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Painting Tips

In my family I have become the painter.  I have painting skills after years and years of practice and endless projects.  I also have a love/hate relationship with it.  If I can get in the painting zone I really enjoy it and it is relaxing.  But then sometimes the project gets long and I start… Read More »

Vintage christmas sled

Vintage Christmas Sled

  A few months ago we spotted a vintage sled in a garbage pile on the side of the road.  I have always loved the way they look, so we grabbed it, knowing we could do something with it.   Needless to say, it wasn’t very pretty.  I wiped it down well and then put… Read More »


Vintage Chest

I have a confession to make: I LOVE to find free stuff. LOVE IT! The city we moved to last year has a once a month large garbage collection. Which means that lots of people put out useful, outdated, solid wood pieces and even ugly pieces of furniture. Sometimes all they need is a good… Read More »