31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 8 “Curbside Rescue”

My mister did it again. But this story has a little twist…This time the curbside rescue he brought home was quickly snatched up by my DD. Indeed the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. So today’s post is all about her before & after of a curbside rescue. A solid wood office chair isContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 8 “Curbside Rescue””

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””

oh just knock it off…will ya?

First let me be clear…I’m not picking on Pottery Barn. I love PB. I love all of their designs and ideas. I love looking and drooling over their pictorial features, the lovely fluffy perfect bedding, the wonderfully laid out wall displays, the feeling that the PB style invokes…comfortable, cozy, upscale. Unfortunately the other feelings thatContinue reading “oh just knock it off…will ya?”

the boy’s closet before & after

remember this? my son’s closet after patching holes in his floor (pre floor project) he had to get all of this out it was nothing short of horrific and yet there it was…like Stephen King “scary” but I’m happy to say after two large contractor bags full and a very large deposit at the donationContinue reading “the boy’s closet before & after”

Darlin…You Love Me? Then You Must Love My Rust

Nope that wasn’t in the wedding vows but I knew before I said “I do” that I was in for a lifetime of… Packer football (he’s a die hard fan) Ranger baseball (because there were no baseball teams in WI) fraternity reunions and road trips with kids and dogs I knew that he smoked andContinue reading “Darlin…You Love Me? Then You Must Love My Rust”

Some Things I Love Today.

Again we woke to icy roads, gray skies and sleet pelting my skylight. Another day in paradise…just a frame of mind right? What to do to keep from going bonkers when you know you are stuck in the house… Going to “Etsy” and looking for fun things to style up my walls sounds fun! Let’sContinue reading “Some Things I Love Today.”

So You Can’t Sew? …You Can Still Create!

I actually made my bed one day…but it needed something. I guess six pillows aren’t enough. I had some extra burlap, an extra pillow with no cover…an idea began to form. My left over burlap from another project was just wide enough for this no sew project. I really didn’t need to cut the lengthContinue reading “So You Can’t Sew? …You Can Still Create!”