Category Archives: Creative Projects

How to Spruce Up a Fabric Wreath with Jingle Bells

One of my favorite projects, which happens to be ridiculously easy and made entirely of left over fabric, is this Shaggy Fabric Wreath. You can use this style of wreath anywhere throughout the house and at any time of year but I … Continue reading

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New Paint Update for a Vintage Chest of Drawers

This sweet little chest of drawers is the only piece of furniture remaining from the very first bedroom suite my Mother and Father-in-Law bought after they were married in 1956. They purchased it used from a relative and the only information … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to Make A Grocery Tote Bag

I love bags. I’m not a purse girl but I love bags.  All shapes and sizes and purposes. If I’m honest, this obsession could get out of hand. Today, I’m going to show you how to make your own, inexpensive … Continue reading

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And The Dixie Belle Paint Winner Is…

Thank you so much for the great response to our Dixie Belle Paint Giveaway as well as all the encouraging comments about my newly painted Armoire! The Giveaway Winner is Charlene “Just found out about this paint! Need to get … Continue reading

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$100 Dixie Belle Paint Giveaway & My New Armoire

Painting this armoire has been on my to-do list for about 4 years. Maybe more. If it had been a smaller project I probably would have finished it long before now. When the lovely ladies at Dixie Belle Paint contacted me … Continue reading

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6 Different Projects Including Beads, Burlap and Peacocks

BEADS Ever since I made this beaded drapery tieback I’ve been wanting to try it again. When traditional metal curtain hardware wasn’t doing the trick for this curtain I suggested we try a funky beaded tieback.

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Painted Entry Hall Chest Reveal

On the day I painted this chest I declared I was going to do something for myself. I could have chosen to go shopping. Or get a massage. Or a manicure. But I was in a stay-at-home-and-check-something-off-my-mental-to-do-list mood. So I … Continue reading

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The Story of a Little Painted Chest’s Transformation

For the past several years this little chest has resided in my entry hall. I honestly can’t even remember how long I’ve had it. I’m trying to picture it in my previous home…but I can’t…so I guess that means less … Continue reading

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