Fayetteville, AR, US

I love to re-purpose anything that can be used in the garden or for the birds. I especially love working with old dishes and glassware.

Member Since: 05/11/2012

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Dog or Cat Bed from 70's Table

I rescued this sturdy table from a burn pile and thought it would be perfect for a Pinterest inspired pet bed. It is 26"X21" and only 9 1/2" tall. The legs had not been cut off so I have no idea what...

Wheelbarrow Fairy Garden

I decided to take my grandfather's old wheelbarrow that I have been using as a planter and turn it into a fairy garden.

Broken china mosaic end table

I found this great end table at a flea market. I loved the raspberry finish and curved legs. This is my third broken china mosaic table. I used a combination of Spode, Homer Laughlin, Syracuse and...

Pique Assiette coffee table

My first Shabby Chic Pique Assiette coffee table.

Pique Assiette Broken China Mosaic Projects

My fascination with broken china mosaics continue. I really like the technique of Pique Assiette. Thr results are more rustic than typical mosaic and allows for uneven surfaces and hidden treasures...

Glass Garden Totems

I have been making plate flowers and garden totems for about 9 months. It is addictive! I collect discarded glassware from thrift stores and flea markets. Small chips don't hurt and give them...

Broken China Mosaic Table

This is my first broken china mosaic project. The table was given to me. It is 32" in diameter.  It was a mosaic that was coming apart. I removed all of the old tile and built up the foundation...


My weekend project. Dragonflies made from old ceiling fan blades and table legs. I applied a crackle finish to the blades by using dollar store white glue. I applied a base coat using black spray...

Bowling ball ladybugs

I have been looking for bowling balls to make ladybugs ever since I saw some on Pinterest. I finally found some at a thrift store for $1.99 each. I painted them with orange paint made for plastic and...

Thrift store side table

I had been looking for a small table to use as a side table. I found this one at a thrift store and it is perfect!

Chair planters

I found these chairs at a yard sale. They may have had a cane bottom but it was missing. I found pots to fit in the holes and painted the chairs and pots to match. I love how they turned out.

Recent comments

Re: Repurposed Sears Fence Charge Box Lamp

I love how you put such random things together and they just work. This one is amazing!

Re: Upcycled Vintage Cookie/Candy Tin Bird Feeders

Very Clever! I love anything for the birds.

Re: DIY Garden Urn Turned Coffee Table

I absolutely LOVE this! I want one.

Re: Repurposed Vintage Water Ski & Flashlight Table Lamp with Storage

That is clever! The old skis are beautiful!

Re: Fishing Lure Necklaces

Very cool! Makes me want to go through my Father's old tackle box.

Re: Broken china mosaic end table

Thank you ladies!

Re: Wheelbarrow Fairy Garden

Thanks! I'm anxious to see what it looks like in a few weeks. I also planted 2 tiny maples that are hard to see in the photos. We'll see if I can keep them pruned.

Re: Garden/Deck Totems/Solar Lights

I love the lights. Well done!

Re: Chalkboard from Crib

What a great idea. I love it!

Re: Weather finally permits to complete mosaics !

The bike is amazing! How long did it take you to do it?
The window is beautiful. I love it!

Re: Repurposed Upcycled Birdhouse - Blue Kettle & Alarm Clock

Brian you have outdone yourself. This is awesome. To heck with the birds. I would love it in my house! Absolutely beautiful and whimsical.

Re: Can you dig this?

That is just too cool! I love it!

Re: Stain Art Table

That is lovely!

Re: Before-After Wine Buffet Cabinet

WOW! What a beautiful piece. Nicely done!

Re: Before-Tired Vanity After- Bench & Coatrack Shelf

Nicely done. What a way to give an ugly piece of furniture new life!

Re: Recent recycled projects

I love the use of the piano keys. Nice work!

Re: Industrial Foundry Pattern Mirror

What a beautiful piece! Nicely done!

Re: Atomic Biomorphic Yardstick Covered Coffee Table

How fun!It looks like a big shoe from the under side!

Re: Snazzy Totem yard art

Really cute! Good job!

Re: $148 Scrap Junk Makeover! WOW!

Well done! The mirror was a great find. Can't wait to see what you do when you are feeling good!

Re: Welded Birdhouse

Nicely done! I have talked about taking a welding class for a long time and you have inspired me to look into one. Can't wait to see what you do next!

Re: A Couple of Repurposed Bird Feeders

I love your stuff. Makes me want to go to welding school! The hub cap feeder is beautiful!

Re: Upcycled Bird Feeders with Found Objects

I love the pastry blender as a perch. Very nice!

Re: Old College Futon Side Arm Repurpose

Great save! Nicely done!

Re: Repurposed Silverplate Pitcher Birdhouse with Modified Forks & Spoons

Absolutely gorgeous! Well done.

Re: Upcycled Lamp No. 6

That is SO COOL!

Re: Bowling ball ladybugs

Thanks! They are standard sized bowling balls used in the bowling lanes. I think they look small because in order to get all of them in the picture I had to stand back a ways.

Re: Flowerbeds

What a clever idea! I have been looking for a headboard to make a bench. Now I want a planter too!

Re: Bird feeder

How clever! Well done!