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Project: Repurpose an Old Desk Drawer

Some days I suffer from ADHD. Today was one of them. I started working on a spice jar label project then got distracted by a potential storage solution for my vinyl records. Then that sparked an idea for more shelf space in my bathroom. I…

Heartfelt Designs and Friends

  My very artistically talented sister, Donna, and her equally talented boyfriend, Jamie, are a week away from opening their retail store, Heartfelt Designs and Friends… When I first learned that they were thinking about embarking on this new adventure, of course I voiced my concerns…

Shabbily Distressed – Project Complete

  I can’t believe that it has been almost a year since I shared with you my first attempts at shabby-ing some furniture by creating the distressed look with chalk paint. (DIY: “ALL THAT’S NEW IS OLD AGAIN”, July 9, 2016). At that time, I…

DIY: Chalk Paint & Antiquing Glaze

  Last Saturday I Blogged about my first experiences with distressing furniture. I mentioned that I made my own chalk paint and antiquing glaze – this a follow-up… 🙂 There are a few brands of chalk paint on the market but the only one I’ve…

January 17 – Today is:

Benjamin Franklin Day; Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day

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January 17, 1967 - 40-year-old David Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo for The Beatles' 'Penny Lane', at Abbey Road Studios in London. He was paid £27, 10 shillings ($42) for his performance. In August, 1987, the trumpet he used was sold at a Sotheby's auction for $10,846.
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