Easy way to transfer a photo to canvas!

Easy way to transfer a photo to canvas!

I found a great way to transfer an image using a blender pen and I couldn’t wait to try it with a photo of my kids.   I  transferred a photo to a canvas which worked pretty well, but then I got carried away and spent the entire evening “embellishing” it.  I need to learn … Continue reading

An Almost Pretty Framed Cork Board

An Almost Pretty Framed Cork Board

Keeping organized is such a challenge for me, and I must not be alone because there are people who make a living as Professional Organizers! I could probably use a full time professional but I’m sure I would drive them crazy! Right now I have so many projects going and I keep bouncing from project … Continue reading

A new Potential Treasure!

A new Potential Treasure!

After dropping my daughter off at school yesterday — on Garbage Day — I spotted an awesome sideboard on the curb next to a pile of trash. Rrrrrt (sound of brakes being hit!) I pulled over to inspect it and found only minor problems, a bent hinge, water marks on the top, and one dent. … Continue reading

From Curb To Treasure

From Curb To Treasure

I love Garbage Day! I enjoy the remote chance that someone may have thrown out something that I can turn into a treasure. I found this table at the curb last year and I brought it home with Shabby Chic sugar plums dancing in my head! I sat it in the back yard and then … Continue reading

Color Inspiration

Color Inspiration

I found my kitchen color inspiration in a cup of coffee! I have this Longaberger coffee mug and I love the colors in it and the way they go together. When I was trying to decide on the colors for my kitchen redo last year I chose the colors that I loved from my mug. … Continue reading

Knitting a Beer bottle cozy

Knitting a Beer bottle cozy

Time for some very mindless knitting — a beer cozy! Of course they also work for soda cans or water bottles but I use mine for beer! I started making these years ago and they make great little gifts. Because they are felted wool they really keep your drink cold in the summer and your … Continue reading

Prayerfully Knit Baby Hat

Prayerfully Knit Baby Hat

Someone very special in our lives had a baby this week and so I wanted to knit a gift for the baby. Sometimes my favorite projects are ones that I can do mindlessly while watching TV – like the crocheted t-shirt yarn rugs. But when I’m making something for a baby or someone who is … Continue reading