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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Another Repurposed Gun Cabinet

Hi again, here's the second thrift store gun cabinet that I repurposed. New hardware, new shelves, new plexiglass, and chalk paint from Rustoleum, in Aged Gray and Charcoal. Here are the before and after photos.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Repurposed and Refinished Gun Cabinet

Hi everyone. I have been working the last several weeks on transforming a Thrift Store gun cabinet into a curio cabinet. It was a lot of work, but so worth it. I used Chalk Paint with clear soft wax, and love using it.

Here are the before, during and after photos.

And here are the "after" photos.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Wedding Mini Album

When my daughter got married, the scrapbook I made her was huge. I don't mean just huge, I mean HUGE HUGE and extremely heavy.  So, she asked me to make her something that is much more manageable.  And so, I did.

The decoration on the front of the album is her corsage I made for the dress she changed into after the ceremony for the reception. (They were married in a forest in the middle of July.) The paper is The Paper Studio's Antiquities 8-1/2 x 11 inch paper pad, lace - some new, some from my stash. The box is just a shoe box I spray painted and then glued the paper to. Turned out rather well, I think.

Hope you enjoy viewing it as much as I did making it.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

6 x 6 inch mini album made with Prima Romance Novel paper pad. Jewelry pieces from Hobby Lobby. (heavily loaded with photos)

Made with envelopes.


Closed with Basic Gray Magnetic Discs, 3/8 x 1/32 inch

Rose ribbon hot glued on both sides of string.