My Claw Foot Tub Gets Frenchified

This weekend marks the third time this year that I've painted the bathroom. And I'm happy to say I think I finally found the right color and the right touches. Still a few more tweaks to be made but I think I'm on the right track now. Took long enough!Here's my beloved claw foot tub. It took me years to get up the nerve to paint her. In my last bathroom post, I said I wanted to paint her, and ya'll encouraged me to do it.About 99% of … [Read more...]

Pretty Little Boxes

I love pretty boxes! They usually hold pretty things. I have some "new" boxes in my possession. Some of the boxes shown in this post are mine, and some are part of a package that I won at Rhonda's giveaway at A Little Bit French. I'll show you the little boxes Rhonda made, first. They're so adorable! These little matchboxes are graced with French book pages, lace, and French graphics.I love the graphics Rhonda chose for these precious little … [Read more...]

My Passion for Book Page Crafts

Lately I'm becoming more and more drawn to anything made with book pages! Within minutes the words on a book's page take you to another place and time. The musty smell of an old book with an elegant cover is a sensory pleasure I'll always treasure. And when you're done with a book, you can transform it into a work of art. I've been collecting books for projects around the house and thanks to Pinterest, I'm finding an unending supply of crafts to … [Read more...]

How to Transfer Graphics with Mod Podge

Recently I've shared a couple projects where I've used Mod Podge to transfer graphics. I've gotten several emails asking questions about the process so I've created this tutorial in hopes of helping those that struggle with graphic transfers, much like I did until I found this method and tweaked it slightly. You could also Google "graphic transfers" and get other methods for accomplishing this fun task.This simple box started out as a … [Read more...]

My Little French Crock for Utensils

My last trip to Goodwill resulted in a couple of finds that I knew could be transformed. The first project I shared was a little cherub for the wall, which you can see here. The second project is a little crock I transformed into a kitchen utensil holder, with a bit of French flair. I'm getting ready to re-do my kitchen in a French Country theme. Not a major overhaul ... just decorative touches for now.So yes, I realize this label from Graphics … [Read more...]

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