Show notes from podcasts, articles about resources, practical real-life tips to inspire you to repurpose your own struggles or challenges into growth opportunities, stories about repurposed life, and fun before-and-after ideas.

Michelle loves books, all things trash-to-treasure, and helping women discover hope - something she hopes you enjoy in every episode!

 

 


 

Perfectionism, Paint and Peace

Learn how perfectionism might be what’s frustrating you in your journey toward weight loss and wellness. Embrace the imperfection of a good shabby chic paint makeover and get a DIY recipe for chalk paint for your next project, big or small. Learn more about a book that helps with taming your inner critic.

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Simplify, Toss Out, Refurbish and Move Forward

Take the challenge to purge something from your closet, schedule, or cupboards and enjoy the freedom of simplifying! See how a little paint can transform a plywood built-in cabinet into something classy. And learn more about how a new book is helping people heal from grief. Whether your next project is simplifying and tossing, re-doing something that needs a makeover, or moving forward from grief, we’d love to hear your story!

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Importance of Making Time for Me, Guilt-Free

In this issue: Learn why repurposing is just a way of appreciating the story in broken things, be inspired to make self-care a regular part of your life with no guilt, and learn more about a new book that’s coming out that helps you discover God in the midst of everyday life. This post marks the beginning of a new format for my blog! The new magazine-style format will include three elements in each issue: 1) a practical real-life article to inspire you to repurpose your own struggles or challenges into growth opportunities, 2) a fun repurposed or before-and-after idea, […]

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There is a new book design on my laptop, and this time it isn’t for a client. It’s mine! Cover reveal for Classic Marriage coming soon. I’m so excited! This week I’ll show the cover and share how followers can be part of the launch team. ... See MoreSee Less

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More than ever before, digital communication is a vital means of staying connected with others. But sometimes a little social media distancing is needed to preserve relationships when opinions burn hot, passion is ignited, and misinformation is abundant. Why not reclaim digital media for positive influence? There's a new podcast and blog post up today!

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I sometimes forget that I live in an old church...until my husband leaves the lights on and I’m out at dusk working on flowerbeds and notice the windows.
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Clever and pretty!🤗 Fun Craft Idea... 🚶‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️ 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏽
TAP THIS LINK 👇 www.facebook.com/109232152444464/posts/3143005099067139/?d=n 🤗When you’re on a walk, collect some sticks and rocks! 🎨 Paint a board or leave it rustic and natural. Also paint the rocks or leave them natural too. 🌻🌼🌸 Glue them on with any glue you have at home and let it dry overnight. 🌙 Add it to your gallery wall or set it outside to brighten up your porch! 🤗 Have FUN!!! 💙💚
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My friend Kassie did another fantastic before-and-after project!! Don't you love the color and the lights and the wood on the back of this hutch? Is it ok to say I'm jealous of her talent? Thanks for sharing Kassie Mullins! ... See MoreSee Less

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