31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 17 “Fresh Paint”

I don’t get to many garage sales and when I do, I’m not typically one to find the “great” treasures I’ve seen some people bring home and blog about. However, a few Saturday’s ago, the mister and I went out for a few hours and hit about 3 garage sales. I found something at allContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 17 “Fresh Paint””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 14: “The Best Junk is Below the Knees”

Catchy title yes? But now that I have your attention, here’s the scoop in the last two weeks I have found some of the most primo junk at local antique malls, and… everything that I’ve bought and brought home has been a treasure that was found while I was squatting down or on all fours.Continue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 14: “The Best Junk is Below the Knees””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 12 ” A Vintage Feeder Finding It’s Place “

I found this wonderful feeder awhile back and I attempted to use it outside for a bird feeder, but when it’s outside I can’t see it all of the time. So I brought it in and stuck it in the dishwasher to clean it up. I love the galvanized tray and the jar has greatContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 12 ” A Vintage Feeder Finding It’s Place “”

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 10 “Cabinet Scape”

A change of seasons, a change of decor. Was… Is… I love this time of year… cooler weather soups hearty breads sweaters jeans snuggling date nights at home in front of a fire… oops! I’m getting ahead of myself! What changes are going on in your home? I’d love to hear about them…please share. inspirationContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 10 “Cabinet Scape””

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 7 “Two Views”

You might see junk… but I see… You may see the odd… but I see the end… [Vintage Door Knob Photo Holder] By clicking the photo above you can check out the other participants of the 31 days of change! Click here to see all Before & After posts to date Find and follow moreContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 7 “Two Views””

vintage. salvage. rust…Oh my!

During our recent trip to the Discount Home Warehouse, the trip when we first spotted the mantle we bought for our bedroom, I mentioned that had not left the store empty handed. I seldom do, there is always something that wants to come home with me. Like these little treasures. I found them in aContinue reading “vintage. salvage. rust…Oh my!”

a before & after to be continued

I was just about to fix dinner and the only person that would’ve eaten dinner with me (son) jumped in his truck to go eat dinner with his team. Well!  I can take a hint. So dinner will get moved to the back burner (lol) and I’ll write out a really quick blog post. YesterdayContinue reading “a before & after to be continued”

Ooooo! I’ll Take Three…But What are They?

I found this box of things at a flea market not just your old run of the mill things either these were gorgeous There are very few things that will make me giddy these made me light headed and giddy they were rusty they were heavy iron they had great lines they were going homeContinue reading “Ooooo! I’ll Take Three…But What are They?”

“Out of My Dreams & Into My Heart”

October 2003 Rustique Art jumped out of my dreams and into my heart these ideas or dreams…they come in my sleep I keep paper and pen by my bed sit up. turn on lamp. write it down. draw it out. click off lamp. go to sleep. the ideas kept coming…creating what was envisioned I eventuallyContinue reading ““Out of My Dreams & Into My Heart””

What Lurks Behind the Madness?

why…oh…why do you read so many blogs? because they teach… i learn they joke… i laugh they confide… i cry & pray they share ideas… i try their ideas yesterday without fail, i learned that mistakes can be a blessing! i found her blog (no that wasn’t my mistake) and she has great ideas. ding…lightContinue reading “What Lurks Behind the Madness?”