The drill handled junk style one board tool box build

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When Julie introduced the idea of all of us trying to build a tool box, my first thought was, “But I like old authentic stuff… and I can make most anything work that I find, so why build one?” Well, Miss Julie made me put my thinking cap on. I’ve never built one before, but […]

Junkin’ day with Granny and Grumpa

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Boy do I have a post and a half to show you today. My son and I deem Sundays as family day so we were  needing something to do. Then I remembered this place I had heard about from Karen at Ocean Soul. Apparently there was this amazing antiques place on a farm not more […]

SNS 83 shows off traditional picture frames used creatively

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #83 If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up which stays open indefinitely. Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you have all weekend to […]

Better care for cat #2 (plus hat winner and feature!)

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Most of you know by now about the loss of my 18 year old cat Beethoven that meant the world to me. You can catch up with the links below. Finding out The goodbye slide show Honoring our pets slide show and linkup party We are doing ok. Actually, better than I thought I would. […]

OUR latest loves

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Did you catch the latest little gem Miss Mustard Seed just scooped up? Well, I scooped up something ultra cool myself this past weekend! So what does a collector of fine antiques vs. a junker have in common anyway? Let’s do a little comparison of loves, shall we? Using her quotes and new toy as […]

The cutest little tool box that ever did live, ideas and a guest post

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   I received the cutest thing in the mail yesterday.  Isn’t this miniature tool box the coolest?!? Look closely at that handle. It’s a twig!  Naturally I had to get right into it and try the box out several ways.  Even something this minuscule can have important uses.    Check out the attention to Funky […]

SNS 82 honors Beethoven with a PETS linkup

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  Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #82 If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up which stays open indefinitely. Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you have all weekend […]

Lookin’ scrap happy with a Hats by Peach giveaway! (video)

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The giveaway event is now closed.  However please read on for a full video review of these wonderful hats and scarves I fully endorse!  Ohhhh… tell me you wouldn’t want to hug this amazing little fuzzy number right now.   Or how about this one? If you like all things soft and warm when going […]

The LONG list of outdoor DIY projects

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Yesterday was the first day it hadn’t rained in MONTHS. I head outdoors because quite frankly, staying inside while the sun shone wasn’t going to happen. That above photo is part of my birdhouse garden and looks lush and lovely. But believe you me, it’s indeed cropped left right and center. Augh. I haven’t even […]

Let’s build… a TOOL BOX! – Part 2 (tutorial)

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You are in for a treat!  Today, Julie from  follow your heart woodworking  is taking over to show us how to build a tool box the right way. Now just so you know, Julie isn’t a builder hack like me. I must make her grit her teeth when she looks at my stuff. 🙂 While […]