My first “bottle art” project. I found this treasure at a garage sale for only $2.00. It was a color somewhere between orange and gold. I loved that it came with a topper. I knew right away that it would be perfect for an eek to chic project. Read below for the type of paint… Continue reading Eek to Chic, Garage Sale Bottle Transformed into a Glorious Oil Rubbed Bronze Piece of Art
These angels are made from the same pattern my Mom created. She used leftover wood from a horse fence we had on our property. My Mom’s favorite pastime is to work with wood. She cut these angels out and gave each one a crackle paint finish. One is brown and beige and the other is… Continue reading Angel Shelf Sitters, Blue or Brown Crackle Paint Finish
This little queen bee would be a great addition to a wreath or a sweet decoration for a tiered tray. I bought several at Dollar General to glam and jazz up in different ways. I wanted to make this queen bee after seeing this done on Facebook by Debi Rigg on Studio MD AZ. I… Continue reading Rubber Toy Bee Turned into Glamorous Queen Bee
This aqua and shell cross is a perfect fit into a beach or coastal themed home. The soothing and calming colors correspond well with the spiritual and meaningful cross. My Mom loves to make crosses. So we were combining pretty ribbons with some of the crosses she made. This combination was so pretty together. We… Continue reading Aqua Sea Shell Cross
Hi Everyone! I jazzed up this little frog that I bought at Hobby Lobby in the spring collection. I checked his chest and added a crown. Now he looks like a prince in waiting. Please follow Kathy on her Facebook page called Royale Funky Junque. She painted one like this and gave me the idea.… Continue reading Hobby Lobby Frog, now Mackenzie-Childs Inspired
Hi Everyone! I found these frames at one thrift store (I think Goodwill) and I found the angels at another thrift store (I think Salvation Army). I couldn’t decide if I wanted to leave the items gold in color and make an Old World style project or paint them and make a shabby chic project.… Continue reading Christmas in July, Thrifted Angels in Frames Decor Idea
Hi Everyone! Thanks for reading my blog! I made a small LOVE sign with keys and a cabinet door. That sign led me to want to make a bigger one. I got the idea from Kathy with her Facebook page, Royale Funky Junque. Please follow her for great inspiration. Please keep reading for the supply… Continue reading Love Sign made from Dazzled Up Hardware
I saw these sweet little pigs on a shelf at Hobby Lobby and thought they would look so special if I diamond dusted them. Of course they needed crowns too. Then I wanted a throne for them and it so happened that my Mom had this miniature doll chair that had yellowed over time. So… Continue reading Diamond Dusted Piglet Princesses on a Rose Gold Throne
Hi Everyone! Do you need some ideas for Americana Decor? Remember, many people decorate all summer with Americana. It takes into account Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day. I also include other Patriotic Ideas for your lifestyle such as a manicure and jewelry. Here are a few we did for this summer. I… Continue reading Patriotic Ideas
Hi everyone! Decorate your home for the summer with Americana. It takes in Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day. Look around your garage/attic/storage/craft stash and you will probably find most of the supplies for this Americana Project. It was made with a frame, star, decoupage paper and ribbon. My Mom actually made this… Continue reading Decoupaged Americana Frame with Star
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