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...

Yesterday and Today 0

Yesterday and Today

When I was younger I climbed trees, played baseball and football, and played with snakes – I did not play with dolls, play house or do cheerleading; After I got married I became a...

Dr. Oz – Think yourself thin… 0

Dr. Oz – Think yourself thin…

According to Dr. Oz and Michelle May (Eat What You Love and Love What You Eat) we can be taught to think ourselves skinny.  They did an experimental walkthrough with their audience using M&Ms....