Save the yogurt at the bottom of the container from your breakfast to make instant aged clay pots. The last time I did this, I was wearing bellbottoms and had beads hanging from my bedroom door. This is an old idea, and it needs to make a comeback, along with bellbottoms. Don’t you think? Every new clay pot that walks in our house gets an aged style before ever seeing a plant or herb. I’ve used paint, mud, and lime to age pots. Now I’m trying my leftover ... Read the Post
Do you wonder what to buy in thrift stores? I'm going to help you embrace the dusty, disorganized, tattered, and torn and find treasures. I walk into a dress store and wander, browse, and I become lost at what to buy. Is this dress last season or too young for me. I think I'm an old season. 👵 Then I walk into a thrift store and hold onto my pocketbook!!!! I'm going shopping!!! I have departments that I head straight for in my favorite local thrift shops. Books are first, then ... Read the Post
You’ll enjoy this idea for peat pots if you’re a gardener or not. I'm not a gardener, but I adore the rustic look of these little pots. So I did this… Let’s start with; I’m not a gardener. I can not grow anything other than herbs. But I like the look of peat pots. The rustic texture and uneven edges are right up my alley. I buy them each spring to start my herbs. Leftovers are for DIY projects. This project adds to the rustic old look of the pot, plus it’s inexpensive. You’ll have plenty ... Read the Post
How to make DIY transfer stickers and get your stuff labeled in your style beautifully and inexpensively. It's more popular than ever to label everything. How many boxes are in your home, and you have no idea what's inside? Labels are beautiful and in so many styles and cost so much! Instead of spending money on labels, let's make some beautiful ones. What are transfer stickers? Transfer stickers are images and/or text cut into shape with a sticky back. You can have custom ... Read the Post
What to do with old books and add a bit of style to your decor When I was very young, my favorite book for grandpa to read to me was the little red hen. It may not have been the story that I liked so much, as the sounds he made for the farm animals. Mike says the story ruined me. It is about a hen asking for help, then the other barn animals say no, she does it herself. Two things are found in every thrift store. Stacks of old wood frames and shelves bulging with books. Stop ... Read the Post
This white wreath has three awesome things. One, it's inexpensive. Two, it's super duper easy to make. Three, it's excellent in a bubble bath. The supplies came from our local dollar store. Except I bought zip ties from Amazon. Supplies to gather 14-inch wire wreath frame 12 bath scrubbies or poufs Small zip ties Wire clippers or craft scissors I have no idea how this wreath hopped in my head. My goal was to find a bath soap holder. One of those plastic containers to keep the ... Read the Post
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