Dollar Tree Books Upcycle Tutorial: Create Custom Books

Dollar Tree Books Tutorial – How to create custom books for your home decor. Way back when I first started blogging, I used to make and sell book stacks using vintage and antique books. Now it’s hard to find vintage books at a reasonable price. So sad.  I miss those days! Today I’m upcycling Dollar Tree books.  Sometimes those are cheaper than thrift store books. But the main reason for using them was I wanted books that are the same {Read More}

Farmhouse Charm | Easy Ways To Add It To Any Home

To add rustic Farmhouse Charm to any home from mason jars, wood totes, and farmhouse tables, I’ve put together these easy DIY ideas that anyone can recreate.

Patriotic BBQ Wooden Tote Upcyled Thrift Store Find

I love red, white, and blue and of course our beautiful American flag – especially during summer.  I upcycled a thrift store find into a Patriotic BBQ Wooden Tote. As Americans, we celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends, BBQs, and outdoor fun! 🍧🎆⚾

Plant Stool Makeover

This post it’s about a poor unloved plant stool that my mother has.   Last year when I visited her it was sitting out on the back porch and I kept telling her it would be so cute if she painted it. When she saw my step stool makeover that was awaiting her when she came to visit, she asked me if I could do something with her unloved  plant stool. Fortunately, I had received a large shipment of transfers {Read More}

Cutting Board Makeover Bon Appétit!

Cutting Board Makeover Do you remember this cutting board? It was one of my thrift shop finds I shared a few weeks ago. Confession time … I barely passed French in high school, but I think the language is beautiful. Bon Appétit seemed fitting words to do this cutting board makeover. Here’s the inspiration project from Chalk Couture.  So très chic! Cutting Board Makeover Supplies: I have included affiliate links for items used. Cutting Board (these are similar to mine) {Read More}

Custom Signs and Vintage Decor On the Workbench & In the Shop

This is just a quick post to show you the new signs I’ve recently made that are in my shop now. I’m now taking special orders for custom signs in 22 different color options. First up is one that is the same design as the Dollar Tree pizza pan tray I made last month. That tray was painted white with the graphics in red. This sign is in a midnight sky blue color on a wood box frame. Every mom {Read More}

Spring Trip + Talk of the Town

Happy Tuesday, everyone!  I have an upcoming trip to visit my son and his wife, as well as my mom and sister. I can’t wait to hit up some new thrift stores and hopefully show you what I find.

Fresh Herbs Kitchen Ideas Using Dollar Tree Plates + More

Fresh Herbs Kitchen Ideas Hey, everyone!  I’m back with a new Dollar Tree project.  This time it’s a Dollar Tree plates upcycle. With a couple of dollars, I came up with these DIY fresh herbs kitchen ideas.

Glass Jars Repurposed & Upcycled

Glass Jars Repurposed & Upcycled People collect all kinds of things.  I collect empty jars and cans … much to my husband’s amusement. Way out in the country, there is no curbside recycling program, so I have to get creative. Thus, my most recent glass jars repurposed & upcycled project! These jars are just a small sampling of the many I’ve collected.

Mercantile Corner Market Collection

Mercantile Corner Market Collection Today I have four projects that I finished last week: a serving tray, a box frame wood sign, a plate charger, and a chalkboard.  All were made with the Mercantile Corner Market Collection.