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Sewing Machine Drawers Repurposed

Antique Sewing Machine Cabinets and their drawers are just a beautiful piece of history. The beauty & craftsmanship is amazing!

Have a few and don’t know what to do with them? Below are a few stunning ideas!

 

 

 

If you have re-purposed sewing machine drawers, we would LOVE to see pics of your creativity!

Until next time,

Nancie & Winston

 

 

Funky Vintiques @ Lafayette Antiques

 

Today’s we are showcasing Funky Vintiques. You will notice a wide range of antiques, collectibles & more in Funky’s space. One of her favorites is primitives and boy does she has some awesome primitives!

Take a look at all of this architectural salvage. Just imagine all of the cool you can create with all of these windows, spindles, ceiling tiles, and more!

 

 

And, for those of you that do not have the time to re-purpose vintage windows, Funky has done it for you! These pictures do not do these windows justice.

 

Don’t forget to check out Funky Vintiques website for more info and updates on antique shows you can find her at!

http://funkyvintiques.com

 

Have an awesome day, and until next time!

Nancie & Winston

New Use for an Old Mailbox

OMG – How stinking cute is this??

We have a few old mailboxes and beside planting in them I haven’t come up with another idea until today!

 

Have an awesome day!

Nancie & Winston

 

Indoor Herb Garden

Need ideas on creating an indoor herb garden? Check this out!

This is sooooo cute and add great color to your kitchen!

 

 

Have an awesome day and check back for more idea on how to use items you find in the store!

 

Nancie & Winston

 

Vintage Insulator Projects

You’re out shopping and you come across some insulators and think to yourself – what can you do with them?

hmmm – we say, there is a lot you can do with insulators of all shapes, sizes & colors!

How cool is this lamp?? A cool lamp & industrial!!

 

Have an awesome day! Check back often as we’ll be adding more ideas for insulators!

 

Nancie & Winston

Creative ideas for Galvanized Tubs, Buckets & More!

Spring is just around the corner and I have such a love of galvanized tubs, buckets, chicken feeders, and chicken water’s (and yes, we have many at the store already), that I am going to share some of my favorite uses!

This would look so cute on a large farm table.

And for those of you that do not garden – here are a few ideas for you also!

This is a cute bar – you can also use an old sewing machine cabinet and add the bucket, or attach the wash tub to an old sewing machine cast iron base.

This little table is so cute, and creates an extra storage area. If you need extra seating, add a cushion and you have a chair / ottoman with extra storage.

As this shows, there is so many ways to use galvanized items in the house for storage!

There are so many creative ways to use galvanized containers for. Please show us your creative uses!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Cast Iron Skillet Care and Recipes

Cast Iron Skillets have been a staple in kitchens for many years. I absolutely love mine! You can cook hamburgers, hash browns, desserts and more with cast iron skillets.

I have collected a few smaller ones to take camping with me. They are great to cook on the campfire with.

You take care of your cast iron and keep them seasoned, they will last for years!

We have many sizes of cast iron skillets, corn bread pans, muffin tins, and more in the store.

Below is info on how to care for your cast iron skillets. Save this and refer back as often as needed.

 

Skillet Spinach Artichoke Dip – Click on the pic for the complete recipe. Can you imagine this cooked on the campfire with a bag of chips. This is on my list for my next camping trip!

This one is going on my next camping trip list also!!

This quick and easy pizza skillet is like an amazing pan pizza baked and served in your favorite cast iron skillet.

Ingredients

Produce

  • 1/2 tsp Oregano, fresh

Condiments

  • 1/4 cup Tomato sauce

Baking & Spices

  • 1 Desired toppings
  • 12 oz Pizza dough, fresh

Oils & Vinegars

  • 3 tbsp Olive oil, extra-virgin

Dairy

  • 4 oz Mozzarella, fresh

 

This one might have to go onto my camping recipe list also! What a great weekend snack while moving watching

 

 

Let me know how you like these receipes!! And don’t forget to share your favorite with us!!

Have an awesome day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

New use for old wash tubs

Oh man, I love these old wash tubs, and I LOVE them planted with flowers, but take a look at this kitchen island.

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This is such an adorable way to add seating to any room, and storage space for blankets, or the kids toys.

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Have an awesome day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Planting

Who is ready to plant spring flowers? I am – all you see around here is brown and white (snow). I am ready for some color!

I am definitely looking for a bike to plant at the store this spring!

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Have an awesome day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Mason Jar Christmas Decor

Vintage Mason Jars are being used for more than vases, and gifts in a jar. Below are some beautiful ideas for creating décor in jar.

 

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I really love these on the pedestal, and there is a tutorial on how she created them!

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Have a great day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston