Newman, CA, US

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Ive been making all sorts of things since I was little. Being raised on a farm there was lots of room for creativity & imagination. A country girl at heart, then living in many different places, I have a broad range of what I consider Treasure. From a shiny piece of sea glass on Jewel Beach in Kodiak Alaska to a cup of Cuban Coffee in Miami Florida, then settling back in California, I have found treasure everywhere. But my heart belongs to the past. I love all things old & the hunt to find them. Whether to enjoy them as they are or to find a new purpose, I just cant get enough.

Member Since: 12/12/2011

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Faux Brick Walkway

I've wanted to do this for years, ever since I saw it in an issue of Handyman Magazine. They used a 6'' roller and special cement paint. I just tweaked the materials and directions a bit to make it...

Use What You Have

I'm currently revamping my bedroom into a bed/craft room. It's a slow process but I'm enjoying it. Being of the frugal movement, I am using what I have. The women of the Great Depression in...

Shell to Full Fugure

From a shell of a mannequin to a full body for under a dollar. I love it when I can use what I already have!

Redesigned Christmas Ornaments

I couldn't pass up boxes marked 10 cents of glass ornaments at a garage sale. But 8 boxes? Here are just a few of the transformations I've done.

Recent comments

Re: Another Ball Jar Idea...

OMG! So clever and adorable!

Re: Use What You Have

Thank you

Re: Faux Brick Walkway

Thank you

Re: From Pickle jar to this.

Love the color and images. Great job!

Re: Mystery Machine Mason Jar Challenge Entry

Too cute! Who doesn't love Scooby Doo!

Re: Taking the "Challenge"...Broken Lantern to Ball Jar "Snow Globe"...

Great idea! Simply adorable!

Re: My newly designed booth pictures

Forget the page garland, can I barrow YOU to do my space!!??
You have the touch my friend! I, on the other hand......eh LOL

Re: "Plain Jane" gets a face lift

Beautiful. Amazing job on the fleur de lis.!

Re: Filmstrip Door

Very cool indeed!

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

Simple yet stunning!! Love the battery jars, never seen them before. Complement one of my favs, old blue masons, perfectly!

Re: Summer Deck made from Pallets


Re: glass mosaic

Love this!! I'm going to have to try it!

Re: Garden Gate Valance

I'm in love!!!

Re: Christmas Lantern

Love this! Clever

Re: Vintage Rag Racket Signage - yeah that sounds good lol


Re: Money Bag Tutorial for Vendors


Re: Upcycled "Bird Island" Water Fountain

WOW! I love it!

Re: Shell to Full Fugure

Thank you!

Re: Redesigned Christmas Ornaments

Thank you all for your sweet comments. Believe it or not the paint soaked righ off in water, yep just plain warm water. I'm kind of impatient so i helped it by wiping the outside. The inside was another story. Almost all of it soaked off, but there were a ferw areas where it stayed. I put in some rice with a bit of water and shook it. That removed all but 2 small spots. I used a small bebdable brush for those. The glass felt so thin, thought I'd break them, but all turned out ok.

Re: Happy Accidents

I love it!! It works perfectly and looks amazing! Thanks for sharing