Reflections of a great find

Reflections of a great find

Found the three frames at Canton Trade Days.  Two I had mirrored and one frame is bent so I hung grand kids pics on a holder.  The metal fra...

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Great Grandma's Brown Transferware

Great Grandma's Brown Transferware

My Mom gave the dishes to me a few years ago.  I didn't know anything about transferware until a friend  explained to me the value of th...

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Christmas Wreath

Christmas Wreath

So much fun making this wreath from old and new glass ornaments.  Mom gave me some of the ornaments.  Dirty Hands (local garden group) made ...

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Christmas Mantel

Christmas Mantel

I got this mantel idea from Karen who owns Smitten Antique Mall in downtown McKinney.  Love the quirky look of using triple plate and silve...

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~ cabbages and roses giveaway ~

There is a fabric giveaway at Cabbage and Roses.   I hope you take a look.

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~ collage at its best ~

~ collage at its best ~

Love this site.... www.pastesf.com .   Denise Fielder is an interior decorator who lives in San Francisco.  She does wonderful art...take a ...

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~ covering a lamp shade ~

~ covering a lamp shade ~

I'm going to recover this shade in linen.  Trying to get the old hot glued fabric off the frame has proven to be quiet a challenge.  I h...

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~ another paint project ~

~ another paint project ~

This table has been passed around between my daughter and me.  Nat. used it for awhile and now it returns to me.  I'm painting every pie...

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~ gone crazy painting furniture white ~

~ gone crazy painting furniture white ~

 This piece I bought from an older lady who was moving up north to live with her son. This piece was my maternal grandmother's sewing ca...

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~ the mantel gets a dressing ~

~ the mantel gets a dressing ~

Our local metal craftsman applied the zinc top with the copper trim to the mantel we made out of two sheets of plywood. After mounting...

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~ brick by the chick ~

~ brick by the chick ~

So I'm no Mr. Sweetie when it comes to detail/perfection and building a brick patio. This is my way of building a quickie area for sto...

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~ patio progress ~

~ patio progress ~

Each day we try to accomplish more on the patio area. It is really taking shape.

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