Archives for April 2015

Neon Clipboard Transformation – Just a Bit of Whimsy for the Craft Room

Neon Clipboard Transformation – Just a Bit of Whimsy for the Craft Room

I have a super easy craft - well, I probably shouldn't even use the word "craft". It's not really a craft. More of a 15 second change up.   While walking through Walmart, I always walk through the office supplies department.   Have you seen the black lucite clipboards for $2.44 that were accented with neon clips? Oh boy. Neon. perfect for my new craft room. Perfect for a little bit of decoration. At first I thought I would use Mod Podge and scrapbook paper, but then while walking through a dollar bill store I saw Continue reading

Brush Paint Vs. Spray Paint – Before and After Nightstand

Brush Paint Vs. Spray Paint – Before and After Nightstand

I have a before and after antique nightstand redo for you today.   And it only cost $1.25.   BUT, let it be known...next time I tell you I'm going to brush paint a piece of furniture using traditional paint, please stop me. Seriously. Stop me.   I thought I'd give it a whirl but the whirl turned into a relentless week of painting because the tanins bled through.   It was on my kitchen island. For a week.   I like to use spray paint when I want a smooth Continue reading

Decorative Peg Board – Craft Room Decor

Decorative Peg Board – Craft Room Decor

"Find out who you are and do it on purpose," ~ Dolly Parton.   Imagine a place where your most inner self can feel at peace. For some it's in their garage restoring an automobile. Others it's behind a pulpit, sitting in front of a MAC or Pfaff sewing machine.   Do you have a place like that?   Possibly, if you are reading this you may be "one of us."  THOSE people that are happiest with a can of spray paint in their hand leaning over an old beat up piece of furniture...or shutter...or Continue reading