Sun City West, AZ

I am retired after spending the last 20 years of my work life as a funder and advocate for low income and special needs housing in Washington State. After I retired I traveled the US pulling my little travel trailer and visiting a zillion thrift stores and gathering as much as I could hold. I decorated my house using the stuff I gathered. I have been "thrifting" since I was in the 6th grade...I love the joy of finding a treasure and the "hunt" that comes before. Although I write and sing, my primary channel for my creative side is using my house as my pallet. I'm looking forward to seeing how others express their creativity.

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Member Since: 06/10/2010

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Screen door Garden Gate

I started with an old window frame. I added the screen, the corner embellishments, the cross piece and the red "door knob"....then painted and hung the Welcome sign. Now it is the side entrance to...

Recent comments

Re: Rust anything!

Love this idea, would really work here in AZ. Rust in in! Does the iron paint come in spray form?? Is it immediately rusty?

Re: My Spring Mantel...aqua glass, jars and lots a JUNK!!

Love that you used barbed wire, gave me some ideas for a big role of barbed wire I found in a junkyard this past summer. It is a great look. Well done.