Archives for June 2017

How to Make Galvanized Metal Look Old & Patriotic Barn Quilt Beverage Cooler

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #USOCarePacks #CollectiveBias How to Make Galvanized Metal Look Old & Patriotic Barn Quilt Beverage Cooler I’m totally psyched for July 4th this year, because my mom and youngest niece will be here with us.  I’m hoping my oldest son and his new bride, and my middle son’s fiancée will be able to join us too.  The more, the merrier to celebrate America!

Weekending | Four for Friday Features

I’ve got a crazy busy weekend ahead with cleaning and packing for our upcoming trip to California for our son’s wedding.  I’m so excited! In the meantime,  I wanted to give a shout-out to some of my favorite bloggers.  

Protected: Antique Tin Can Label and Cow Graphic for Farmhouse Decor

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Handmade United States Patriotic Decor | Creative Ideas from Sea to Shining Sea!

Handmade United States Patriotic Decor There are thousands of wonderful things about this time of year, but one of my favorites is fireflies.  I remember running around in our yard, filling up an empty mayonnaise jar until the jar glowed like a miniature night sky.

Talk of the Town #76

Just out of curiosity, are you constantly working on new projects with craft supplies scattered around the house like me, or do you

More Farmhouse Style Tiered Stands

Farmhouse Style Tiered Stands Well, hello, tiered stands – I’ve missed you! It’s been a very long time since I’ve worked on any farmhouse style tiered stands. I love making them and have missed working on them, but I ran very low on my supply of bowls and spindles.  I finally built up enough supplies in my stash and my husband jumped in and helped me work on four new ones, since I’m still feeling a bit weak from when {Read More}

Get the Look of Reclaimed Barn Wood in Minutes | Weathered Wood Finish Product Review

I love using reclaimed barn wood for my projects, but it isn’t always easy to come by. Today I’m reviewing a product that gives you the look of old weathered wood in less than an hour. Supplies Used (includes affiliate links for your convenience): Weathered Wood Accelerator unfinished wood decor paint brush Different types of wood react differently to the weathered wood accelerator, so for my trial, I used three pieces of unfinished, sanded scrap wood. From left to right, {Read More}

All You Need is Love … Plus Some Good Medicine

I’m a total multitask person.  I never do just one thing at a time, and I’m always thinking of the next thing I need to work on. But this week … … This week my get-up-and-go just got up and left. And it didn’t look back to see if I was going to follow.

Talk of the Town #75

Welcome to Talk of the Town #75 Every Tuesday at 7 pm Central We’ve had the most perfect DIY weather lately, and wouldn’t you know it … I came down with a humdinger cold that’s had me coughing, sneezing, and sleep-deprived, so working on projects has been rough.

Magnetic Farmhouse Style Tin Can Planters

Magnetic Farmhouse Style Tin Can Planters While we were staying at my mom’s house for my niece’s wedding a few weeks ago, I just “happened” to notice something that caught my eye on her pantry shelves.  Stuck between cans of green beans and tomato sauce were two pairs of eyes that were calling out to me.