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Monthly Archives: September 2014

seaside trays

i’m excited to show you these three trays i worked on over the weekend using my annie sloan chalk paint again (still really loving it!!!) this time trying out the dark wax for the first time, with fab results…i  love

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thrifting at the flea market

once every couple of months for the past few years, there has been a thrifty flea market type sale at a local venue close to my home, area vendors selling their junk and vintage  treasures. i’ve been many times since

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fall watercolor cards

i’ve been super busy preparing for my upcoming craft show in october and wanted to have a little ‘down’ time relaxing — playing with watercolors…so decided to make a few cards. i practiced with my kuretake watercolors (and I must say, they’re

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lechon asado

    i’ve been making this special cuban dish for many years now, its one of my hubbies favorites. it makes so many servings for such little effort, so that makes it one of mine also! the first time we

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mermaid letter box

i’m loving up-cycling things found on my recent trip to tennessee! here is a old crummy letter box {or,  i don’t know what it was box?!?} i always feel things like this need a little attention and tlc :) so

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magnetic memo trays

here’s a little something i refinished over the weekend. little treasures i found at my local thrift shop, they are vintage metal trays that were in a pretty-bad rusty state. i painted them using the annie sloan chalk paint, using

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hello, artful friends!

welcome to my new blog! this is my very first post. i have to start off by saying thanks to my hubbie for helping me figure out the tech things to do this, hopefully i’ll be able to handle posting

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