Mary Jean’s Things

By |January 14th, 2017|

Mary Jean is the real deal. She is rolling it up everyday and getting a massive high from it. Her rolling skills are as tight as they come. COME ON! Get your head out of the gutter! I said Mary Jean, not Mary Jane… get with the program people! Mary Jean is one of the […]

Antique Dresser by Chrissy’s Collections

By |December 8th, 2016|

Lisa and I recently purchased a Malcolm & Hill antique dresser from Chrissy’s Collections that is absolutely stunning. Malcolm & Hill manufactured furniture out of the Boehmer Box building in Kitchener Ontario. The building was built by Daniel Hibner (D. Hibner Furniture) in 1896 that operated until 1920. Furniture company Malcolm & Hill Ltd. operated […]

Happy Bullfrog Plastic Bag Holder

By |October 15th, 2016|

Now here’s a clever idea – a plastic bag holder that neatly stores your plastic bags and acts as a plastic bag dispenser. Aleata Timmers, owner of HappyBullFrog, manufactures plastic bag holders from upcycled fabric. Aleata uses blue jeans, cargo pants, plaid shirts, and some have pockets to store batteries or whatever fits.

This bag holder is made from […]

R.Riveter American Handmade Bags

By |February 27th, 2016|

Now this is what I’m talking about! R.Riveter was born out of passion and a need to solve a problem. Lisa Bradley and Cameron Cruse are the founders of this awesome company that creates handmade bags straight out of America. But, this isn’t the awesome juice these ladies have squeezed into a full glass of awesomeness.

I […]

17 Creative Ways to Recycle/Upcycle Phone Books

By |February 7th, 2015|

We probably all sat on phone books at the dinner table when we were young and could not quite put our arms on the table, but thanks to innovative ideas from the creative ones there are many other uses for phone books.  I have to admit I get perturbed when I find another phone book […]

Robot Rocker – Found Object Electronic Parts Sculpture

By |February 7th, 2015|

Robot rocker jamming out. This handmade sculpture, by AlmostHandy, is truly one of a kind.

Made from an assortment of recycled electronic parts harvested from junked electronic equipment, this piece includes silver mica capacitors, polyester film capacitors, ceramic capacitors, resistors, resistor networks, circuit boards, and wire.

He stands about 3 inches tall on a 2 inch square […]

DIY Dinosaur Bookend

By |February 7th, 2015|

When all else fails, make your own! My son really loves dinosaurs. We had bought a variety bag not too long ago at Hobby Lobby. There was one that ended up being perfect for this project. Don’t worry, I replaced the one I used with a new dinosaur for him!

First I took the plastic dinosaur […]