Monday, June 30, 2014

Favorite Links for Vintage & DIY

Hello! We are sharing a couple of our favorite links for DIY inspiration. And if you have a favorite you can share that too! Just leave us a comment. Thanks!
First up -
This site has been around since before Pinterest! It boasts over 15,000 DIY tutorials. A favorite feature is "Tip Me Tuesday" where fellow crafters and DIYers can link their projects - it is so much fun to scroll through all the creativity and the top ten from that week are gathered together at the top. Tip Junkie linked this how-to rag quilt from
Rag Quilt how-to
Rag Quilt
____________________________________________________ is a well organized website that brings you daily 16 inspiring projects. The cool thing is that they group them by categories and you can see all of them at once. Just click the ones you like and it links to the how-to! They have a "Revamp Roundup" category with links to tutorials for revamped furniture and home projects. Here is one of the most recent links:
Thrifts Store Mirror Make-Over
Their mission statement is - Helping people make their homes more beautiful, organized and healthy by connecting them to a wealth of resources, ideas and community online." And wow - do they have great ideas for transforming found items, vintage things and recycling- many of them with a small budget in mind. Visit them for ideas like this:
Diy Project Skateboard
Skateboard Deck Shelf

Of course there is Pinterest! You can find us at We have great board like Let's Go GlampingPaint It Gold, & Bits of Lace.
Refashion A Lace Shirt

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The Practical and Pretty Deviled Egg Plate + Recipes!

Deviled eggs are a go-to dish for potlucks and picnics for good reason. People love them! (Plus they are relatively inexpensive and easy to make!)  Having a special plate just for these little goodies is practical since you will make them again and again. And they can be found in so many pretty and unusual styles!
Here are a few vintage plates we found on Pinterest:
This egg plate is currently up for bid on
And this little gem is on it's way to the Treasure Chest shelves at our Alcott Store in Kalamazoo, MI.
Recipe Round Up (all with good reviews!) 
Best Deviled Eggs from Taste of
Best Deviled Eggs Recipe
Green deviled eggs and ham from
Green Deviled Eggs and Ham
Mexican Devils at
Happy Treasure Hunting!