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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Coffee Filter Angel Wings Tutorial: 12 Days of Christmas Tour

Welcome to the 2014 Christmas Home Tour where I join other bloggers in decorating our homes with projects inspired by the Twelve Days of Christmas. 

Today I am sharing Seven Swans a Swimming! 

Coffee Filter Angel Wings Tutorial via Curb Alert! Blog

How did I come up with Angel Wings for Seven Swans a Swimming, you ask?

It all started when I read this poem:


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Words with Friends: Wall Mounted Magnetic Scrabble Game

The holidays are upon us!
Time for great food, time with family, time with friends.


Seems like we try to squeeze in every type of festive activities within only a few weeks, but why not spread it out all year long? 

How about a Scrabble game?  Better yet, a

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Secret Santa Tour: Handmade Wood Ornaments

Can you believe it already?  
Thanksgiving is this Thursday!   I cannot wait and even better that my kiddos are out of school all week so we have already started celebrating!
  
Today I am taking part of an fun Secret Santa tour with some of my favorite bloggers so just for a moment lets think about Christmas!


We all chose names and made each other handmade gifts.  It was fun to be a part of.  
Here is my gift that I made for Lani at Simply Fresh Vintage:

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Annie Sloan Antoinette Pink BabyBed Bench

Remember that epic garage sale I told you about a few months back?   I ended up buying lots of beds that day and hubby thought I was crazy to say the least!  

Headboards and Beds found at the Epic Garage Sale via Curb Alert!

I am happy to report that I have turned lots of them into benches and sold quite a few!
My Love is very pleased to get them out of the garage!

One of the beds I purchased was this sweet little antique baby bed.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Pottery Barn Knockoff: Outdoor Wood Deer

The holidays are upon us!  I know, I know we just made it through Halloween but all of the department stores and catalogs have their holiday decorating in full force!

I find myself Ooooing and Ahhhhhing at all of the gorgeous glittery eye candy in abundant overload!



Ohhhhhh I love you!

But I don't admire your prices.


Saturday, November 8, 2014

Saturday Shopping at Trades of Hope

Hi friends.  Welcome to Saturday Morning!

  Stay in your PJs and grab a cup of coffee and take a look at some great handmade items that would make some great Christmas gifts!


Have you heard of Trades of Hope
They sell handmade items from artisans around the world.  What is great about this organization is 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

My Favorite Curb Alert! Knockoff Projects

As I am preparing for another great Knockoff Tour I thought I would first share with you some of my favorite Curb Alert! Knockoffs!

It's so easy if you just think outside of the box.  On the following projects I started out with these ordinary items (ready to be tossed to the curb!) ...


But wait!  They all have potential and here you can see why -

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Knockoff High End Decor GIANT Wall Clock

I am so excited to share today's post with you!

I have been thrilled since my friend, Sherry of The Rusty Pearl  sent me the following picture and asked if I could create a well priced Knockoff version of it.

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