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REPURPOSED JUNK INTO A GREAT KITCHEN ISLAND!

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Hi , so happy you have dropped in! How many of you have furniture, wooded shelves just stashed away hoping you may use it again one day? In my case I had a Bakers Rack that had seen better days and some  very old wooden shelves that were in a vintage cabinet that got destroyed in a storm.

So I got to thinking I need a bigger kitchen island, the holidays are soon approaching  and I just know that I will be cooking up a storm! So I rambled around and came up with these three items,

 I used 2 of the large wooden shelves, cleaned them and a light sanding .

What I did with the bakers rack , I scrapped  and sanded the rust gave it a spray of rust lock so no further rust would come back. I took out my sawzaw and cu the top away from the bottom base. I can still use the rack on a different piece of furniture so I saved that. Once everything was prepped I gave the base a good coat of Rust Oleum Black spray paint and if any of you have ever tried their products I give a full 5 Stars , its amaz…

Welcome to Fall at home!

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Welcome so nice of you to stop in!  Everyone is falling for Fall Im sure so many family oriented fun days ahead. Fall is a great beginning of many celebrations to come as we give thanks for our families ,friends and wonderful Holidays. So come on in make yourself at home! Some things I made such as the Signs, table runner , living room curtains and pillows, wreaths and rag garlands.



































A FALL FARMHOUSE STYLE WREATH MADE FROM scraps & lids What?!

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Hi and welcome ! nice of you to stop by. I know everyone would love to have something nice and not pay a high price so today I want to share a wreath that I have crafted using.....

 Yes .....just some plastic tops that I have been saving , also a duvet cover that has seen its day , a scrap piece of wood some stencils and a wire base all of which I have on hand.
 After ripping the pieces of material I  gave all the lids a lick of dark paint ya see these will be the pumpkins yep pumpkins
 And there you have it not much to it … one the paint was dry I added some shading with a bit of white and orange, don't worry if you cant paint pumpkins well there are several examples on the internet for you to see.
 Not to bad for free with a bit of imagination


This wreath will be hung on the front gate so it will have to weather the storms!  Will you be giving this a try? So the checklist for this project is scrap material and wood scrap , some lids, a base, paint hotglue , and what ever else y…

Welcome to my Homemade, thrifted and $ store Autumn Kitchen!

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Welcome , Happy Fall …..I so love this time of year it enhances such wonderful Fall favorites such as baking Pumpkin delights, tasty coffees  and of course hot weather meals. So I wanted to share some very inexpensive ways  to add fall décor for little or no money and perhaps using resources around the house , With just a tad of imagination a trip to the thriftstore, $ Tree you can do this!

Come on in, wish I could offer you a caramel pumpkin coffee and fresh baked cinnamon bun! So some of the items I had the jeweled corn and mini clothes pins come from $ Tree, Fabrics, a big bag of faux leaves, come from the Thrift store.




 Made the shabby Farmhouse rag pumpkin, just a couple of Acorns hanging in the window
 I crafted the rag wreath


 Love making different areas such as Apple here

 Fall is a great time to gather all your cooking items for holiday cooking
 Beaded corn and some raffia


 Just a simple leaf garland around the hanging basket

 I found these super tiny clothes pins at $ tree …