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Paint and Decoupage Furniture

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in chalk paint, painted furniture, spray paint | 22 comments

Paint and Decoupage Furniture

I must admit that my family is typically behind the times with technology.

We just got rid of our VCR last year….we don’t even own a DVR…and we just got cable.

There is no Blu-Ray at this house…or surround sound.

We still have a home phone complete with an answering machine with the cutest message you’ve ever heard from our girls.

{They were 4 and 2 when they recorded the message…they are now 15 and 12 and we’ve added another that is now 10.}

But that message is so adorable that we can’t bear to not hear it anymore when the phone rings.

Because we hear it every time the phone rings…because we never answer that phone.

The only phone calls that phone receives are telemarketers and political ads.

We keep that home line for emergencies…and to hear that precious message. 🙂

But even though we are behind the times in most areas of technology…we have enough I-devices that we keep our counter tops full of chargers!

So this old telephone table is the perfect place to charge a few of them and keep them hidden in the process!

A bit of paint and decoupage was all it needed…

Painted Telephone Table

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How to Make a Cloche

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in crafts, spray paint, thrift store | 12 comments

How to Make a Cloche

When we got married 19 years ago, “theme” showers were all the rage.

We had a book shower, ornament shower (December wedding), basket shower, kitchen shower

and while I had my lingerie shower…my husband had his tool shower.

Now my David is probably the greatest husband and father on the planet,

and if you need encouragement or laughter or a speaker for teens or a dishwasher…he’s your guy.

If you need a hammer or socket wrench…you’ll need to come to me.

I’m still using “his” tools from that shower.

And I was so grateful for that wrench set when I was making this project.

Here is how to make a cloche from a cheap thrift store clock.

How to Make a Cloche from a Clock

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Child’s Chalkboard Table and Chairs

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in chalk paint, painted furniture, spray paint | 13 comments

I am not sure who brought “distressed” furniture into vogue?

I AM sure who has kept it in vogue. . .

Every mother on the planet.

When I was a child, “distressed” was ruined.

It meant another project for my dad…

How to Paint a Chalkboard Table

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Trash to Treasure Table

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in family room, painted furniture, spray paint | 18 comments

I am a person who sees decorating possibility in everything.

This can be a great trait when you are working on a tight budget.

It allows you to buy things at a bargain that most people overlook.

You can see past the rust,

the dated fabric,

the dirt.

Metal Spray Painted Table @ DaisyMaeBelle

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Spray Painted Owl

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in fall, family room, spray paint | 20 comments

Another fabulous day at the beach.

We stayed ALL day!

Once again I am ending this day exhausted. . .

In a very beach, lazy way!

Here is another quick project that I finished before we got out of town.

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Craft Corner for Daisy’s Room

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in crafts, Daisy's room, organization, spray paint, thrift store, yard sale | 30 comments

I am almost too tired to write this post for today.

It has been a weekend full of birthday parties, soccer, shopping, time with friends, traveling hubby. . .

I need a few days off to recover from our long weekend!

I had great plans of all I was going to get done this weekend.

I have a list of fall projects a mile long.

Instead, I was home for about 2 hours (Ok, that is an exaggeration, but that is how it seems to me!)

Instead, I will share with you another corner from Daisy’s room.

I am sure that you are tired of hearing about it.

I had planned on saving this for much later.

But, here it is:

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