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
Happy New Year one and all! I hope the beginning of 2017 is treating you all well. The big new here is that it's raining in Southern California. THIS. IS. AWESOME! THIS. IS. MESSING. UP. ALL. MY. PLANS! So, rather than working outside I've been hibernating a bit and binge watching Parks and Recreation on… Continue reading 2017 Meet 2002!
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
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
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!
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
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