DIY: Easy Beverage Coasters

Check out this awesome DIY easy beverage coaster.

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I am so lucky that I have some very creative and “crafty” friends and fellow bloggers.  All of the colorful pictures were sent to me by my friend and fellow blogger from You Can Always Start Now.

This is how she made them. Continue reading DIY: Easy Beverage Coasters

DIY: Sleep Deeper…….

If you read my post on November 07, 2014 you know that I crave a good night’s sleep (I have been practicing what I preach and am up to almost 4 hours in a row now…woo hoo).  Sorry I digressed. When I was reading my fav blogs this week and came across this at The Chic Site well I knew I would have to try it and do a post.

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Continue reading DIY: Sleep Deeper…….

DIY: Painted Antique Metal Heating Vent Grates

These two metal heating vent grates were given to me by a friend who was renovating her house. I am so fortunate that she knows me so well that I was the first person she thought of  and asked if I wanted them.  HECK YES!!!!

Here are the before pictures….

This one is 15 inches wide
This one is thirteen inches wide


Continue reading DIY: Painted Antique Metal Heating Vent Grates

DIY: 10 Gallon Crock End Table

IMG_8044What do you do when you need an end table and there is no money in the budget for one?? Well you make one out of something you already have.

I am always so excited when I can repurpose something I already own into something useful that I need……and that happened to be my antique 10 gallon Medalta crock. Continue reading DIY: 10 Gallon Crock End Table

Super Easy Mason Jar Air Freshener

How pretty is this and oh so super easy to make yourself… on!!

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This was my favorite project  from the blogs I was following last week, it is from LivingChicontheCheap.comContinue reading Super Easy Mason Jar Air Freshener

Blog following update for November

Welcome to November! I have decided that for this month instead of giving you 5 blogs to follow, I am going to share each Monday favorite projects from the blogs I follow each week. I think on other sites they call this Weekend Party Link.

As I promised in my first post regarding 5 blogs to follow, I am listing in my new category (link can be found on my home page)  “My Favorite Blogs” all the blogs I am following to date and of course as that grows it will be updated – so make sure to pop on over to that section to see what’s listed. Continue reading Blog following update for November

3 + 3 Things I’ve learned about blogging so far ….AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Happy Halloween !!!!!!

I have learned 3(three) things so far in the world of blogging and they are:

  •  you must have quality photos in your posts 
  • you must have time to dedicate to keeping your blog updated
  •  you must be consistent in the frequency of how often you post

The photos above show the enamel ware bowl I got on my antique/junk road trip in September – the same bowl I was planning on turning into a clock for  my kitchen but couldn’t bare to put a hole in it – not yet anyway…so today it is my receptacle for halloween candy and tomorrow it will house mittens and hats??? ~ maybe~

Continue reading 3 + 3 Things I’ve learned about blogging so far ….AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN