Salvaged Armoire Door
A friend of mine saved this poor old thing from the fate of it’s base – I just love the character and age of it, so promptly took it home!  I’ve been experimenting with it for my new studio and come up with this……….
to display some of my unique trims!  I just measured where I wanted my hooks and drilled holes to accommodate the screws on the backs of the hooks and I ...

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Have a pair of favorite socks that you just can’t part with, but that have a hole in them???  Mine had a hole in the heel… but the rest of the sock was still in great shape.  So, I cut the feet off :
 
Then, I simply serged the raw edge – and now I have a nice set of wrist warmers!
I like the serged edge, but one could also use a seam binding or even ...

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What to do with all of those old vaccination tags from your dog or cat……
This idea comes from the Father of my main squeeze!  He had all of his deceased cats tags filed away – and while cleaning out, decided to use them – partly for fun and partly as a memory.
 
Funky Cat Tag Bracelet
I simply purchased a bag of jump rings from my local craft store and found an inexpensive bracelet at the local ...

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Our Puss-puss kitty simply MUST have new litter……… often……….. Yes, she runs our household (or rules it anyway).
Do you see why we’re at her beck and call??
Anyway, the size and stability of the box seemed just too perfect for a new tote bag.  I use mine to organize stuff in my car – it’s great because I can put a travel mug in there and it stands up straight (as long as it’s top is ...

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What to do with those gorgeous old belt and shoe buckles……
 
With hair long or short, this looks really spiffy!
I simply took a long scarf and held both ends up with the center at the back of my head.  Then, I inserted one end through the buckle one way and the other end through the other side.  Then, I just tied the ends at the back of my head and viola!  You could also do this ...

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I continue to find ways to organize my “new” studio space.  So, I thought I’d share one of my newest projects.
This old 27.5″ X 40″ frame has been kicking around for a good many years now and has been a great bulletin board, a memo board, and  sandwich board (with it’s partner).  As my button collection seems to reproduce when I’m not looking, I thought I’d use up some of them and decorate my old, ...

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If you or someone you know gets to participate in Trade Shows, you know how many totes one can end up with by the end of the day! Most of them are not the most attractive bags, and could use a little face lift.
I measured the width and height of the logo I wanted to cover, and used ultra suede and fabric to create a fun flower motif.
I then pinned the flower to the bag ...

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