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

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

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

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

Houseware Crafts, New Products, storage and organization, Uncategorized

Go small

So, last week was all about big and this week is all about smaller. The good thing about this slightly slower time of year is that I have time to play around and experiment (look for Positive Thinking: The Upside of Making No Money by Cheltenham Road - coming to your local Barnes and Noble… Continue reading Go small

New Products, storage and organization, Tips and Resources

Working Hard or Hardly Working? Becoming More Efficient in 2016

I'm not a New Year's Resolution kinda guy. But I do believe in goal setting. Cheltenham Road has been going well, but for 2016 I'm at a key point. I need to take the business to "the next level." I have lots of plans but first up is setting up life in such a way… Continue reading Working Hard or Hardly Working? Becoming More Efficient in 2016

Houseware Crafts, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, storage and organization, Tutorials, Uncategorized

I’m All About the Bling – Easy DIY Jewelry Holder Tutorial

So, apparently I - a non-jewelry wearer - am nonetheless a jewelry holder maker. Who knew? You may recall I recently made a jewelry holder for my friend Karla and shared it as my Mod Podge Rocks project.This got the Muse (Geralyn) thinking and she came up with a variation of her own and another… Continue reading I’m All About the Bling – Easy DIY Jewelry Holder Tutorial

House Tour, room makeover, storage and organization

Tiny Bathroom Makeover: DONE!

So. A long time ago in a makeover far, far away I started work on the teeny tiny bathroom just off my office. I got the ball rolling, got it pretty much all the way done and then, as I often do, got distracted by something sparkly. And there it sat. The most expensive makeover… Continue reading Tiny Bathroom Makeover: DONE!

Craft and Handmade Shows, Halloween, Mod Podge Rocks Projects, storage and organization, Tutorials, Use What You've Got Projects

DIY Magnetic Memo Board and…….Halloween?

I, David,  the man who has recently managed to goof up what day he has a big craft show will now speak of organization techniques. Stop laughing. Seriously.  It's one of my (many) summer goals:   Get organized (or re-organized 'cause I was, at one point, pretty well organized)   Get work-flow streamlined, and FIND… Continue reading DIY Magnetic Memo Board and…….Halloween?