I absolutely ♥ love ♥ vintage suitcases and have set about collecting them for the past six months. We have a stack of suitcases on display, and for sale in our gift shop. My husband found a pair of old metal school desk legs for free at a garage sale. What luck! We had what we needed to create a really neat up-cycled 'Vintage Suitcase End Table'. Here are pictures of the finished product. The suitcase pictured we found at a store called 'Antique & Unique' in Fairmont, MN. Here are the steps I used to create...
I purchased the ammunition box off a local swap site and knew it would be a really fun project. Originally it was used as a toolbox for a local stone mason. Check out how we transformed this from a dirty used toolbox into a Parisian inspired shabby chic blanket/storage box on casters perfect for any room. Step-by-step instructions with pictures.
The following article contains the steps I followed to create an 'American Flag' by upcycling/repurposing old baby crib springs. Step-by-step instructions with pictures.
I love the thrill of what people call "junking" or "antiquing". My whole brain becomes like a pinball machine with the ball pinging against each of the bumpers and metal targets. I like to touch (yes, I am one of those) ... check out my mini junk jaunt - where I went and what I found.
When my Grandparents were moving out of their home, and downsizing into another home, I was given a framed prayer titled "A Mother's Prayer". My Grandmother had it hanging in her home for many years. ... enjoy this FREE PRINTABLE