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Improving our kitchen table

I’ve had a minor dilemma in our kitchen that was bugging me. I got this sweet and unusual octagonal table from my great aunt recently that my parents also had in our home at one point. I refinished the top of it with Restor A Finish a few months ago and we’ve been using it in …

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Learning and loving it!

I am brand new to “making things and selling them” 🙂 so I am learning something new every day. Lately I have casually offered to draw and then watercolor homes and my close friends and family, along with others I don’t know quite as well, have wanted me to do this for them! I am …

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First Craft Show

My daughter’s school had a fall marketplace last weekend that vendors could sign up for and sell their goodies at booths. That event is really what got me jump-started to start Those Littles. I was interested in making things and finding out a good way to sell them, and this seemed like a good start! …

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Updating a rocker

I bought this sweet little rocker at an estate sale several months ago. I think I paid $15 for it. It was in good shape, just a bit ugly. It’s low to the ground. Reminds me of something a short, sweet granny would rock babies in. I thought it was the perfect size for our …

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Copper Tins

Several weeks ago I found this set of copper storage tins at a thrift store. They were screaming “Take Me Home and Take Care of Me”! The set was $6 so I grabbed them before someone else could! I used quite a bit of Bar Keeper’s friend and elbow grease, but now they actually look …

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Free {or cheap} rag garland

One of my goals for this website is to share decorating ideas on a budget. Today’s project was free for me, so how’s that for staying on a budget!? Even if you don’t happen to already have these materials lying around, this is an inexpensive little project. My sons had a Star Wars themed birthday …

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