Writing and Books

Discover the repurposed and upcycled life. With her laugh-out-loud Erma Bombeck way of looking at life, Michelle will help you see how some of your greatest disappointments, mistakes, and hurts can be beautiful treasures from God.

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Whether it's a seminar on decorating or biblical teaching, Michelle connects with audiences on all levels. She blends practical advice, humor and a personal connection with each audience.

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Blog and Social Media

Michelle blogs about trash to treasure decorating as well as faith-inspired glimpses of everyday life. She's also a fan of sharing ideas on Pinterest and Facebook so be sure to check out her sites.

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Life, Repurposed

Do you ever wonder if there is some plan for how your work, relationships, hobbies, dreams, and faith all fit together?  Sometimes it can be hard to figure out the big picture––some sense of meaning and purpose for it all. Michelle Rayburn has a passion for helping people make connections between faith, creativity, and everyday life to discover the incredible plan that God has for their lives. Whether writing or speaking for the inspirational market or the general market, she brings a message of hope and encouragement, and heartfelt empathy for her audience. In the professional world and in her personal life, she’s committed to conducting all activity with integrity and a heart to serve.


Have Laughter, Will Travel

This cyberspace things is great, but meeting you in person would be even better! I would love to come speak for your event. More than anything else, I enjoy ministering to women, and it’s pretty easy to fit laughter and merriment into a carry-on bag. In fact, I don’t even need a bag, I travel with it in my heart.

A Message from Michelle

Thank you for stopping by! I’m a bit eclectic, which is why I always have some sort of artistic thread in everything I do. If you need a word of inspiration, a faith lift (It’s the best I can offer since I’m not a plastic surgeon), or a creative idea? Then I hope you check out my blogs where I celebrate my eclectic side and hope to inspire you to celebrate yours too. 

I also love putting words together for others who don’t enjoy it quite as much as I do, and I’m available for hire for writing web copy, newsletters, articles, and more. Check out the tab on the Books and Writing page for more info.

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Ladies Night Out - August 7, 2017

August 7, 2017, 6:30pm - August 7, 2017, 8:30pm

Salad Bar Supper at 6:30 followed by �Guest Speaker: Michelle Rayburn�“Grace for Life’s Imperfect Moments”

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WordGirls Facebook Party

June 29, 2017, 6:00pm - June 29, 2017, 8:00pm

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Got an old piano that doesn't work (I couldn't touch a working one!), how about this? Seen here: dailydoityouself.com/present-urban-flair-repurposed-piano-projects/repurposed-piano-projects-2/...

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I love the fabric keyboard folio that I use on my iPad, but it was getting so dirty! I was embarrassed to use it for any business meetings.

I tried cleaning it and then coating in Scotch-guard, but it was soon dingy again. So today I decided to chalk paint. I know! I really am addicted.

I love how it turned out! I taped off the vinyl areas to protect them and gave the fabric two coats of chalk paint. I also stenciled it a little for fun. I lightly sanded to remove any brush marks. Then I sealed it with neutral paste wax. I love it!

It looks like canvas because of the fabric texture and the dark gray color will be much more practical for keeping clean.
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Repurposed piano parts.....perfect for the music lover's home!

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