CHARCOAL GRAY CHALK PAINTED WOODEN BOWLS

I've been wanting to try making my own chalk paint so I found that Lowe's had a great DIY.  I eventually want to paint a dresser but wanted to give it a  try on smaller projects so I can get the hang of it.  I decided to paint two vintage…

HAND DRAWN FEATHER ON WOOD SLICE

I purchased this wood slice at UrbanWood, a store in Ann Arbor, Michigan that sells reclaimed wood.  I was looking for wood to make a rustic dining room table and came across shelves of wood slices. I liked this on in particular because of the elongated shape...perfect to draw a feather…

BEAUTIFUL CROCHETED AFGHAN MADE BY MY MOM

I am so blessed to have my Mom.  She is the most beautiful person I know...she has such a beautiful heart.   Never a bad word about anyone...generous with all that she has. She likes to crochet.  She has created potholders, kitchen dish rags, Christmas ornaments, baby afghans and hats for…

HAND DRAWN FEATHER ON CARPENTER’S SCRAP WOOD

Drawing on scrap wood is a favorite of mine.  As you know, I love the look of wood but using salvaged wood as my canvas makes it even better. This particular piece of scrap wood is maple.  I purchased it at UrbanWood, a reclaimed wood warehouse where I was looking for wood…

LIST OF CREATIVE REUSE STORES WORLDWIDE

The “Art of Recycle” has created an amazing list of creative reuse stores worldwide. I am such an advocate of these stores that I wanted to create a list but came across the “Art of Recycle”, a store in Pennsylvania that had already generated an exhaustive list.  Find a store near you. No store?  Think about…