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...

Anthony’s Desk 0

Anthony’s Desk

So – this is the $11 desk deal I picked up.  Can’t you just hear it – SAVE ME!  Anthony has decided he wants it to be hunter green.  Saturday we will get started and...

Photography and Repurposing 0

Photography and Repurposing

I love photography – and I love my camera.  Somehow things just capture so much more when you can relive them.  The photo below was a photo from Wells Beach in Maine – it...

The matching decoupage accessories 0

The matching decoupage accessories

While re-doing the end table drawers I also made some matching ceramic coasters and a matching faux IPod charging station. Now the kids IPods have a place to return to at the end of...

The dreaded end tables – just couldn’t take it 0

The dreaded end tables – just couldn’t take it

It has been a couple weeks since I refinished that end table (actually two) that had the fish eye problem on the drawers. I figured I could live with it for a while but...