Lake Geneva, WI, US

I am an avid junque collector and love to turn trash to treasure. Im also a gardening fanatic and a lot of my creations do end up in my garden as well as in my house. Besides gardening and curb-shopping, I am an artist, jewelry designer, DIY'er, sewing and crocheting nut, wife and mom.

Gender: Female

Birthday: 12/03/1972

Member Since: 02/28/2010

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Beach Glass Jewelry

One of my favorite things to do is collect beach glass (sea glass) and beach stones.  I have buckets and boxes of this stuff from the 2 lakes that I frequently visit.  In the photos I have...

Bench from a bedframe

Hi everyone!  This being my first post....I figured I'd start with one of my favorite projects.   Being an avid curbshopper I couldn't pass this find up.  About 4 yrs ago my husband...

Recent comments

Re: Beach Glass Jewelry

Thanks VintageMe! I will have to look for that one.

Re: Primitive dry sink from salvaged materials



Very inspiring. LOVE the greenhouse and the chair shelf is so cute.

Re: my junky bird feeders

Very nice feeder! I have one similar that was an old lamp base topped with the water tray from an old plastic planter.
Your flowers are gorgeous too!!!


That is wonderful! You could sit there for hours and look at all the little pieces while you're cooking. Beautiful job!

Re: Beach Glass Jewelry

Thanks everyone. Luckily I have a husband that helps me find the goodies. It is fun to try and figure out what some of the more unusually shaped pieces came from. I have some that look like they have some type of safety wire running through them. Gives them nice character. I also discovered that the pieces that aren't so 'perfect' are great for the bottom of our fish tank.

Re: Arbor with old doors

That is a wonderful idea~ I'd love to create something like this in my own gardens.

Re: Beach Glass Jewelry

Thanks so much!

Re: I need help with this one!

I also think it would be great if used on a chair seat or back. Lucky find!

Re: Objects as Art

Wonderful! Artistic, elegant and so simple.

Re: "Wander/Watch/Nest" Necklace

I love it! You've created a gorgeous piece.

Re: toille trunk


Re: Repurposing a crate

Wonderful! I love the finish you gave it. Great job.

Re: Bench from a bedframe

Thanks everyone and thank you also for the warm welcome. I hope to learn from all of you. :)

I'm glad you pointed me to this wonderful site Heather!

Re: Cataloging a new adventure!

That's a great find! The kitchen is the perfect place for it too.