I don’t know what these ugly-ass shrubs are called, but they are all over the place here in So Cal. However. they have these fabulous little berries that grow in clumps on them. Did you know that you can paint live plants? Yep. I don’t remember what the original color of this little metal piece […]
Thanksgiving Decor Wrap-Up
I mentioned that I’ve been a bit busy with my Thanksgiving preparations. We had 20 people for Thanksgiving dinner. My dining room seats 8 people comfortably (…. 10 people uncomfortably). We needed to move things out to the patio. Since we live in Southern California, this is usually a safe move. However, our patio just […]
Easy monogrammed ornaments.
Make pretty, monogrammed ornaments. Take horrible, plastic, over-sized ornaments from the Dollar Store…. Spray paint them, add a monogram and liberally apply glitter…. Ta-da! To do this, I used a Cricut (calligraphy cartridge) and black cardstock.** I watered down a little ModPodge in a shallow dish, then floated the cut letter in there for a […]
Glittered pumpkins on upcycled pedestal stands.
As I try to promote my new business, a friend suggested I come to her Holiday Boutique. I could hand out brochures and business cards. Cool. But I figured I should have a little something to sell, too…. and that whatever I sold should be a re-done/re-worked/re-purposed something or other. Here are a few of […]
What the heck is an online Spray Paint Party?
A few weeks ago I stumbled across a blog I really like: Thrifty Decor Chick I thought, “Wow! This is awesome. Here is a girl who thinks like I do…. re-purpose, re-use, re-finish, etc.” She loves Goodwill and yard sales, and she shares my love of spray paint. Little did I know, that there is […]
Yeah, I’m cheap and easy. What of it?
~~~~~~~~UPDATED/REVISED 3/31/09~~~~~~~~~~I am so in love with Thrifty Decor Chick and the crafty blogging community, I just had to submit another post for her Spray Paint Party. I know I posted this a few weeks ago, and I’m late (again) to the party, but I liked this project and wanted to share…~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’m kind of […]
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