|New Slipcovered Chair and Flea Market Finds at Must Love Junk|
Since I love Susan's blog, I am happy to do anything she asks just to continue to see her fabulous finds and the delightful ways she styles them.
You can find Susan's Blog Tour post HERE.
Visit her Etsy shop HERE.
We are supposed to reveal answers to four questions.
1. What are you working on right now?
|Visit the baskets here.|
I am purging several collections while thrifting at the same time.
2. How does your work differ from others of its genre?
|Pink and Distressed here.|
I have posts on vintage finds, DIY posts, painted furniture, and craft ideas. I occasionally include my assemblage art pieces.
I do attempt to use humor in each post.
If I bring a smile to your face while reading, I am a happy camper. My husband grudgingly comes along for the ride though I think he secretly loves being mentioned.
If you are a regular reader you know if something is perfect, I am going to distress it.
3. Why do I write/create what I do?
As for as creative abilities, I blame it all on my family.
My father painted, fired ceramics, and hooked rugs. My mother painted and sewed. My grandparents were creative at repurposing all kinds of things. My brothers were both talented and their children continue the family creativeness.
|My first two loves: Rust and Crust!|
I continued to keep several journals, but I needed the sharing part. I had been following several blogs and thought one day, "Hey, I can do that!"
And I did.
Even though I am a complete techno-idiot, I created my blog in three short hours.
It wasn't pretty, but I listened to all of you and I learned.
4. How does your writing/ creative process work?
I work on projects for my booths, myself, and my Etsy shop all week. I think about if the project would be interesting to the readers.
Then I sit down and write.
Then comes the hard part. My posts are usually very long, and I am brutal at editing. I slash and delete until I have a finished product.
Voila! A blog post.
And now it is my pleasure to toss the baton to two more bloggers. Ones I follow and love for their creative spirit and writing style. Plus they have great photos! Go visit next Monday when Tuula and Melissa will publish their Blog Tour posts.
First is Tuula at The Thrifty Rebel. We have been friends for years. Well, over two years anyway. Give her a pile of china and sparkles and she can create a great piece of garden art. You would not believe her furniture transformations.
|Read HERE how to make a beautiful teacup lampshade.|
I'm Tuula, and I blog over at the Thrifty Rebel. I live in an 1890s house in rural Ontario, Canada with my husband John and 4 feline friends. I work full-time and also have 2 etsy shops, Spoonfuls of Whimsy and Thrifty Rebel Patterns. I love decorating, crafting, thrifting, and gardening, but most of all I enjoy repurposing things in unexpected ways.
Second is Melissa from Melissa's Antiques. A new friend who buys more than I do and that's saying a lot. I keep telling her she needs a bigger truck.
|Melissa started the garage sales season with THIS!|
Hi, I'm Melissa of Melissa's Antiques. I started Melissa's Antiques back in 2009 right after I graduated from college and bought my first house. My first job out of college was boring and didn't pay a whole lot, so I combined my love of auctions and thrifting and started selling things on eBay to make extra cash and keep my creative juices flowing. That eventually grew into 2 online etsy shops: one for Christmas and one for everything else. Well, like most of you, my buying got a little out of control ("but it was SUCH a good deal!") and I eventually opened a booth in an antique mall. Hopefully in the future you'll see my name on a building in the Indianapolis area. Come visit me on my blog or Facebook!
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