Thrifted Moroccan Styled Candle Holder Into Simple Lamp

While on our usual trip to the local thrift stores, Angie spotted this brass candle holder. Immediately, she thought “This would make a great lamp.” Sure enough, it does make a great lamp and it was a quick one too! Continue reading “Thrifted Moroccan Styled Candle Holder Into Simple Lamp”

Finally Getting The Garden Ready

I’ll start off by saying I’m tired. Sweet Joe’s cooking up some food and I’m upstairs writing this post. This is real life as it’s Sunday, May 14 at 7:05 p.m. I’m happy and tired by the way. Not a glum tired. We worked in the yard ALL day and while I’d love to finish my secretary (it’s done!) and numerous other projects, I really need to get my butt in gear with the garden.

It isn’t anything special but, I’m proud of what we accomplished today and I hope you’re out there accomplishing what you need to get done. Not enough time in the day, right? Continue reading “Finally Getting The Garden Ready”

Rummage Sale Finds & A Quick Project

Like most DIYers I love a good deal. In other words, I’m extremely cheap. I never know if I’m going to keep a refurbished piece of furniture or a repurposed thrift store find so when it comes to spending money, I want to make sure I’m not going to lose any if I decide to sell. So, when we walk into a church rummage sale as they’re saying, “fill a bag for $5,” my eyes widen, my stance is strong, and I’ve never moved so fast. Continue reading “Rummage Sale Finds & A Quick Project”