Archive for Creative Ideas

Vintage Crate Boot Rack

We sell a lot of wood crates in the store for a variety of uses, and this one is awesome! This is such beautiful rustic idea!

We always have an awesome selection of wood crates in the store to create your own book rack!

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Have a great day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

I love shopping for stocking stuffers, and I LOVE to check out my stocking on Christmas morning. Here are a few ideas that I love!

This list is to get your creative thought process going. Your kids, or spouse might not enjoy something on this list, but it will trigger something they do!

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For the Kids:

  • books
  • crayons
  • color book
  • small chocolates
  • gloves, stocking hat
  • socks
  • doll
  • money
  • favorite team shirt / pants
  • hair ties
  • hair brush
  • pens / journal
  • soap crayons
  • bath toys
  • bubble bath

For the Tween:

  • nail polish
  • finger nail polish remover
  • books
  • gloves
  • stocking hat
  • scarf
  • gum
  • football / basketball / soccer ball
  • hair ties / barrettes
  • hair brush
  • puzzles
  • games
  • pens / journal
  • candies
  • bubble bath
  • I tunes gift card
  • shower gel

Teen:

  • gift card
  • money
  • scarf
  • favorite team shirts /jersey
  • hoodie
  • gum
  • football / basketball / soccer ball
  • razor / blades
  • games
  • pens / journal
  • hand cream
  • perfume
  • make up
  • I Tunes gift card
  • bubble bath
  • shower gel

Ladies:

  • chocolates
  • coffee shop gift card
  • razor blades
  • nail polish
  • perfume
  • hand cream
  • favorite coffee creamers
  • lottery tickets
  • local rec center membership (make sure she likes to exercise!!)
  • bottle of wine
  • favorite cooking gadget
  • bubble bath
  • shower gel
  • make up
  • bath oil
  • gum

Men:

  • chocolates
  • coffee gift card
  • razor blades
  • shaving cream
  • lottery tickets
  • local rec center membership
  • gloves
  • stocking hat
  • bottle of wine
  • Leatherman
  • golf balls / tees
  • movie tickets
  • fishing lures
  • tools
  • stocking hat
  • ball cap

Have fun shopping for stocking stuffers!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Re-Purpose Old Shutters

You walk thru the store and you notice that we have several types, sizes and styles of shutters in the store, and you think to yourself, hmmm, what could I do with those.

Today we’re going to give you a few ideas!

This rolling cart is such a cute idea, and can be used for so many things! The color also happens to be my fav!

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Ahhh, Every garden needs an angel!

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How about a different & unique necklace holder. You could also use this as a coat rack.

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Don’t forget to share your creative re-purposed shutter projects! We love to share!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

 

Lunch Ideas

It is that time of year again, kids are in school, you’re running late for work, and then you get home tired.

How do you keep the kids eating a healthy lunch that is fun and healthy? Some of these ideas also allows a little independence on the for the child, and they excited that they have a choice.

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Below are some great ideas that you just load into those plastic separated containers. I LOVE these ideas!

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Have a great day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Wind Chime

There are so many creative ways to use silverware. This is such a cute idea for silverware odds & ends, or maybe a way to preserve grandma’s that you never use, but want to enjoy!

I have sold a lot of silverware to people who make jewelry, but wanted to show you that there is more out there!

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Now this is another unique way to create with silverware.

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Have an awesome day.

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Coke Crate Spice Rack

Looking for unique way to display all of your spices? How about a pop crate? There are many out there ~ and yes we have some in the store!

This is so awesome, and just look at the amount of space you have, and look at the color. I am in love!

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Have an awesome weekend.

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Creative Container Gardening

I am so ready for spring, warmer weather, and beautiful flowers. I am sure that everyone else is also. Today I thought that I would share some unique container gardening ideas.

Who doesn’t like to re-use, and re-purpose? I certainly do, and I am going to create a couple of these soon!

Take a look around the house and garage to see what you can find to re-purpose for a cute garden.

YES, we do have a few of these adorable & unique containers at the store!

and don’t forget to share! we love to see your creative ideas!

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Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Christmas Dinner Table Centerpiece

We are all busy these days with work, children, keeping up with the house, and now Christmas is upon us. I know, where did the time go?

I have some beautiful Christmas dinner table centerpieces, and they are so simple to create, but oh, so lovely!

I LOVE the colors of this white pitcher with red & white foliage.

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This is also lovely, and it brings back so many memories from my childhood. Skating – such fun!

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if you are inspired and create one of these lovely centerpieces, please share pics. We love to share!!

Don’t fear if you want to create one of these centerpieces and don’t have a set of skates, or a beautiful white pitcher, we have several to choose from at the store!

Have a lovely day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Old Wood Box becomes Bed Side Table

I love to sharing ideas with our customers as to how to use something you might see in the store. This is a great example! So simple, but so awesome!

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We have several wonderful old wood boxes that would look awesome as a side table! In addition to being awesome looking, they are functional. Storage – and who can’t use more storage?

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Hope we have gotten your creative juices flowing!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Vintage Glass Christmas Ornaments

This is such a cleaver idea to decorate you windows, and a unique way add color. I love this idea, and I am going to try it at the store.

If you have done something like this, we would love to see pics!

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Have a great day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

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