Monthly Archives: October 2011

Side Table Make Over – FINISHED!

To recap, I started out with this side table I picked up at a garage sale for $5.  It’s solid wood and very heavy. It was it perfect condition, just needed a make over into something more French/shabby chic. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Beautiful Burlap & Devine Jute Twine

What a way to start the day, with a trip to the hardware store.  Beginning to become a regular there, if only they offered frequent shopper discounts. 😉  I recently became obsessed with burlap or hessian as we call it … Continue reading

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DIY Kitchen Dish Brush and Sponge Holder

My dish washing brushes are always haphazardly strewn on the sink or bench.  Until now. So now I have this! I picked up this bowl for $1.50 from Kmart.  It’s a really cute red and white stripe AND the perfect … Continue reading

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DIY Air/Carpet Freshener

I love, love, love this idea!!!  No horrible expensive chemical air/carpet fresheners for me anymore!   This little project is one everyone will want to make! Supplies: Glass jar with lid, something sharp to pierce the lid, baking soda, favourite … Continue reading

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Vintage Inspired Tea Light Make Over

I have these cute delicious vanilla smelling tea light candles in clear glass jars, which although they smelled great, didn’t have much display appeal.  [sorry, forgot the before pic AGAIN!]  I’ve had them tucked away in a drawer … until … Continue reading

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Lamp Make Over by Transferring Printed Ink to Fabric

So I have this lamp in my lounge room that has a white wooden base and an off white shade (which is nice) accept it blends right into the wall!  Here is a pic of the shade.  It’s a lovely … Continue reading

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A Sander in the Hand ….

Woohoo! Welcome to the family my lovely shiny new toy! Here is my new best friend.  I’m sure we are going to work together well! Thanks hubby for the early birthday present. Love you!

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