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Top 5 Posts of 2018

This year the top most-visited posts are all over the map in style: woodwork, repurposing, and sewing. Six years ago I owned a hammer and some paintbrushes...and my skills have grown with each new tool. Maybe I'll experiment with welding next...I do have a drawer full of odd metal pieces! I'm half serious here. 
Anyways, on to the Top 5 in order of popularity.  
Number 1: Fence-Board Headboard
And it's still a favorite of mine! Looks just as fantastic in our new home as it did in our old home.

Number 2: Rotating Necklace Holder
If you are an avid necklace wearer than this isn't the best design since you have to clasp/un-clasp each necklace to get it on and off. But, for the occasional necklace user, like myself, this works well. Its prevented the dreaded necklace knot-ups from swimming around inside of a jew…

Flannel Cans

I've only had a Facebook account for a couple of years and I can't believe what a time sucker it can be if I don't set limits for myself! Any other guilty parties out there? Before FB, my guilty pleasure was Pinterest, but now its the crafting groups on FB, which is like Pinterest on speed. So.many.ideas!

During a trip into the FB black hole, I stumbled upon this video: diy-holiday-flannel-tin-cans and fell in LOVE! I'm usually not a flannel person but this idea had me jumping on the wagon. You can click on the link to watch the original DIY video or scroll thru my pics below.

I did not add real greenery but rather created my own permanent floral arrangements from repurposed material (an old faux evergreen wreath), real pinecones, and floral inserts from Dollar Tree.

Here is a slightly different version with a more neutral color scheme. 

The trio with blue in my favorite...I don't remember what I did with these pictured above. Maybe sold them at a craft fair? Anywa…