Nothing says "fall" like an upcycled turkey made out of thrift store junk. This one is built with an old colander, a battered pot and a garden sprinkler.
Make easy and inexpensive concrete pumpkins by putting a layer of Henry FeatherFinish skimcoat over Styrofoam pumpkins from a thrift store.
Junk turkey season is here! I'm digging into my cache of collected kitchen castoffs and assembling them into something resembling a Thanksgiving bird.
A vintage typewriter table gets a modern farmhouse-style update with black chalk paint and grain sack stripes.
Underneath this cute little numbered drawer set was a sad plastic hardware organizer just waiting for a makeover.
By now, my husband really should know better than to leave plywood laying around out in the open inside our garage where anybody who lives here can steal it. If he wants to keep the plywood for his own use he should hide it somewhere out of sight, amirite? Anyhoo, in a related matter, here's …
Today's snowstorm kept me home from work and school and gave me a chance to finally finish a craft project I had started before Christmas: a mini winter village.
Happy new year, blog friends. As 2018 winds to a close, I'm taking a look back on some of the past year's blog highlights.
I finished building another junk turkey, just (barely) before my self-imposed Thanksgiving deadline. This was my starting point this time. You know how some people look at clouds and see animals or objects in them? That's how I look at thrift store kitchen gadgets. But instead of seeing animals or objects, I see turkey parts. When …
If it's November, it's time to make the Thanksgiving bird. Here are the ingredients I used to make mine: And here's what he ended up looking like when he was all done: I call him "TurkeyBot 2018." The idea for this guy started with a vintage aluminum juicer that I found in a thrift store. …