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Covered Tin Desk Accessories

I found these three little tin cups on a tray at my local craft store a few months ago. They were cute, but a little boring so I wanted to jazz the up a little for my office/craft room. The process is relatively simple.  All that you need is a … [Read More...]


What Are Essential Oils?

Wondering just what these little oily wonders are, where they came from, how long they've been around and how they work?  So was I.  I want to answer to all of your questions so, if you don't find what you're looking for leave a comment or email … [Read More...]


Introduction to Essential Oils!

Essential Oils! I know you've heard of them--everybody's talking about them. I'm a skeptic and I'm also old enough to have experienced quite a few "popular" trends over the years.  I don't believe everything I hear, nor do I jump on the bandwagon … [Read More...]

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Emilie’s Vanity-Updated With Paint

My oldest granddaughter, Emilie, just turned 13.  She finally has her own bedroom and her first order of business was to find a vanity!  We did some searching, online and locally and came across this little gem.  She loved the shape and size, but not … [Read More...]

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A Mermaid for My Daughter!

I was walking through some shops in the neighboring beach community of Point Pleasant and saw a beautiful Mermaid made out of wood, shells and seaglass that I knew my oldest daughter, Kate, would love.   She has an adorable apartment filled with … [Read More...]

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Restore a Table with Stencil & Paint

I've really been drawn to painted furniture with stenciled patterns and phrases that I have seen featured on Pinterest, in magazines and on my favorite blogs.  When this table came through my front door, it was the perfect opportunity to try my hand … [Read More...]

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