Friday, June 9, 2017

More Old Glory Goods

On a red white and blue roll, here are the latest...

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Time for a Little Americana

It took me forever to find it (I finally have a house with tons of storage space, unfortunately, that also means I never remember which storage place I picked for anything), but I finally located my antique flag bunting and took some photos with a little patriotic flair.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Clean House!

My Anna is graduating high school (home school variety) and we are having a big party in a couple of weeks.  Cleaning has begun, I took some pictures before I messed it up again, as I am painting some old chairs so we have extra seating.  So here is a brief moment in the life of a clean house that is no longer clean...

Thursday, May 18, 2017


I love browsing Pinterest, looking at the pretty pictures can be quite relaxing, and often inspiring, usually as "I really want that, can't afford it, will make something close."....

This is an antique crock I saw on the site and fell in love:

I found the perfect crock to paint my own version and couldn't be happier with the results:

Once I got the hang of striping, decided to transform a tiny little brown creamer that I'd had forever and a day--here is the before:

and the after:

Friday, May 5, 2017

Elaine's Sign Factory

Once I started turning my bread boards into signs, I find I can't stop.  Since they are actually selling as well, it is a win win this time.  Now I find myself hoping I didn't just jinx this...

this is a child size pastry board $48

this light blue piggy is $38

the dark blue piggy is $32

this dark blue board is $38

well, this one isn't a bread board, just a rusty tin sign for $20

Monday, May 1, 2017

Disguised as Yellow Ware

I really liked my saltglaze stoneware imposters and decided to tackle yellow ware--I kind of love the results!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Little Furniture

I have some rather wonderful pieces of children's furniture and have decided to put it up for sale.  Here are the first pieces...I still have many little chairs that should be added to the shop soon.