Caddo Mills, TX, US

originally from Kansas; moved to Texas in 1982. Living on 104 acres with alpacas, llamas, chickens, a dog and an architect husband, not necessarily in that order. Children are married and we are focusing on creating art we love to share.

Member Since: 01/06/2009

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Revive your treasures with paint

the dresser was mine, from the 50's and had been redone later with one of those dark brown antiquing kits and was not pretty.  I sanded, primed and spray painted the exterior Heirloom White flat...

Doorknob jewelry holders

the door knobs and plates were rusty and were not anchored together although they are a matching pair. I glued the knob into the plate and let it dry; spray primed then spray painted a flat...

Recent comments

Re: Southern Comfort Table

my dad did the same thing with a Budweiser crate like this one over twenty years ago and now my daughter is using it in her new apartment and loves it too; I would snatch one up in a second if I find one; yours looks great

Re: Pyrex Trays - Takes 2, 3, 4.....

also be on the lookout for microwave oven glass turntables. They are heavy, heatproof and great to have on hand. I am using one to sit our coffeemaker on because it generates a fair amount of heat onto the laminate countertop and the tray is a perfect size for it to sit on permanently. I added sticky felt pads on the bottom ridge so I can slide the coffeepot/tray and not damage the laminate countertop.