Member Since: 02/20/2009

Subscribe to my RSS Feed


Cabinet doors make great wall art!

Here are 2 projects I completed in just a few days - both of which were made from cabinet doors I bought at Habitat for Humanity's Restore.  They were both in such good shape I didn't need to...

Silver plated tray turned beachy chic

Here I tried my hand at a little tiling and painting over silverplated tray.  I'm sure I'll get better at this, but this piece took me over a week to make - I was so afraid of goofing up that I...

Recent comments

Re: Wine cork bird house

Great idea! What kind of adhesive did you use? And are you really goign to put it outside?

Re: Flexible Flyer Fun

How did you affix the wagon body to the reclaimed wood frame?


If it is lined with metal, it looks to me like it might be an ember box, or scuttle box, or tinder ash box. Especially since it has a hole to let it hang by the hearth, it would be a convenient and safe method to shovel out the cinders or embers from a fireplace, cover it with the sliding top, and dispose of them. Then it would hang to the side of the hearth until it was needed again. Just an idea.

Re: Garden Memo-Board

How did you secure the garden fencing to the bulletin board? And is that fabric just stapled onto the corkboard? What a great idea! I'd love to make one of these for my dear friend who's a garden-oholic.

Re: Antique Typewriter Lamp

Ooooh, I need to make this! I bought a very similar typewriter for $2 recently and haven't been able to justify it as a "dust collector" on a surface in our house. If I could turn it into a lamp for our stalled basement redecorating project, (but I've never made a lamp before), that would solve 2 problems. Care to share your how-to steps?

Re: starship birdhouse

My Star Trek fan of a husband would get a kick out of this! What a great creative adaptation!

A great picture would be if a goldfinch (gold shirt - command level) or cardinal (red shirt - security & engineering) would perch on the front of the bridge and look like the Captain or other officer!

Re: Upcycled festive mirror, made from the left behinds

This is fabulous! How did you attach the bulbs so they don't get crushed or fall out?

Re: Curb Find

Wow - Looks great! Did you have to make the top and top drawer? If so, please give some details on how you did this. It came out beautifully! - Karen