How To Make a Flower Basket from a Spice Rack

I am excited to work once agin with Lowe’s and Hometalk today. Be SURE to follow #LowesDIYDays on all social media to be inspired by many other bloggers, as well. The whole idea behind doing a project like this is to share how YOU make something unexpected from a purchase at Lowe’s.

How To Make a Flower Basket From A Spice Rack

My Goal today is to show you How To Make a Flower Basket from a Spice Rack. I know! Now you will see why it is one of my fave projects…

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How To Stencil On Burlap

Hello everyone! I am actually on my way to Virginia as you are reading this. I am blessed enough to see and help our daughter and her family move into a “new to them” house. I will be gone for a week, BUT I didn’t want you to miss out on learning How To Stencil On Burlap.

Have YOU ever stenciled on a burlap canvas before? It is fairly easy, BUT could be a little tricky.  I am excited to show you How To Stencil On Burlap. I will be using a sample from the new line of stencils designed by my friend Angie from Knick of Time.

Stencil from Knick of Thyme

 

How amazing is that, to have your own line of stencils?

When you order your stencils this is what you will receive:

*your stencil

*a list of other stencils available

*stenciling brush

* detailed directions on how to use your stencil

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Inspiration Monday Party

Welcome, welcome to the Inspiration Monday party! It has been a great week full of more inspiration, ideas, crafts, recipes than we could ever hope for. WE are so happy you have decided to join us once again. If you are new to our party, enjoy the fun of being linked to several blogs at one time.

What Meegan Makes | Your Homebased Mom

With so many fabulous links it makes it hard to pick our faves. You are all incredibly talented in various ways.
This week’s features were chosen by Meegan from What Meegan Makes

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Strawberry Salad with Grilled Nectarines and Balsamic Vinegar

By Food Faith Fitness

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Lavender Infused Lemonade

from Juggling Act Mama

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Sunroom Citrus and Blues

with Hospitality Designs

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Best Painting Tips That will Save You Time and Money

by H2O Bungalow

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DIY Romantic Industrial Frames

By Pocket Full of Posies

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Office Storage Hutch Makeover

From Love Grows Wild

To search all of our features and faves, use hashtag #InspirationMonday, and feel free to follow us all on social media via our blogs. When you party with us, you’re always seen on all seven blogs…but only have to link up to one!
 
Please keep in mind:
– Be sure to mingle with other party guests (it’s always fun to click on a few other links to see what fellow bloggers are up to).
– Link up all of your creative fun…including recipes, crafts, printables, DIY projects and other fabulous things you’ve been up to on YOUR blog.
– Please do not link Etsy stores, giveaways, or other link parties.
– By linking up to the Inspiration Monday Party you are giving the seven blogs, listed above, permission to feature your project and/or photos on our social media outlets and blogs. Are you feeling inspired? We are too! 
 


Thrifted Silver Chalices

Well, hello! How are you doing this fine day? Is your Summer filled with running around, or have you been able to rest and catch up on life? Mine is a little bit of both. I am enjoying family visits a brand new grand baby, swimming and a little thrifting. That is why I am here today. To tell you ALL about my Thrifted Silver Chalices.

If you remember, I finally found one a few months ago. Woot! Thrifted Silver Chalices

BUT, when I was thrifting 2 weeks ago I found a pair for $7...I think my heart ALMOST came out of my chest, I was so excited.

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Furniture Makeovers

Well it  is already 10 days till August! Can you believe that? Summer is passing me by this year-SO fast! BUT it has also giving me a chance to look back and see what I have done the past few years as a blogger and as a DIYer. SO, today I have MY Furniture Makeovers for you. Seventeen altogether. My hope is to inspire you to do your OWN furniture makeover.

17 Furniture Makeovers by meeganmakes.com

You don’t have to have the most expensive paint to paint your furniture. BUT, you can decoupage, stencil it, add graphics, use craft paint and make your own homemade chalky paint. It’s all up to your own creativity.

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Inspiration Monday Party

It’s our favorite day of the week! Inspiration abounds in hundreds of amazing posts linked by you. We really appreciate you stopping by every week…it’s such a blast to host you all!

 
What Meegan Makes | Your Homebased Mom

And wow…we’re about to roll right into August! We’ve already seen some back-to-school posts popping up in the parties…among loads of other awesome ideas, too! This week’s features were chosen by Kristi from I Should Be Mopping the Floor>>>


 
To search all of our features and faves, use hashtag #InspirationMonday, and feel free to follow us all on social media via our blogs. When you party with us, you’re always seen on all seven blogs…but only have to link up to one!
 
Please keep in mind:
– Be sure to mingle with other party guests (it’s always fun to click on a few other links to see what fellow bloggers are up to).
– Link up all of your creative fun…including recipes, crafts, printables, DIY projects and other fabulous things you’ve been up to on YOUR blog.
– Please do not link Etsy stores, giveaways, or other link parties.

