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Sewing Machines

Posted by Dawn S on March 10, 2013 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

My sewing station where I make my Memory Keepsake Bears and my Great Grandma's sewing machine where she made teddy bears years ago. I was blessed to be given this old machine a few years ago. It has been passed to the oldest daughter 3 times now. One day I plan to pass to maybe a grand daughter because I have just boys.


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Dry Erase Board

Posted by Dawn S on March 10, 2013 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Easy to make....I saw this idea on Pinterest (photo below) and added a twist to it to make my own. (Above) I bought a cheep wood picture frame at Walmart. Hot glues a bow and heart shaped button onto it. Printed out several papers on my computer to put behind the glass insted of a photo. Each one had 4 diff papers with diff sayi...

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Decorative Rope Jug

Posted by Dawn S on July 9, 2012 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

I love glass bottles and jugs. They make cute decorations around the house. This old green looking jug came from the rubble of my husbands grandmothers house that was being torn down. I washed it up good and started by hot glueing rope around the bottom. Just kept stacking the rope and glueing it till I was a little under 1/2...

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Memory Bears

Posted by Dawn S on July 9, 2012 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

(Here are a few of my bears that were made from a 1960's wedding dress.)

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Stenciled Desk Top

Posted by Dawn S on July 7, 2012 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

I saw a table in where the lady had stencil painted the top of the table, then stained over it. Thought I would do something like that to this old desk. My husband was using this at his battery starter and alternator shop. It was all covered in dirt and car parts. I ta...

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Tree Branch Window Art

Posted by Dawn S on July 7, 2012 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I saw two different pictures/ideas on that let me to make this piece of window art. First I walked around outside till I found just the right looking tree branch. Cut it off wide enough to reach across my window. Spray painted it white. After it dried I added my sheer cu...

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