Monthly Archives: November 2011

FRENCH INSPIRED BOOKSHELF

My finished french script inspired bookcase! Again, in my excitement, I forgot to take a “before” pic.   I picked up this solid wood bookcase for $35 on ebay.   I wanted something to put the kids books in because … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Gift – Subway Art Picture

This was a really simple but thoughtful little project I did for my daughter’s preschool teacher this year. In Pages I created subway art words for her teacher’s name and then asked my daughter all the things she liked about … Continue reading

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Alphabet Baubles

These alphabet baubles are so quick and easy to make, and didn’t cost me a cent!  I had some spare small white baubles to which I simply attached some alphabet stickers and hung them on the tree.  The kids love … Continue reading

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Vintage Chair Make Over – The Big Reveal!!!

So just a reminder of what I started with … And now… here is the finished chair (I still have the other one to do!). Don’t you just love it!   I recovered the fabric with canvas drop cloth.  Yep, … Continue reading

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Vintage Chair Make Over

Here are some old chairs I picked up reasonably cheap.  We needed some more chairs for the usual family Christmas gathering at our house this year, and I’ve never done a chair make over before. The frames are great, but … Continue reading

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Our Family Calico and Burlap Christmas Stockings

I Just had to share these cute Christmas stockings I made at the request of my beautiful daughter.   I’m thrilled with the way they turned out, and so is she! 🙂 I sewed the body of the stockings from … Continue reading

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Entertainment Unit Make Over to Side Table Storage Unit

And here is the finished piece … AGAIN, I forgot to take a before picture, but here is a picture of something very similar to give you an idea of what I started with.  It’s a small wooden entertainment unit … Continue reading

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