Hi! I'm Linda. Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate the visit. Since you are here that probably means that you enjoy arts & crafts as much as I do. I have always loved creating things, whether it's jewelry making, woodworking, crocheting, or something else. I just love to create. Come join me in my creative adventure. This is where you can find a little bit of everything. From jewelry making, woodcrafts, recycle/upcycle, mixed media, recipes,& more.
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This is one of the projects that I just recently finished, a … that I picked up at a garage sale last summer for $5. I couldn’t pass it up; I have always wanted a … The only thing wrong with it was on the bottom right side the trim was broke. That was no problem to fix.
Once the trim was fixed, and the …was cleaned up, and sanded… Continue reading
Handcrafted wooden cross with wings… The handpainted cross was painted to resemble leather. Learn the technique that I used to accomplish the look of leather on wood in my step by step tutorial. Continue reading
Here are a couple of Christmas Carolers like the ones I use to make years ago when I had my craft booth, and made a lot of woodcrafts. This was before I discovered jewelry making. Well my husband really gets into decorating for the holidays, and this year we are off Christmas day so we are having family over. So I decided to make some Christmas Carolers. Continue reading
Are you ready for the biggest shopping days of the year? This year I am going to have my first ever Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale. Continue reading
Do you remember the wooden potato/onion bin that I bought at a garage sale several weeks back? Well I finally got around it. I repainted the whole thing with antique white milk paint. Well that was a little to white for me, so I used an antiquing gel to darken it up some. Then once dry I… Continue reading
These chalk boards were hand-painted on an old cedar shingle. The chicken is painted to one side and the rest is a chalk board. Would make a cute gift for a cook to hang in the kitchen….The fish is painted…would make a great gift for the fishermen in the family…Unique handcrafted chalk boards… Continue reading
Here are our great finds for this week. We were just about to give up on finding anything good and was on the way back home when we ran across another garage sale sign, and I talked my hubby into stopping for just one more. I found a metal frame that use to be a foot stool, that I am going to make into a plant stand for the patio. The old mirror frame I think I will make into a message board, chalk board, cork board, and maybe paint something in one block… Continue reading