Birdcage Table

Do you ever run across something

That just


Steals your 



Then & Now Part I

Talk about change! The pictures that I am about to share with you show what the changes in the past 10 years have been, from what it looked like right after we moved in,
to what it looks like now.

However, it also shows...

...It shows just how much my decorating style has evolved
...It shows my maturity in taste as I am aging
...It shows how cameras have improved
...It shows how DIY and garage sales CAN improve lifestyle
...And so much more!

Let's take a look at the outside of the house and the main floor in Part 1 of Then & Now shall we!
(Warning...20+ pictures long, but well worth the fun)


Feed Sack Chair

Through this past year, I have collected several old feed sacks. I have made pillows with some of them...


Creative NEST Picture

In the winter, Hubby and I get a bit of cabin fever and we go antiquing and junkin'.

We can usually just do a day trip and hit places that are not in our town that we don't visit all that often.

As luck would have it, and on the very first stop, we got most of our purchases.

Hubby found an aluminum ladle and I knew I could do something fun with it.

Online Magazine Feature

It's a pleasure when I am asked to be featured!
 Not me really, but the CUPOLA that I have in my yard made from old windows. How about you go and see where I am! Just click on the picture!



MacKenzie Childs Style Painted Pieces!

It's a known fact that I adore MacKenzie-Childs style, and Courtly Check is my favorite. Here I go again, painting some aluminum garage sale pieces inspired by M-C.

 A cake carrier...


Longitude Pillow

I have been wanting to make a Longitude/Latitude Pillow for a long time.

I first saw one in the AWE (At West End) catalog that looked like this...

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