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beach frame

I'm a silly person (it's possible this has dawned on you previously) And I have a question. Is it wrong to do projects just out of spite? Because I think I just did. Welcome to Spite Crafting with Cheltenham Road Backstory:  I can be a bit over-thrifty.  I don't like to spend money. Total Truth: I… Continue reading beach frame

DIY Furniture Projects, Tips and Resources

How To Repair Damaged Furniture

This is the promised follow-up post about poor, patient Geralyn's little sewing cabinet thingy. As you may recall - it was in pretty bad shape Iffy finish and a big chunk taken out of the wood on one corner. As you also may recall, several years ago I did a post about repairing damaged furniture with… Continue reading How To Repair Damaged Furniture

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Sewing Cabinet Makeover with Milk Paint and Mod Podge Transfer

My name is David and I am your Plaid Craft Ambassador. I promise to keep things civil, try to hear all sides of the argument and I hope we can come to some consensus on the issue to prevent an outright craft war. OK, actually, I want to reiterate that Plaid provided me with craft supplies for… Continue reading Sewing Cabinet Makeover with Milk Paint and Mod Podge Transfer

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Children’s Chair Makeover Tutorial and a huge THANK YOU!

First of all a HUGE THANK YOU to all of you who went out and pinned (and favorited which was very kind as well) stuff from Etsy. Etsy is going through a bunch of behind-the-scenes changes and it's sort of messing with my views on there but I just have to show you something. These… Continue reading Children’s Chair Makeover Tutorial and a huge THANK YOU!

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Mini Dresser Vintage Camera Project

Recently a blogger, describing a project that was giving her some difficulty, used the phrase "I enjoy a good challenge." That sounded good - character building even - encountering problems and through patience and skill rising above them. And I suddenly realized something. I do not, in fact, "enjoy a good challenge." No, I prefer… Continue reading Mini Dresser Vintage Camera Project

DIY Furniture Projects, Tutorials, Uncategorized, Use What You've Got Projects

Make a Rustic Wood Sign that Doubles as a Coat Rack. UWUG Project #6

I know that none of you will believe me if I say that old dresser is still yielding scrap wood for projects....BUT IT IS! So welcome to Use What Ya Got Project #6. I'd became fixated on the idea of making a vintage looking sign that would say "Cabins for Rent." Do you ever do… Continue reading Make a Rustic Wood Sign that Doubles as a Coat Rack. UWUG Project #6