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DIY business signs

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign / Skyltar Så Långt Ögat Kan Nå

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(Svensk översättning längst ned) Today is a big day for us. It's 'put up the signs' day at our new workshop/studio/showroom/inspiration hub/playground! That means we're getting close to opening - Yippee! and high fives all around. And…
old church organ pipes

Island Thrifting

This last weekend we hopped on the ferry boat - okay, we really drove on - and headed over to the northern archipelago islands off the coast of Sweden where we live. It's one of our favorite daytrips! And although I certainly didn't plan…
inspirational speech video with Alan Watts

What Do You Desire? An Inspirational Video

Today's feel-good share is a video worth watching over and over and over again. Tell me you don't feel the same after you're done watching it - I'll find it hard to believe.   Until next time... Mike
diy video test

An Exercise in Humility

My thoughts? We should never take ourselves too seriously lest we forget to have a good laugh at our own expense! If you ever want to have a good laugh at yourself... just set up the camera and soon you'll be bustin' a gut! I was asked to film…
recycled cereal box

Small Recycling Habits

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I have small recycling habits. I also have big recycling habits. What I hope is that when I add them all together - they make a difference. Today I thought it would be fun to share a few of my small recycling habits - starting with cereal boxes.…

Junk in the Trunk

So how much junk can be packed in a Prius, anyway? This much! I saw a non-descript note on our local Freecycle page that said something about 2 homes with diverse furniture. Well, let me tell you, even without any photos that text alone was…

A re.Create Studio is Born

We picked up the keys last week. I can't believe it! It's really happening. It's the birth of our re.Create Design Company studio! I've been so inspired by other DIYers and bloggers who have made a bigger leap into the unknown, so I'll share…

Great Grandmas and Other Vintage Treasures

More than inheriting the historical treasures from another at a thrift store or garage sale, I cherish the historical treasures passed down within my own family. I have several beautiful items from my Great Grandma who lived in Dewey, Oklahoma.…

Are You Crazy Enough?

Do you ever have the same thoughts that I have? "Am I making a difference?" "Will it be enough?" "Does it matter?"  These are the kinds of things that churn in my head all the time. It's part of what keeps me working with this blog. I want…

Today's Happiness Share

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I don't know what it is...but experiencing something like this from today's 'happiness share', even if only virtually, gives me moments of peace and faith in humanity. Take a couple of minutes to recharge. It's hard not to smile softly to yourself…