Monday, July 15, 2013


My eldest daughter, Erin, has been busy with some do-it-yourself projects…

Erin took an old sisal rug that had seen better days…and gave it new life by taping off stripes and spray painting it!!  Looks great, doesn’t it!  Hard to believe that it use to be a plain beige rug!

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Then she found another old rug in a thrift shop and brought it for $5…got out the tape and some spray paint and voila…instant gorgeous outside rug!  She said she got her inspiration from Cluck Cluck Sew's pattern called 'Scout'

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Could it be that I gave birth to someone who has a GREEN THUMB?  Love that plant arrangement…and so health!

Yes, Erin is giving Martha a run for her money!! 

Speaking of running…Erin had two very tired and slightly soggy doggies…they had apparently spent the afternoon running through the sprinkler.  Her pup, Scout is the one on top…and is looking mighty grown-up for being only a couple of months old!!  Lola, the Queen of the house is on the bottom…and seems to have lost her crown!

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Two very cute and wet Golden Doodles!

Lots of sewing going on here but nothing to show you… yet…

Happy stitching to you and yours!~P


  1. Wow, she is so brave and creative. I love to repurpose things too!

    Crazy dog..ha.....if only I could do something about this Goober dog of mine wanting in and and out!!!

  2. I need to get more creative with repurposing, so many wonderful ideas to make things at a fraction of the cost.


  3. Looks like that creative talent truly runs in the family.

    Love the rugs!

  4. Great carpet idea! I think she is making you proud.:)

  5. Brilliant! What a talented daughter! The doggies are adorable! Thanks for sharing!

    Cheery wave from Bev

  6. Wonderful! Cute picture you captured of your pups all cuddled up together.


  7. A chip off the old block I'd say...talented just like her mother. Love the pic of the dogs.

  8. Erin did a great job on those rugs! Changes the whole look!! And how can you not be inspired with Cluck Cluck Sew!:) Love her patterns! And look at those sweet doggies- so adorable!!

  9. How clever, that rug looks fantastic!!!