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Fright This Way Halloween Sign DIY

Fright This Way Halloween Sign DIY

I love the nostalgic elegance of the repurposed silver dish holder used as a frame for this Halloween “Fright This Way” sign.  This was a thrift shop find that I picked up for a couple of bucks.  With the addition of some halloween theme paper, […]

Repurposed thrift shop finds: Vintage Earring Display DIY

Repurposed thrift shop finds: Vintage Earring Display DIY

One of the best ways to repurpose thrift shop finds is to invent new uses for things such as this one.  Create this cute earring display holder from a vintage silver plate cassarole dish tray. Materials: Vintage silver plated cassarole dish tray (I got mine […]

Homemade Vintage Tinsel Christmas Ornaments

Homemade Vintage Tinsel Christmas Ornaments

These homemade christmas ornaments really don’t need a step by step DIY – it is so easy! But here it is anyway: You will need:  Vintage or new glass tree ornaments, tinsel garland, metallic pipe cleaners, glue gun. To assemble – cut a short piece […]

Cocktail Journal

Cocktail Journal

Now that the days are getting shorter and we are spending more time indoors we may have to get a little creative in order to entertain ourselves.  So what better way than to make up some drink recipes?  Granny and Grandpa had a whole cache […]