Rules of the House 0

Rules of the House

These house rules were instituted around January and they have been working very well.  We have this poster hanging on the wall above the kids computers for them to see at all times.  They...

The antique frame end result 0

The antique frame end result

Well, I went with a more traditional finish to the frame – a simple photo (one of mine).  I went with this photo because the horizon is so dark that it looks black and...

Not again… 0

Not again…

Well my kids do love me and tend to share EVERYTHING with me. So for the third time in two months I am sick. Fortunately for my readers I prepost as much as possible...

Pieced together 0

Pieced together

Yesterday’s post dealt with some unstretched canvas photos I had and didn’t know what to do with.  So today’s post is two more of those unstretched canvas just pieced together on some foam board...

I am the best mom in the world… 0

I am the best mom in the world…

Well at least according to the kids… I’ll take what I can get. So this is how I have achieved that status: I fix their clothes; I make them into something else; or I...

Antique Frame 2

Antique Frame

One of the things I love to do is buy frames.  Any frame that captures my eye.  Sometimes I leave them as is and just replace the picture with mine – sometimes I redo...

Sephora’s baby bed 0

Sephora’s baby bed

This was a very simple project but since I was lazy about it and didn’t sand it at all – it took coat after coat of paint to finish it.  I should have spent...

The desk chair 0

The desk chair

This chair was a free chair.  It is ugly but very sturdy.  AND – best of all, Anthony needed a chair for his new desk.  So this chair fit the bill nicely.  I should...

Anthony’s surprise desk 0

Anthony’s surprise desk

So I thought this project would take longer than it did but guess not… Of course my plans were a little more elaborate than the end result but Anthony likes it just like this.  Apparently...

Sounds of the Rainforest 0

Sounds of the Rainforest

This is a team building exercise that I participated in during a conference.  It requires at least 20 people and as many as hundreds.  It also requires some sort of a hard surface for...