Refurbished China Cabinet

 I love to salvage old things especially furniture. Over the years I have seen many antique pieces tossed out by their owners for the new and latest designs. I would rather give an old piece of furniture a makeover instead of going out and spend thousands of dollars on new pieces. My latest upcycle was…

You Can’t Always Get the Marquess You Want Book Review

I received a sample to review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. A MOST FORBIDDEN LOVE They call him Chance, though in truth the Marquess of Fairlamb feels bitterly cursed: A long-ago family feud is still standing in the way of his heart’s desire. Lady Tempest is the daughter of his father’s sworn enemy, the Marquess…

Monochromatic Monogram

  I love working in monochromatic!  I upcycled a pallet into a beautiful monogram for my niece for her birthday.  It was my first attempt at creating a mogram on pallets.  Although the paint did absorb into the wood it wasn’t too difficult to pain, but I did have to paint everything twice. I was…

Drip, Drizzle, Splatter. . . Splash

I wanted to make something new for my NEW house.  Since the move my husband has been using our garage as his storage shed for parts.  Woo hoo that means I get all these leftover pallets to create with.  Unfortunately, I barely have anytime to keep the house clean much less time to create. I…

18″ Doll Dress

I bought my seven year old a sewing machine for her birthday. I went with a full size Brother Project Runway Limited Edition LS2300PRW.  Basically it has more features than my dinosaur Singer.  I wanted a mini, but this full size sewing machine was on sale for $20.  I created this simple pillow case dress pattern for…