DIY Mason Jar Citronella Candle Oil Lamp

DIY Mason jar citronella candle oil lamp

We plan to spend Memorial Day at the lake, and fortunate enough to extend our stay to four days. In our readiness and preparedness we have been making all kind of stuff that proudly shows our red, white and blue. We plan to be outdoors most of the time - hopefully by the pool, on the lake and just relaxing in our wonderful weather. Even though our weather is nice, we have already seen telltale signs of pesky mosquitos...yuck! I saw these cute ... read more

DIY Painted Polka Dot Napkins and Spring Table Decor…

DIY painted polka dot napkins and Spring table decor. Cost saving tips...

DIY Painted Polka Dot Napkins and Spring Table Decor We hope that by now Spring has finally arrived at your doorstep. Here in Atlanta we have been fairly fortunate to have some truly beautiful days. I love the burst of color in my neighborhood - everything is in bloom! Redbuds, cherry trees, daffodils, Bradford pears and forsythia - all right on my own street and in my own yard. I've been working on several projects of late and I continue ... read more

Chalkboard Chore Chart

chalkboard chore chart

On one of my recent walks in my neighborhood, I came across this old window that someone was throwing away...I just love when that happens!  I knew that I immediately wanted to make it into a chalkboard.  But not just any that would hopefully help me organize my life a little better. Aside from working on our 2 Bees blog, I also have a full time job that at times can demand a lot of my time and attention (not to mention my ... read more

DIY Mercury Glass…I Can’t Stop!

Beautfiul vintage patina for a DIY Mercury Glass Lamp.

Hello...My name is Vicki and I can't stop spray painting everything that is sitting still with Looking Glass spray paint!  I seriously need help :)  Last week I wrote a post about painting glass vases with the mercury glass effect for a bridal shower. After I discovered how easy this project was, and that I still had paint in my spray can, my mind began to race with limitless possibilities. I remembered that I had purchased another great brass ... read more

What does that sticker say?

What does that sticker say?

What does that sticker say? Once again we were out thrifting for a deal at our local Goodwill.  Jennifer spied a very nice looking end table - solid wood(we think it's cherry), very good shape, nicely made,  Ethan Allen table.  Jenn looked at the price tag, looked up at me wide-eyed and said "this table is $5.00". Me - the ever supportive mother - said "No way!"  I mean, we are very thrifty with our finds but this was a great deal.  The next ... read more