Rio Rancho, NM, US

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Seems no one under 60 years old knows what these are!! I guess that dates me!!. I love these old kerosene cookstove burner covers.  They make REALLY NEAT candle covers.The warm glow of the mica...

Faucet rain gauge

For this project you only need a few pipe fitting from the hardware store and then you have a great use for those extra faucets.  Didn't harm the faucets at all.  The rain gauge...


It all started with the old cabinet door frame which was another Canton, TX find.  I added the beadboard behind it and crackle painted it.  The bottles are supported at the neck...

Antique doorknobs for drapery rod and tiebacks

The curtain rod is a dowel rod with two doorknobs on the ends and the tie backs are attached to an old doorknob backplates and attached to the wall.  The doorknobs and backplates do not...

Old Gas Stove Grates

Found these old gas stove grates at Canton, Texas trade days.  They look very decorative hung on a wall with a little something stuffed in the tops.  In this case, they are on the...

Antique drapery rod key holder

Made from one of the old swinging curtain rods.  This one had the rings already on it and I just used small S hooks to hold the keys.  Works great by the back doornbspnbspYou...

Recent comments

Re: Mittens from recycled felted wool sweaters

Recycling is one of my passions. I love the "one of a kind" mittens. Do you have them for sale somewhere?

Re: "The Twelve Best"

Jim--love the clock--how ingenious!!What a great conversation piece.


Re: Mirror Mirror on the wall

The perfect addition to your fireplace. Also love the arrangement of photos.

Re: curbside find..

Lucky you Sharon!! I've never been that lucky. It's a lovely cabinet

Re: found this the other day.. anyone know what it is?

Hi, your neat looking stand looks like an umbrella stand from many years ago.

Re: 2 Painted chest of drawers

This is the cutest makeover I have ever seen on a chest. You are not only clever but a great artist.


Great Job--Love the mirror