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Crafting

Here's the deal. Crafting is fun. No really. It is. It's fun to make some crap out of some old crap. Except crafting is even better when it is useful. And Easy. So for instance. I needed a file…


I Am That Person

You know the person who you see crawling into dumpsters because "I could make something with that" I am that person What you are looking at is old gym floor from the University. Orr possibly the…


Recent Project

Again I've been hitting the ground running and here's a project I've been working on lately. It's just a spray painted old metal milk crate. At least I think it was a milk crate. It has DEANS…


How to Make a Picture Window

This isn't your traditional picture window. Let it go. It's a window. With pictures in it. Step one buy old window. Don't have one? Go to the following places: Auctions Auctions Garage Sales Garbage…


Scrabble Table

I have a really bad habit of buying things for ALL THE PROJECTS and not finishing them.  It's a bad habit. My goal is to keep finishing projects before I add any really large projects. I'm…


Lemon Pepper Pasta

Handsome and I are doing a pantry challenge. What the hell is a pantry challenge. It translates loosely to saving money and eating everything out of your pantry that way. 1. You eat your food before…


Jewelry

Jewelry Is a hard word to spell. More than though. It's a mess. Because it's small and somewhat fragile, and pointy. Have you ever stepped on an earring? The emotions range from extreme pain to…


Christmas Gift- Homemade Part Two

This gift, you must forgive me I don't have steps or the process or even the sewing. It was just a simple fortkit. I made one for each family with about the same age kids. Each kid consisted of a…


Homemade Christmas Gift Part One

This Christmas I tried to give all homemade or thrifted Christmas gifts. Which means yes, I did not buy your gift at the store. And yes there is a chance someone used it before you. But I think I…


Cheap Date Idea

The other day handsome and I were both extremely bogged down with a lot of work and prior engagements that did not include each other. That is my living room. That is also our date night. You see…


DIY

Etsy is blowing up with these AMAZING chalk boards made by folks who like bright colors and intricate designs. I thought how cool. In fact I thought, I want one. Which made me then say, I want to…


New Apartment

This is currently our dining room chair. No not our dining room table and chair. You see this sucker needed some work. Mainly getting that awkward desk off. Which would have been relatively easy if…


Jewelry is a Mess

I hate jewelry. Mostly because I don't wear it that often. Okay that is a lie. I hate jewelry because well it's natural habitat is one large pile. Either in a bowl, or on a counter. On a sink. Hell…