While I was preparing to move into The Christmas Shop, I was planning my display pieces. I think the most creative (and frugal!) display pieces are repurposed. This isn’t always easy–you have to be in a creative and repurposing groove. We all know the mind isn’t 100% on it’s game every single day. I started
I’m always changing something. Hmm, imagine that!Last fall, I had all my blue canning jars in my old wooden toolbox. It has satisfied me for 3 months.But now I’ve decided it is taking up way too much room on my counter. So my mind started wandering. I wanted a shelf….but I had an electrical outlet in the
I was sitting at my desk area yesterday, and this is what I had for Christmas decorations going on. Needless to say, I wasn’t loving it! This was some reimagining from back at Easter time. I love all the different ways I’ve been able to use it! So, onto Christmas decorating my little centerpiece stand.
Easter Comes But Once A Year Easter comes but once a yearBut when it does, we all know its hereChildren filling themselves with chocolateDad’s down the pub for a pint of beer! We go to the church for the wine and breadDad’s half asleep, and jerking his headBaby sister is here too, munching awayOn the
Today was finally a perfect outside painting day! We could have used some sun, but we can’t have everything! Remember the old touch lamps? I found this curbside, it was rusting in places, very brassy brass covered, but still worked! I spray painted black, added a candle holder, and candle… Now I have a candlestick
My favorite thing in this world is my family. And my 2nd favorite thing? Taking pictures of them! I like to find different creative ways to display them throughout my house, not just the blah blah picture frame. Sure picture frames can be creative, but …………. I created my “family tree”, the much easier version!
I finally have my Christmas place mats, napkins, runners, etc taken care of!! We actually don’t have all of our Christmas get-togethers done yet, due to the weather and sicknesses in the family. There’s one left with my brothers, sister, and my mother. We are normally together on Christmas Day, this was my first year
I got my email today from Sue Whitney to let me know the latest from JunkMarket Style has hit the stands today!! http://ebm.e.taunton.com/c/tag/hBJWiqfB7SIOBB7bUud$QvtY7.B7SIOBIQ/doc.html
Recapping my Christmas decorations ……….. because of snow/ice storm and stomach flu, 1 Christmas get together is put off again for another week ………. Our Christmas tree with the lights a glow……. I opted for the old fashioned, natural tree this year. I put the tree in a wood crate to start, added red wood