Archive for the 'goin’ shack wacky' Category

1960’s german fairytale postage stamps

Thursday, October 16th, 2014


a couple of projects

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

a couple of projects i’ve been working on around here… painted a hex sign table. (ps- i started posting photos on instagram here: ) i used the same design as my hex sign rug pattern, just modified it a little. i printed it out to the size of the table and traced it on […]

gingham gladness

Friday, June 27th, 2014

takin’ the new skirt out for a test drive!

maybe my favorite thrift find of 2014…

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

(so far)

thrift store thrills!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

yes, i bought this sewing machine because it matches my car. that kind of thing gives me a thrill. it is in mint condition and runs like new! also thrilling! i saw it at the thrift store a few weeks ago and kept my fingers crossed that it would still be there when green tags […]

mega ric rac dahlia pillows

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

have you seen that ‘mega’ ric rac? it’s gigantic! know what you can make with it? gigantic ric rac dahlias! i made a pair of gigantic ric rac dahlia pillows – here’s how… you will need: mega ric rac – large pillow is 13″ circle and uses approx. 8.5 yards, small pillow is 11″ circle […]

a few folky thrift store finds for friday

Friday, September 13th, 2013

wooden cookie bucket & painted plate really cute embroidered/appliqued felt belt with edelweiss & toadstool wood plate with straw design


Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

these new pink safety pins are making me way more happy than they should. maybe i need to get out more. they’re for my hangtags action shot! made me want to freshen up my rims over the weekend with a new coat of paint! which also made me pretty happy.

a few things around the house

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

 i made this little end table a few months ago. i guess i didn’t really ‘make’ it…maybe i ‘restyled’ it? (haha i’m a little tired of hearing reading that word on the internets, but i guess that’s what it is!) i took off the faux marble top and threw an upside-down bowl on it and painted […]

sunshine, lollipops & rainbows!

Friday, March 1st, 2013

hi there! well, my new years resolution to blog more regulary seems to have fizzled out before it even began. but i have so much stuff to blog about, really i do! first things first–this has been happening over here:   i tell ya, the last 1/2 of the year was a hard one. i […]