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My Bittersweet Moment at the Thrift Store

My Bittersweet Moment at the Thrift Store

The most odd thing happened at the thrift store tonight. Not just odd, but….bittersweet. As I write this, I almost want to cry. Well, don’t worry. I’ll try not to. After all, I’m not one of those “racoon-eyes-my-mascara-is-running-fan-my-face” kind of girl. But something bittersweet happened at the thrift store tonight that completely changes how I look […]

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10 Awesome Ideas for DIY Lazy Susans

10 Awesome Ideas for DIY Lazy Susans

In the last couple of months, my sister has pinged me on Facebook, pleading, “You have got to make this for me!” Let’s see…. a 4-foot lazy susan shoe organizer……a big “Nike “Just Do It shoe box made out of wood….. and handmade shadow boxes for her husband’s football jerseys. It’s pretty cute, actually, because every […]

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How to Weave Yarn In Wood for Easy DIY Wall Art

How to Weave Yarn In Wood for Easy DIY Wall Art

It’s true: Craftin’ is like therapy, ain’t it? ……Well, in this case, it’s more like “a-KNIT?” Wendy from H2O Bungalow asked me to be a part the One Power Tool Challenge (using a power drill) and I wanted to create something a little out-of-the-box with the drill. I’ve been dying to lace yarn through wooden […]

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How to Use a Paint Sprayer on Furniture: A Bookcase Makeover

How to Use a Paint Sprayer on Furniture: A Bookcase Makeover

This is a sponsored post and giveaway, but this is solely my own creativity, 100%!   You’re so going to laugh when you see this pathetic little bookcase. Yes, my friends, this is what my kids’ bookcase looked like just days ago. I didn’t think to remove the dishes before snapping this pic. As if […]

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How to Hack a Bookcase and Add Built-in Storage on Top

How to Hack a Bookcase and Add Built-in Storage on Top

I’m convinced that the best stuff comes from 1) the thrift store, and 2) the side of the road. That’s the case with this here bookcase. In fact, there were two of them I picked up from the side of the road for $35 each (here’s what I did with the first one). They were […]

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Save Your Jammies From Being Ruined By DIY – Plus a Giveaway!

Save Your Jammies From Being Ruined By DIY – Plus a Giveaway!

This post was sponsored by Duluth Trading Company, but the #SaveYourJammies idea was mine alone, along with the true story of a DIY’er who was tired of working in horribly stained jammies! What do you get when you’ve got a passion for DIY…….no proper “paint” or work clothes…a drawer full of paint-splattered jammies, and ugly […]

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Save An Ugly Dresser: A Chic Dresser Makeover

Save An Ugly Dresser: A Chic Dresser Makeover

Creative people like you and me have this thing for taking furniture when it’s offered to us and hoarding it until the perfect opportunity to pull it from the dungeons of our furniture stash (otherwise known as THE GARAGE) for a beautiful makeover! This is exactly what happened to me and this ugly dresser. It sat […]

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