Tag Archives: repurpose

When I should be decluttering…

When I should be decluttering drawers, closets, bedrooms, and playrooms I was instead playing with blocks.  Well, sort of.   I found a board in the basement and some wooden pieces from a recent home project.  I decided to build … Continue reading

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The big fork and spoon

I bought this bulletin board at the Pottery Barn outlet several years ago and I knew I would find just the right use for it someday.  Fortunately, I came up with an idea before it had to go out with the “de-stuffing” … Continue reading

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Thrifty Adventures #2

 Thrifting Salvation Army style: These 2 bowls work for spring but remind me more of Fall.  Fall is by far my FAVORITE season.  This adorable wall hanging is for a little bun in the oven-My sister’s oven that is.  I … Continue reading

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Flea Market Side Table Revamped

We rearranged our bedroom furniture recently.  Our furniture had been in basically the same place since we moved in 3 years ago.  This is extremely unusual for me.  I have been rearranging my bedroom furniture on a regular basis (every few … Continue reading

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Spring Mantel and Sign Project

I was featured at .  Thank You:) Another $0.00 project!  Reuse what you have, It’s amazing what you can find when you shop at home! After Christmas time my mantel is usually simply decorated.  I have noticed this pattern forming … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends Wednesday

This may become a regular post for me.  I often find that I have bits and pieces to share but they don’t always work together to form a cohesive theme.  So odds and ends it is! I just LOVE this hat … Continue reading

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Crafting a Spring Wreath

I have been so inspired by all the lovely wreaths sprouting here in blogland.  I was especially inspired by this beautiful creation by Wendy over at Ramblings from the Sunshine State.  Please check it out, you will find some wonderful … Continue reading

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My Compact Year! The first quarter

     I have mentioned several times before that I am a member of The Compact.  The basic concept of “The Compact” is to join others in a challenge to buy nothing New for one year with only a few exceptions.  You … Continue reading

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Organizing the mail and making it pretty too!

After a brief trip and break from organizing the mood to continue struck me today.  I want to tackle paper issues.  Specifically mail that needs to be paid and replied to.  This is our corner unit.  I bought it at an … Continue reading

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DIY Dress-up Station

This morning I came across one of my decorative ladders.  For some reason I just love these.  I have used them in other places we lived but have yet to use them in our current home.  I wanted to use … Continue reading

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