Homemade Sauerkraut: Timeless Treasure Trove

Homemade Sauerkraut

Early this summer I bought a one gallon crock with lid and an old fashioned slaw cutter from a lady who used them for years. She said it was her second husbands and it came from Austria. It even has his last name printed on the side. On the first of August, our local grocery…

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Primitive Blanket Crane:

Primitive Blanket Crane

I have been wanting a Primitive Blanket Crane for some time now.  The other day when I was in Valant, PA, I found one in one of the Prim shops there…it was $38!! Now, if I hadn’t already spent my allowance for the day, I probably would have bought it. When I got home that…

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primitive sink cover

Primitive Sink Cover

This is primitive sink cover I made over the weekend.  I’ve been wanting one of these, but to cheap, not willing to pay the $98 price tag I’ve seen for one of these. I made a trip to Home Depot just to see if they had anything that would be wide enough to make one.  I…

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Primitive wood towel Holder:

Primitive Wood Towel Holder

Yesterday, I went to this little town called Valant in Western Pennsylvania. It has several prim shops, an historic Mill that no longer operates, a nice restaurant and a Cidery and Winery with 6 hard ciders on tap! This huge water wheel is in the center of the town. One shop is built around the…

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Wax Pantry Cake:

Crafting A Wax Pantry Cake

I know many of you see these wax pantry cakes and they can be pricey if you are buying them from someone. So I decided to try my hand at it.  I didn’t want to try anything bundt size, so I kept my eye out for a small mold at Goodwill and yesterday I found…

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Prim Candle Holder

The other day, I was at Home Depot to pick up my 5 gallon jug of water and of course I had to take a browse around the store.  I’m sure I am not the only woman who likes Home Depot!  I was looking for some lathe wood and that’s when I saw the garbage…

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tall shelf cupboad: Timeless Treasure Trove

Chalk Painting and Waxing Equals Transformation!

After days and days of pouring rain, it finally cleared up enough for me to get outside and do some painting!  I was beginning to feel like Mrs. Noah and wondering if I needed to build and ark!! The other day, I bought this tall, shelf/cupboard at Goodwill. I liked how it was narrow and…

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colander light

It’s So Simple: A light makeover!

It’s been raining almost every day and when I’m stuck inside, I want to change things around.  I had to make a trip to Lowe’s today and when I was there, I found a kit to transform a recessed light into a pendant light.  Have I been living under a rock or what?  I mean,…

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Priming Up the Deck: Timeless Treasure Trove

Priming Up the Deck

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve written a post.  Today the hubby is off at a conference, so it’s one of those days where I don’t have to cook and I get to play! I’m just now getting to work on the putting some flowers on the back deck. The temperature today is going…

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Mason Jar Holder: Timeless Treasure Trove

Mason Jar Holder

I have joined several new groups on Facebook, one does nothing but use chalk paint on everything from furniture to mason jars. It really has me inspired to start doing some painting.  Every time I go to Goodwill,  I see things I could buy and repaint.  I have to talk myself out of it because…

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