February Challenge

February Challenge

Have you got some ‘junque’ laying around the house that is too cool to throw out, but you’re not sure what to do with it? Send me a picture and brief description.  February will be dedicated to turning your own trash into treasure.  I might even do a remake on your ‘junque’ myself!. Send pictures […]

Doggie Coat

Doggie Coat

We acquired Big Black Dog by chance at the first of May this past year.  By chance, I mean I was buying cat food and came across the animal shelter set up at the local pet store.  There, in the middle of 6 loud yapping dogs, calmly lay this beautiful lab mix.  It was love at […]

A Chilly Creation

A Chilly Creation

  Since I did the witch’s shoe for Halloween, I’ve had an extra boot sitting on my shelf, waiting to become something else.  So I decided in the spirit of all the cold and snow we’ve had this week,  to do a ‘Frozen” themed craft.   I used  some of the wooden blocks I got at […]

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

What can you do with an old phone book, some paint and $3.00 worth of silk flowers from the dollar store?  Create a beautiful table centerpiece for your holiday table or buffet! What you’ll need: old phone book spray adhesive paint, spray  and acrylic,  a wide paint brush and a sponge brush silk flowers a […]

Sea Side Travel Journal

Sea Side Travel Journal

I always seem to find myself in possession of several notebooks used by businesses to advertise their company and products.  They are general a really handy size to easily slip into your purse or suitcase.  But they are usually ugly, so I have this irresistible urge to decorate them and turn them into a treasure […]

Sea Side Zen Garden

Sea Side Zen Garden

This picture of a beach at Cape Cod hangs on my living room wall.  It was taken by my daughter and I look at it daily when I need a Zen moment.  This month’s featured project is a sea side table top Zen garden to enhance  the moment. Using many beach items I’ve collected through the […]