Break

I have been doing a bit of online shopping today with Spring Break on my mind.  I am hoping that the weather will cooperate with us so that we can spend a bit of warmer spring time at the pool or beach.


Here are a few must have items that I think would be an amazing addition to add to your collection.
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Friday, March 6, 2015

White Rustic Jewelry Armoire and Trades of Hope Jewelry Giveaway!

Well it's about darn time I finally post about a furniture makeover.  The weather has not been cooperative to work on my larger pieces so in the meantime I decided to do a little makeover on this sweet little number!


Don't let the sweetness fool you though.  She started out looking a bit plain like this:
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Early St. Patrick's Day Irish Proverb

March is here and I am feeling wonderful...and happy, and grateful, and lucky!

Four Leaf Clover St Patricks Day Irish Proverb

It's hard not to get excited as I drive around and see all of
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Monday, March 2, 2015

Curbside Current Events: Dumpster Diving Score

Okay, time to fess up...have you ever gone dumpster diving?   And if you did would you dare to grab such ordinary items such as plain envelopes?

What if the envelopes looked like this...


I guess they would be intriguing and could contain maybe an old love letter, a rare historical document or maybe something like what this girl found ...

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