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    Home & Garden,  Living Simply,  Upcycling

    Garden Planter – Paint letters without a Stencil

    This fun and sweet upcycled metal kettle planter idea with a hand-painted saying is perfect for your porch or patio.  You don’t need a fancy cutting machine for this project! I’m going to show you how to paint letters without a stencil. Although Mother Nature has not quite gotten with the Spring weather program here, I am itching to get my hand hands dirty, gardening and freshening up our outdoor living spaces.  Looking on the bright side, the one good thing about the warmer weather being delayed is that it gives me more time to brainstorm ideas and actually get to one or two of the many projects I have…

  • Fashion & Accessories,  Upcycling

    Upcycle Your Old Jewelry

    If you’ve ever made jewelry, you know how expensive a “quick” trip to Michaels can be! You go in with the intention of looking for “just a few things” for your project and before you know it, you’re at the cash with a basket-load of blingy goodies, scrolling through your phone for a coupon to reduce your $68 purchase! Go Treasure Hunting If you are like most, you have a box or drawer full of costume jewelry that you once loved but don’t wear anymore. Maybe it’s broken, maybe you don’t like it, or maybe it’s just gawd awful ugly! Why not remake your jewelry? Think about it, you might…


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