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My Craft Room!

Finally!  I am here to post some pics of my craft room!  This room has actually been done for a while now, but i just could never clean it out long enough to get some pics!  For some reason, this room is the catch all for everything in our house that is waiting for a home – so it always seems to be piled up with junk. But – this is my most favorite room in the house.  I love everything about it.  I think its because its really just a hodge podge of junk, and i love it!  Everything in it – from my chunky reclaimed wood table, my crisp and clean white shelves, all the wire baskets filled with who knows what, piles of fabric, old doors, overflow of decorations and my silver chandelier, all the stuff that makes me happy.  Its a small space, but i love […]

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{how to weather new wood}

{how to weather new wood}

> This is a little 411 on how to make some new wood look old – or in my case my old wood look old again. I sanded down my craft table with a palm sander to get all the potential slivers away and i was left with a table that had a “fresh wood” look – well, that was definitely not the look i was after.  I loved how the table looked prior to sanding, and i wanted that same old gray weathered look back.  I decided to sand it down and seal it because i want the top to get even more beat up – i didn’t want glass or anything on top. Before sanding… After sanding…yuk, too new for me :( I did a little google searcharoo and found a few how-to’s to gray wood.  I picked the easiest one and gave it a shot.  One piece […]

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{my craproom – i mean craftroom}

{my craproom – i mean craftroom}

> Im lucky enough to have my own craft space (well, i actually have several of my own spaces in this house – my husband doesnt appreciate that very much…more on that later).  But this room WAS a huge mess.  I admit that i am a messy crafter, but really i didnt have time to use this room and it never was really “done” so it just became a space to neatly store chuck all my crap. Before my husband left to Iraq we got the room finished (well, most of the way) and i painted the walls a creamy yellow.  I have no idea what i was thinking with the yellow – so after he left to Iraq, i painted it a light blue – its easier to re-do things when i dont have to explain the “why’s” about re-painting a room that was just painted ;) So, i […]

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{my version of a farmhouse table}

{my version of a farmhouse table}

  Dear Santi (current husband), I have recently fallen for a new fella.  He’s massive, rugged, huge, sturdy, he will support me in all my crafty endeavors – which you currently groan about.  He doesnt mind a little spilled paint,  glitter , fabric thrown about, papers and tools everywhere.  He wont complain when i leave a giant mess on his huge top, he understands me – he knows that i am a messy girl.  We just get each other… I could go on and on about my new love, i could tell you how much i love his big strong wood, but i wouldnt want to make you jealous (and i dont want to lose readers for being nasty!).  Anyways, i am sorry but you must move on so my new fella can move in                                                                                                                                     Sausha   Yup, that’s what i would say – and tonight if  i […]

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>{my version of a farmhouse table}

>{my version of a farmhouse table}

>   Dear Santi (current husband), I have recently fallen for a new fella.  He’s massive, rugged, huge, sturdy, he will support me in all my crafty endeavors – which you currently groan about.  He doesnt mind a little spilled paint,  glitter , fabric thrown about, papers and tools everywhere.  He wont complain when i leave a giant mess on his huge top, he understands me – he knows that i am a messy girl.  We just get each other… I could go on and on about my new love, i could tell you how much i love his big strong wood, but i wouldnt want to make you jealous (and i dont want to lose readers for being nasty!).  Anyways, i am sorry but you must move on so my new fella can move in                                                                                                                                     Sausha   Yup, that’s what i would say – and tonight if  […]

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