creativity, rustic, Upcycle, vintage, whimsey

The Door-Part 2

    “Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.”~ Eugene O’Neil Salvaged from a shed, the door is a simple piece of architecture. That’s probably the reason it caught my fancy, once upon a time. Years later, I’m still bewitched by the […]

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creativity, DIY, Upcycle, vintage, whimsey

Posh Paper Pennants

Posh Paper Pennants   Ever wondered what to do with leftover card stock pieces from an unfinished scrapbook project? If you whirl like me, you have the best intentions, gather the supplies, only to start and leave the project for another date. And another. And another. A talented lady invited me for coffee one morning […]

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creativity, DIY, Upcycle, vintage

Suitcase Redo

“There was no where to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.” ~ Jack Kerouac, On the Road Found at a local flea market~ this lovely “madmen” style Samsonite suitcase. I should have walked away, instead I lingered. It stood on the grass, bumped up beside a stack of empty gilded frames and […]

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beautiful words, creativity, grandmother, heart, love, Upcycle, whimsey

Tattered Beauty

It’s in my blood, an old soul courses through my veins: a deep yearning to keep the past. The mission- to salvage and redo all that is shabby and worn. Repurpose and restore the tattered, the scrapped, and elevate the flawed. This pull to find imperfect beauty is an inescapable ache to preserve and cherish. It […]

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ancestry, creativity, heart, Upcycle

Junking

has taken the concept of hosting a simple “Garage Sale” to a whole new level. Imagine farm fields, their grassy carpets filled with hip vendors perched on chippy stools, smiling under sparkling white tents. Barns filled with stitched banners made from aged bark cloth, floral, and linen announce, Little Olde This or That. A vintage […]

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