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How to Recycle Your 4th of July

My procrastination = a wonderful collection of July 4 inspiration for you!Truth be told...I am a expert procrastinator. I'm also the mother of two young kids that seem to leave a line of destruction behind them wherever they go, leaving me to…

My Favorite Things - 25 DIY Lamps

Cue Debbie Boone, circa 1977.Well, I have certainly taken advantage of - and extended the 'technical difficulties' blog vacation offered by our friends at Blogger.So, I think I'll brighten up things again here at the Blue Velvet Chair and share…

Recycled DIY - Pallets and Crates

Have you jumped on the wooden pallet trend train? I haven't made any projects myself yet...but I did rescue one pallet from certain landfill death - and it's pink! It sits and waits patiently in our garage.As inspiration for all of us wooden…

Crazy about mosaics

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I'm crazy about mosaics. Have been for as long as I remember. Not a clean mosaic, either. I like them 'dirty' - using broken tiles, found objects, discarded junk. In my opinion, there is no limit to the materials that can make a mosaic - it's…