Filling the Shop, Custom Orders, a Bible Study and a Room Redo

Hello cooler temps, pumpkins galore and football!  Pinch me, I must be dreaming, because when all those events begin to happen, that means we are in my favorite season of all…Autumn! This also means, I get to wear my jeans and sweaters, make big pots of chili with a side of chips and queso andContinue reading “Filling the Shop, Custom Orders, a Bible Study and a Room Redo”

a wall of crosses

What a  fun day we had.  Mr. Rust and I were up and ready to go Saturday morning.  The one thing we wanted to get done over the weekend, was get my cross collection up off the floor.  When we began the den redo back in November, we removed everything from four rooms.  I hadContinue reading “a wall of crosses”

wall words

One year ago I received a gift. Today I finally got up the nerve to use it. Well…okay, not nerve. I finally picked out a place to use it. Vinyl lettering for walls; a test in patience. I passed the test and the wall turned out nice. We have this small alcove in our denContinue reading “wall words”

itch’n to create

Restless & Stressed Nope it’s not a new soap opera, it was how I felt today. Chocolate didn’t even help…although I gave it a good shot and put a good dent in the Ghiradelli milk chocolate chip stash. I couldn’t concentrate on work no focus. no productivity. It finally dawned on me what was wrong.Continue reading “itch’n to create”

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 13 ” The Order “

Sometimes I get carried away with my love for rusty, galvanized metal, industrial treasures, vintage dishes and just plain junk, that I forget to share another side of me. Another side of Rustique Art. The side that started this obsession with rusty + antiques + beads + wire = Rustique Art. My little business isContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 13 ” The Order “”

St. Patrick’s Day Brings Out the Green In Me

Are you supposed to wish someone a happy St. Patrick’s Day even if your not Irish? it’s possible that there is a drip of Irish blood in me…that’s what was overheard in my youth, but it’s never been confirmed. So there’s not much excited around our home on this “lucky” day. But I do loveContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Brings Out the Green In Me”

Saturday…It’s All Good!

Saturday’s should not begin a 5:30 am… but mine did because my track star son had to be at school for a track meet today. That means momma gets to take him 🙂 I’ll miss this someday. since I’m up…might as well make… A little breakfast…{Easy Veggie Omelet} 1 tsp 2 eggs beaten salt pepperContinue reading “Saturday…It’s All Good!”

Rusty Wire + Tree Bark + Tin Roof Scraps =

It was this… and now it’s this… be still my Rustique heart! You think this is dreamy…check out the give-a-way over at FUNKY JUNK INTERIORS. Not just one thing…oh no no no… “10” wonderful items up for grabs. Nothing short of fabulous! Bet you can’t guess what I have my eyes on… Go check itContinue reading “Rusty Wire + Tree Bark + Tin Roof Scraps =”

Falling in Love with Fall Colors

Can you  feel it?  I can! the weather is making it’s way toward cooler days the slant of the sun is different football games are scheduled and pre games have begun, students are getting back to school, seasonal decorations out in the stores…lol, ALREADY! albeit subtle….the fall season is coming and I am so excited!Continue reading “Falling in Love with Fall Colors”

Beach Side Vaca Inspires Creative Ideas: Shabby Cottage Wall Crosses

I’m going to the beach! I honor of my down time and get myself in the beach mode I think I’ll share with you some of my favorite beach decor.  I’ve always dreamed of having several houses with different decors.  I love the whitewashed look that lends itself to breezy warm days of summer onContinue reading “Beach Side Vaca Inspires Creative Ideas: Shabby Cottage Wall Crosses”