Category Archives: creative pursuits

Dresser renovation with old rulers

This is an old junky dresser I found on Craigslist, last Summer. My plan for it was to be a really cool vanity in our bathroom remodel, with a tiled top and a vessel sink. It was the perfect height and … Continue reading

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dining room furniture makeover

This is the “Before” photo (please do enjoy the view of our messy garage) but here you can see the curvy legs that first attracted me to this vintage (maple? pecan?) table. It was at the St Vincent de Paul, and … Continue reading

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send me a letter! shiny mailbox re-do

I have always painted our mailbox. Every home we’ve ever lived in. I would hate driving to the post office for a PO Box, but even worse? Not being able to give directions to new friends that state at the end “just … Continue reading

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burlap with vinyl quote, a picture re-make

I found a vinyl rub-on at the local craft store that had a wonderful reminder about the importance of Hope. (Bonus: it was only $5) I wasn’t willing to pay another $20 for the framing though, and came up with a … Continue reading

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burlap bag re-do

I have been puttering in my craft/sewing/scrapbook room a little bit. Just putting things away and happily re-discovering my creative side. It got buried deep the last few months, layers of the Summers fundraising-gardening-camping-running all piled up messily over the … Continue reading

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