Recycling

Patio Swing Makeover

Patio Swing Makeover

The Story Anyone that knew my mom, knows that she saved everything with the plans to repair or recycle them someday. Which, "someday" usually never came because she had so many other projects going. Kinda like me, come to think of it. She used to enjoy her yard swing...

read more
Laminate Cabinet Makeover

Laminate Cabinet Makeover

When we downsized and moved into this smaller home, the only thing I was sad about was losing a separate dedicated sewing/craft room. I always have a project going, so I loved that I could just close the door and go back to it later. There was no room in the new house...

read more
Java Gel Stain Your Bedroom Furniture!

Java Gel Stain Your Bedroom Furniture!

Our bedroom furniture was really in bad shape. I'd love new furniture, but that's not in the budget right now - and this set is really solid and sturdy - just needed a facelift. I've had such good success with gel staining my bathroom vanities that I decided to try...

read more
How to Convert Pants to a Pencil Skirt

How to Convert Pants to a Pencil Skirt

For some reason, it's hard to find skirt suits - but pant suits seem to be plentiful. So when I find a pant suit at a good price that I like, I try to decide if I can convert the pants to a skirt. Over the years, I've converted several pant suits to skirt suits -...

read more