I am waaaaay behind in blogging, but between "junking", upcycling, listing items in my Etsy shop, and Pinterest, having a high school senior in the house, not to mention the normal must-do stuff around the house, that doesn't leave a whole lot of time. Anywaze.....here's my latest upcycle project, a wood picture frame turned into a vanity tray. I added metal handles, lace under glass and the French label image from Graphics Fairy. I distressed the frame and handles slightly. It fits right into a Paris Apartment or French Chic decor.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Here are some free scanned images for you to use in your projects. I came across an old scrapbook at a flea market and most photos were identified. A lover of genealogy, if the photo has the name on it, I always try to include it. Old unidentified photos are a sad thing.... after I'm gone from this world, I don't want to be an unidentified person in a photograph do you?
Henry Cross, Jr.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
I don't believe in zombies, but I like to have a little Halloween fun. This lady looks like a zombie ancestor doesn't she? Happy Halloween to all.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
I got another special order for tags - she wanted white roses, angels and crosses. Here is what I came up with...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Monday, September 10, 2012
I found these at a community sale this past weekend - vintage bark cloth drapes. A young man was selling some of his grandmother's belongings. I spied them from the sidewalk and made a mad dash for them. Isn't the pattern lovely? I love the coral pink flowers with touches of aqua.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
I found a wonderful old scrapbook at the flea market this past weekend. It is loaded with great old photographs. Here are a few for you to use in your artwork.....