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" You have a Pretty Knife Home."

It’s hard for me to have anything around that could be improved upon without getting a paintbrush out. This knife block was a gift from my son and after seeing this boring brown knife block on the counter for a year or two I decided to paint it blue with white stripes with added red stripes (and purple where it intersects.) Scrabble letters ( a thrift shop 25 cent find) and children’s letter beads were glued on. 92 more words

Acrylic Painting

Cucamelons and Paperpots

The few days of sunshine we’ve had have made our cucamelons very happy on our windowsill. They sprouted a few more leaves and although they are still tiny we decided to move them into larger individual pots ready to harden off in our little greenhouse when they get much bigger! 93 more words


Painted coffee table or one man's trash is another man's treasure.

Neighbors moved out and my scavaging nature took over  as I “rescued” this poor helpless old wooden coffee table that was left on the side of the road for trash pick up.   121 more words

Acrylic Painting

Men's shirt + Lady's shirt-->Dress

I nearly gave this mex button up shirt away at the most recent clothing swap I attended. It fits well, but I haven’t worn it much since I purchased it years ago. 367 more words