Another pretty quilted table scarf made by my mom! On my list to make a small quilting project soon!
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Saturday, July 20, 2013
I must admit, I am a "tweaker" when it comes to recipes. I occasionally get a recipe that I like to tweak a bit. Lots of times, you may tweak a recipe because you don't have a particular ingredient so you substitute something else or maybe the recipe needs less salt, sugar, etc. Sometimes you may just want to add something completely different. Whatever the case may be, don't be afraid to experiment with recipes. Just make sure, as you are "tweaking," to write it down so you will have the recipe to share. This is my version of Broccoli and Bacon Salad...Enjoy!
Thursday, July 18, 2013
I wanted to throw out this eucalyptus tree I have had for a really long time and decided to give it new life by spray painting the container and replacing the moss with an updated new color. The leaves are delicate to clean, so use a spray duster canister.
"An Upcycle Project"
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Monday, July 15, 2013
Sunday, July 14, 2013
These were unfinished wood candlesticks where I brushed on latex paint (any craft paint works well too) and immediately used a damp rag to wipe off. When dry, I brushed on gold craft paint in random areas and also used a damp rag to wipe off. The trick to this project is to work fast!
A great gift idea too!
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Friday, July 12, 2013
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Create something fun to wear for your little girl and her doll with matching aprons. I took an adult size apron pattern and sized it down to a girl size and then did a lot of guess work and made a doll one too. This is a nice gift idea and something a little girl will cherish!
Something Fun to Sew!
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
This was on the curb ready for trash pickup at a neighbor's house. It actually looked a lot worse than the picture. I cleaned it with a wire brush and scrubbed a lot of dirt off. Then I spray painted the pot with Rust-oleum Painters Touch Ultra Cover in Satin eden, which bonds well to plastics.
Sunday, July 7, 2013
My husband found this table by the curb as he was driving by in the neighborhood and brought it home. This piece looked like the 70's table that you would place a round table cloth on top and used it for a side table. I did not want this inside my house and decided to put it on my patio, so I spray painted it...I also spray painted the old plastic pot on top that I had for many years and was the mauve color that was popular then (not anymore..for me at least!) The bottom pot was an old clay pot that I painted with craft paint.
Just something to give my patio some color!
Another "upcycled" project!
Friday, July 5, 2013
The Pyrex measuring cup on the left I have used for over 20 years and you can still read the amounts, but the other brand on the right I have had for only five years and the measurement amounts are wearing away.
Pyrex, in my opinion, is the way to go when it comes to measuring cups!