Saturday, November 30, 2013

Our Cheapo Tree

Choosing the right Christmas tree can get be stressful... 
We don't have very good luck with trees.

Artificial Christmas Tree

In our house we've had all kinds of Christmas tree issues...

Scrappy Wooden Tree

These little trees are all over Pinterest. They
are so darn cute, I'm trying one for myself today.

Scrappy wooden tree

and adding junky decorations to this plain tree was just a given...

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Mounted Hand Cut Snowflakes

My oldest daughter is a master 
snowflake cutter...

hand cut snowflake

and she came up with a great project
to mount her little treasures...

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Welcoming Sled.. It's all Good!

Sometimes you have to look really 
hard to see past the obvious...

sled transformation

and see what could be...

Monday, November 25, 2013

Wooden Glittered Pinecones

I'm always pulling over and picking up 
furniture off the side of the road...

This time however, it wasn't to re-do the chairs....

DIY glittery, snowy pinecones

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Vintage Iron Trivet

Today I went to a white elephant fair at our church. 

Aside from the usual stuff nobody wanted, stuff
even I couldn't think of any possible way to repurpose.

There was one item that called to me from across the room...

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Junky Shower Ring Snowman

I can't even change my shower curtain without thinking
about how I'm going to repurpose the old shower curtain rings...

I'm telling you, it's a sickness!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Glittered Holiday Letters

Glitter holiday letters are in all the catalogs...

glittered holiday letters

They are an easy and fun project, 
and you can make them yourself...

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Upcycled and Repurposed Lovers Wanted

If you are a lover of all that is repurposed
and upcycled, then you are going to want to 
check-out this Hometalk Clipboard. 

I've put together a group of almost 50 of my favorite
all to be inspired! These bloggers are amazing!

I hope you'll love them as much as I do!

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Monday, November 18, 2013

Hometalk's Best Upcycles

I am in love with repurposing and upcycling projects!

It's almost all I do at Homeroad

If you're like me and you are looking for a ton of great 
upcycled and repurposed projects all in one place...

then look no further! 

I've put together a collection of almost 50
fantastic upcycled projects done by some
of the best bloggers out there!


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Boiled Wool Christmas Trees

Sometimes Crafting and Thrifting go hand in hand...
like when I found a beautiful green, boiled wool jacket.

boiled wool Christmas trees

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Vintage Rudolph Gift Tags

I liked the angel ornament I made a few years 
ago so much that I created Rudolph gift tags
done in much the same style...

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Vintage Domino Bell Garland

A collection of vintage dominoes is a beautiful 
way to decorate this holiday season...

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Domino Vase Fillers

It finally happened! 
After all these years of being inspired by 
Pottery Barn...

domino vase fillers

Monday, November 11, 2013

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Craft Fair

After stock piling my handmade items for a few years now,
the time had come for my first craft fair.

I did a community yard sale last spring and it was 
a success so I knew being a seasoned pro now, 
everything would be fine...

That is at least until I saw my space...

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Ladder Shelving

An old ladder found on the side of the road gets an easy and functional makeover using a few pieces of wood
and white paint...

ladder shelving just add steps
puppy bomber

Friday, November 8, 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Vintage Field Guide Pictures

A discarded Field Guide to Wildflowers
book becomes inexpensive graphic wall art...

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Friday, November 1, 2013

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