March 2014 | Vintage, Paint and more...

Monday, March 31, 2014

Craft Tool Organization

Written by: Cathy Carroll

I don't know about you but, when I am working on a project 
I have to run all over the house searching through drawers, closets, boxes, etc.
to find my craft tools I use.
I finally decided it was time to organize these "go-to" craft tools in one place
so I didn't get so frustrated trying to gather them together.
So, I put together a craft tool organizer to help me 
with this little problem.

Friday, March 28, 2014

DIY Lamp Makeover

Written by: Cathy Carroll

Several months ago when we were out thrifting
I picked up a really nice ginger jar lamp.
The lamp was in great shape but needed some updating 
it was missing a shade.
I knew that all it needed was a little makeover 
it would be as good as new again.
Well, the other day I finally got around to 
giving this lamp it's little makeover
I love it.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Spring Vignette

Written by: Cathy Carroll

Spring is really finally here..
We are starting to see lots of green 
where leaf buds are appearing on all the trees and bushes.
The flowering pear trees and some apple trees have begun to blossom 
the ever dreaded yellow pine pollen is starting to cover everything.
Bringing with it our ever dreaded Spring allergies.
But, I am so glad Spring is here I don't think I'll complain about them.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Spring Mantel

Written by: Cathy Carroll

Spring has finally arrived at the beach this week.
The sun, the ocean breezes - the warm temps..
and being able to open all the windows
has given me a good dose of Spring fever.

I have been so busy adding pops of yellow here, 
a dash of blue there,
a bird, a rabbit, a flower - whatever hits me at the moment.....
So, let me show you what I have been up to....

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Toolbox to Spring Centerpiece

Written By: Cathy Carroll

Like most of you I am anxiously awaiting Spring.
I thought maybe it was here; 
only to have rain and cold temps reappear for the last three days.
So, I decided to make some of my own Spring 
making this cute little tool box into a Spring Centerpiece.

Toolbox to Spring Centerpiece - toolbox centerpiece title

This was a very easy and simple project.
I found this toolbox at a yard sale last fall 
intended on making it into a centerpiece for our dining table.
But, just never got around to it.
So, I pulled it out last week along with a few other things to 
start making them over.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Stenciled Canvas

Written by: Cathy Carroll

I have totally been hit with the stenciling bug.
I find myself looking for things to stencil.

I also have Spring fever - there is no hope for me.
By combining the stenciling bug and the Spring fever I was able to come up with
this cute little stenciled canvas.