Embroidery · Paint jobs · Thrifting and antiquing

We all live in a something something something…

I popped into the post office antiques mall at Ladysmith today, intending to look for an Egyptian touristy ottoman I saw last time I was there. Of course, it was gone, lol, it’s been a while. As was the State of Texas rusty iron fireplace gate. Knew I should have coughed up the $150 for… Continue reading We all live in a something something something…

Misc. DIY · Paint jobs · Thrifting and antiquing

DIY Project: Thrift Store Lamp

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. Found this lovely little carved and painted lamp base at Value Village. The bottom was broken and had obviously been glued before (see above), but I figured I could try again. I kinda baulked at the $25… Continue reading DIY Project: Thrift Store Lamp

Decorating · Misc. DIY · Thrifting and antiquing

DIY Project: Gallery wall in the spare room, phase 1

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. (Previous spare room stuff here and here.) So the finished wall is above because I forgot to take a before pic… basically the only thing there was the big sailing painting (found at Value Village a year… Continue reading DIY Project: Gallery wall in the spare room, phase 1