This pallet clock, designed and made by
Dusty McRae is pretty much
knocking my socks off.
I told her that she is the star of Pinterest now,
because this is being pinned left and right.
My husband has tons of unused older
pallets stacked up...I intend to try making one.
It would be awesome to have a stack of them
and sell them in my booth at our flea market.
Does it excite you?
It IS a working clock...she got the
hands and torque parts at Hobby Lobby.
I've had in mind a hutch...with European flair, no less...
but they are high dollar pieces so I just let
Then our Salvation Army got this two-piece
hutch in and I snagged it after reading all
the Annie Sloan hype on the 'net...
I felt sure I could do what many of you are doing!
This was $150.
I'm using Old Ochre.
No priming or sanding, y'all!
Paint it on every which way, because
the grooves is where the wax settles in
(you put two wax layers)
and gives the aged European look.
I've got to repair one door, as you see.
I sold my current cabinet and girlfriend,
my whole dining room floor is covered
in china and crystal that belongs in here.
I'm very anxious to get it all put away
in grand style!
My firstborn is graduating from High School
tomorrow night...bless my soul...what to do,
what to do!
He has been thus far the most amazing boy and
I love him SO much.
Yesterday I indulged in some shopping at our
ever-so-pitiful mall. I got him something in
every category I think ...for a gift from us.
Those people in the center with the booths?
Wanting to see your fingernails?
And try a lotion on you?
I hate the begging...ruins the whole
They are from Israel though...and I'm intrigued
since it was the Israelites that Moses led
through the desert wilderness in the Old Testament and I know
how God's hand of protection is on them.
Many of them don't know that the Savior
has already come. I always smile at them and
say "Jesus loves you" as I turn down
their lotion and hope and pray it means
something to them.
I DID buy their product the first time
I was approached a few years ago LOL
and it really is good...the nail buffers and all.
I can't buy it every time, right?
Ohhh me...I have some painting to do. :)