 

– By linking up to the Inspiration Monday Party you are giving the seven blogs, listed above, permission to feature your project and/or photos on our social media outlets and blogs. Are you feeling inspired? We are too! 
 


Field Trip Friday with Salvage Sister

Wow! Do I have a fun post planned for you today! It is Field Trip Friday with Salvage Sister. If you like to salvage anything, you will be inspired by Deborah. She can see beyond what she has. She can make almost anything out of nothing. You will love her taste, style and ideas.

Welcome to Field Trip Friday with Salvage Sister…

First, I would like to thank Meegan for having me. I first met Meegan at a blogging conference, SNAP, and I couldn’t have been happier with such a wonderful roommate! She is a sweetheart!

Hi, I am Deborah from Salvage Sister & Mister. I blog with my husband The Mister. We have been married for over 20 years and have two boys, 18 and 14. We live in the lovely state of Oregon. Before that we were in Arizona for 15 years. We moved here almost 2 years ago and purchased a home that needs a bunch of work…

don’t all homes though?

Salvage Sister and Mister

 

Our blog mission, if you will, is to encourage people to love what they have and where they are at. We focus a lot on repurpose, upcycle, and reusing, but the basic principle is ~

Make the most with what you have.

You can read more of our story HERE.

The topics we focus on are:

DIY

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First time using chalk paint.

We also changed up the hardware just using twine instead of replacing them.

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Lantern Light Fixture

Reuse/Upcycle

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Turning plain food jars into canisters for your pantry.

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Junk Mail Confetti

Food:

I currently work as a head cook at a school, have been a cooking instructor, and come from a long line of foodies. The Mister is a converted foodie, through marriage. We talk about how to make the most with what you got when it comes to food waste. We also, don’t have a lot of time so we also focus on simplicity.

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Breakfast Meal Planning/Granola Roll-Up’s

Other topics include travel, adoption, blogging, celebrations, and family. All thrown in with a bit of lighthearted humor cause life is too short, right? (Maybe even some urban slang for our teens amusement.)

We hope that you will not only be inspired to make the most with what you have, but that we will learn from you as well.

You can also find us over on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and Hometalk.

Thanks again Meegan for giving us this opportunity to share a little bit of Salvage Sister & Mister with your readers!

Okay, was I right??? Did you L O V E Deborah’s ideas, like I thought you would??? I hope you will follow her on all Social Media and enjoy getting to know her as much as I have.

Thanks for joining me today for Field Trip Friday with Salvage Sister.

Make it a Field Trip Friday…

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Thrift Store Field Trip at SNAP

You have probably heard me mention my trip to SNAP. It is a HUGE blog conference held every Spring. This past Spring, I WON a ticket to SNAP! I know! It was really a blessing to attend. One of the cool and exciting things about SNAP besides the incredible classes, sponsors, hosts, parties, and roommates is the fact that you also can go on a Thrift Store Field Trip at SNAP.

And was it ever amazing. From meeting new friends, seeing incredible pieces of vintage items, we were guided on the trip by Mandi from Vintage Revivals and Brooke from All Things Thrifty. They are like celebs in the DIY, crafting, thrifting blog world.

Our first stop was with George. He owned ACRES of salvaged, used, worn antiques. I wasn’t in his garage very long before I spotted this:

Vintage Floor Heater Details

Oh my goodness…

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Beachy Condo Porch Ideas

If you know me at all, you know I LOVE the beach. I love the sand in my toes, the ocean breeze, the smells, the sounds and walking on the pier. On occasion, I have been know to even ride the waves, body surfing. It is such a thrill to be in the water. The ocean is therapeutic for me.

AND, if you have been following me for awhile, you KNOW I don’t live anywhere near the ocean. Since I have been craving it lately, I thought it would be fun to make my own Beachy Condo Porch Ideas.

Beachy Condo Porch

Our porch is tiny so I had to be careful NOT to make it TOO full.

I shopped my house for a few things and love the results…

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Inspiration Monday Party

How are we already halfway through July? Before we know it, those school buses are going to be heading out again and summer will be gone (sniff, sniff). Not to worry, we still have loads of summery fun and inspiration right here at the party every week! So happy you’re here to join us.

 

I don’t know about you, but I’m really not ready for the summery inspiration to end quite yet! This week’s features were chosen by Kristi from I Should Be Mopping the Floor>>>

 

To search all of our features and faves, use hashtag #InspirationMonday, and feel free to follow us all on social media via our blogs.

When you party with us, you’re always seen on all seven blogs…but only have to link up to one!

 
Please keep in mind:
– Be sure to mingle with other party guests (it’s always fun to click on a few other links to see what fellow bloggers are up to).
– Link up all of your creative fun…including recipes, crafts, printables, DIY projects and other fabulous things you’ve been up to on YOUR blog.
– Please do not link Etsy stores, giveaways, or other link parties.
– By linking up to the Inspiration Monday Party you are giving the seven blogs, listed above, permission to feature your project and/or photos on our social media outlets and blogs. Are you feeling inspired? We are too!