Repurposed Tray & City Map

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This old tray was perfect for serving up my inspiration for its new look. Although the picture is quite pretty, it wasn’t part of my plan.  Continue reading “Repurposed Tray & City Map”

Cake Shop Kitchen Rack

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This old wooden rack and towel holder was in search of a new lease on life. So that’s exactly what it got!  Meet “CAKESHOP 1988,” my new utensil and towel rack.

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Pomp & Circumstance: Handmade Graduation Gifts

Is your child graduating?  Whether you’ll be crying for joy at their college commencement, high school graduation or even their kindergarten ceremony, here are several great DIY ideas to cherish this special occasion.

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The Best Mother’s Day Gift

With everyone’s busy lives, I’m glad the calendar tells us to take one day to celebrate Mom. However, my Mom says “everyday is Mother’s Day,” and I tend to agree with her. Hopefully, your children tell you they love you more than just one day a year!

This Mother’s Day, lavish your Mom with more than a hug and kiss–give her several! And if you still want to give her something else, make a handmade gift that she will treasure always.

Here is an art canvas I made for my Mom several years ago.  It’s still one of my most favorite projects EVER. Since we have two daughters, I created this project showcasing  my Mom and me, and years later, my own daughters.

Gifts for Mother's Day

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