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Craft Booth Set Up Part II: What About Me?!

Next up in my craft booth journey: The Sales Table! (I know!  Exciting!) In my booth I always mean to carve out a nice space for me.  A place where I can stand attentively, check people out (I mean transactions, not judging their outfits....though, lets be honest, I'm gonna do that too) and have some… Continue reading Craft Booth Set Up Part II: What About Me?!

Houseware Crafts, Plaid Ambassador, storage and organization, Tips and Resources, Tutorials, Use What You've Got Projects

Quick and Easy Desk Organizer Makeover

I seem to have accumulated (through no fault of my own I assure you) a lot of....stuff.  Bits and pieces - parts of grandiose plans that somehow, before they were fully grandios-ed, got supplanted by a different, even better, grandiose plan. For instance,  a while ago, I got all excited and purchased a bunch of… Continue reading Quick and Easy Desk Organizer Makeover

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I Have Triumphed! (Also Happy Valentines Day)

So everyone says the key to a successful blogging relationship is consistency. Blog regularly. Post on a set schedule.  Always post on the same day. ......Happy Friday everyone! OK, when last we met I was experiencing some….let’s call them minor hiccups on my road to sliding-drawer kitchen organization nirvana. I had this. I wanted this.… Continue reading I Have Triumphed! (Also Happy Valentines Day)

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Kitchen Organization (First Attempt)

I have several alternate titles for this blog post Why did I do that? My house is annoying. Is this really a good use of time? Biting off more than you can chew.  The Danger of Tiny Mouth Syndrome. As you may have surmised, I have encountered some set-backs on the road to today's (planned)… Continue reading Kitchen Organization (First Attempt)

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Rustic, Distressed Paint Finish with the Folk Art Coastal Paints

The good folks at Plaid sent me some more paint: Folk Art Coastal The paints are super-thick and you can use them to create a textured, weathered effect. I was eager to try them out. I just needed a project and that's when things got....complicated. So I ask you to bear with me as this… Continue reading Rustic, Distressed Paint Finish with the Folk Art Coastal Paints

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Farmhouse Style Shelf Idea

Thanks so much for all the kind words about my new focus (and for not virtually patting me on the head).  I truly appreciated it. But I want to assure you that the blog isn't going to turn into a place where all I talk about and make are gifts.  As my wise brother-in-law Rich pointed… Continue reading Farmhouse Style Shelf Idea

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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