At My Painted Stuff, Dee has been training her kids to find potential roadside rescues. "Last month my son came home with a surprise for me," she says. "It was garbage day in our neighborhood and he scored a roadside treasure. He even had the neighbor kids help him carry it on his way home from the bus stop. I am so proud!"
Get your green thumb on! Nicole from The Felted Fox has a terrific gardening project to share with you that started with a weather-beaten garden structure. "For years we had stared at a large lattice structure, covered with a few scraggly vines, which separated our yard from the neighbours. We finally hit on the idea of converting it to a living wall," Nicole says.
Lauren blogs over at The Thinking Closet, where she has quite a story about the lovely vintage purse she inherited. It belonged to a dear family friend, she tells us, saying, " I have fond memories of visiting her ivy-covered house; we would sit on her back patio, sipping juice from tiny aluminum cans, and then play croquet in her big backyard."
At Marty's Musings, husband and wife team Marty and Tim have been working on giving their well-loved kitchen table a makeover. How did they know it was time for a makeover? Well, when your kitchen table top is showing this signs of hard family use (watermarks, scratches, pencil art) like this, it's time to freshen it up a bit.
"I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to be creative when my office is a mess," confesses Marisa of Marisa Howard Design. "I’ve found that I like small containers that I can have quick access to. These small tin cans that would have normally gone into the recycling box, work perfectly as craft containers."