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

Coconut and Orange Sugar Body Scrub…Homemade

Homemade Coconut Orange Sugar Scrub... great for dry skin this Fall and Winter

I absolutely love Fall and Winter...but these seasons wreak havoc on my skin.  It's that time of year when the cooler temperatures make my skin become more and more dry.  To alleviate this problem, I make this coconut and orange sugar scrub and use it faithfully to soothe my skin.   You don't have to have dry skin to enjoy the benefits of this scrub.  I find the orange oil fragrance to be uplifting and invigorating - not to mention how smooth ... read more

DIY Mercury Glass Vases…

Beautiful flowers for the vases -Great DIY Mercury Glass project -Looking glass spray paint, water and apple cider vinegar and something to paint are all you need for this project

Jennifer and I co-hosted a bridal shower and we were responsible for the floral arrangements. We decided to look for mercury glass vases.  We definitely love the vintage look and the worn finish.  We were surprised at the cost of these lovely vases.  Even at Home Goods, for the size we wanted, an extra-large vase was $29.99 a small vase was $9.99.  This price isn't terribly high but we were working with a budget and we wanted the biggest bang for ... read more

Pocket Board Craft…


This past weekend I was sitting outside on the deck enjoying our beautiful Fall weather.  I am so grateful for cooler weather, slight breezes and clear blue skies.  Anyway, I was cruising magazines online and looking for a new craft project.  I stumbled upon a Better Homes and Gardens article. To be honest, I don't even know if this is a current article or an old one - I didn't see a date.  When I saw their "storage board" craft I was intrigued ... read more

Paper Towel Holder

Paper Towel Holder Complete with Chalkboard Front

I was recently in the cute town of Eatonton, Georgia near Lake Oconee, doing some antique shopping with my mom.  We stumbled across an antique/auction store and we knew we were bound to find some treasures and boy did I!  I found this shelf for only $ was a deal I couldn't pass up. At first I wasn't quite sure what to do with it, but then it hit me!  I have no paper towel holder for my kitchen and this would make a cute ... read more