Large Rustic Clock

MyLove2Create, Large Rustic Clock

You know the phrase "copying is the highest form of flattery"?  Well it is true, and my Large Rustic Clock is proof. My compliments go to the person who designed Pottery Barn's Rustic Wood and Iron Clock, because I think it is awesome.   In fact, I loved it so much that I decided to make my own, but on a much larger scale. It is not exactly the same, but it totally filled my need for a large rustic industrial clock, and it works!  My kids were pretty amazed that it actually tells … [Read more...]

Catch as Catch Can 194

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Welcome to another party. The time is just flying by! I do finally have my Christmas tree, up, but have yet to wrap a single present. Hoping to get that all taken care of in the next two days as Jamie, Andy and Lucy arrive Saturday evening. I have some great features to inspire you tonight. I hope you find something to put on your “to do” list! … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Easel using Cabinet Doors

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I love a great DIY chalkboard easel.  I have made a couple of repurposed crib chalkboard easels, but at this time I didn’t have any good crib ends.   I have had  two matching oversized unfinished cabinet doors for over a year.   I ripped some 1x’s to frame out the doors and make legs. I used my Kreg Jig to drill pocket holes to frame out the cabinet doors (chalkboards). … [Read more...]

Recent Finds (I was bored edition)

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  It’s been a while since I’ve gone thrift shopping.  I felt the urge to get out of the house last week, so I’m going to show you some of the things that caught my eye. These were nice ammo boxes, but they weren’t very deep.  $15 each. … [Read more...]

DIY Tree Skirt using a Vintage Sheet

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Hi I am Anne from White Lace Cottage. First I wanted to thank Gail for inviting me to her beautiful blog to share this very easy to make,no sew Shabby Chic DIY tree skirt. I know many of you probably know how to sew,or have a sewing machine. But this project is for someone like me who does not yet own a sewing machine,but wanted to make a tree skirt. This no sew shabby chic tree skirt,it is super easy to make. … [Read more...]

Catch as Catch Can 193

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December is just flying by!  Christmas will be here before you know it.  I’m sure you’ve decorated every nook and cranny—I have yet to even put up the tree.  I will probably do it this weekend.  Speaking of the weekend, our weather is suppose to be sunny and 50°, so hopefully I can get some work done on projects! Enough rambling, here are the great features from last week . . . … [Read more...]

HomeRight Digital Temperature Heat Gun Ideas and GIVEAWAY

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of HomeRight.com which means that there is a giveaway at the end of the post.  Make sure you enter after you read all my tips.  You WILL want one of these sweet toys. Heat Gun Ideas I bought this clock a YEAR ago as a Christmas present.  Little did I know that it didn’t work.  I seriously can’t believe I paid so much for it. But I should tell you that when I got it out this year to fix, I didn’t remember that it didn’t work.  I thought the only … [Read more...]