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[Finished Object] Red Velvet Sideboard

A few weeks ago I shared a sneak peek of my latest project... a bit of sneaky stenciling to brighten up a sideboard that I've got a little crush on! I finally finished the sideboard... painting, waxing and all (well.... Jeff finished off the waxing...) and we've got a...

Three Minute Furniture Restoration

We're all about the quick and easy here at with Three Snugbugs... so with that in mind, check out our super-secret (shhhh....) tutorial on how to spiff up your garage sale...

Back to Basics…. Baking Bread

Jeff and I have been focused lately on finding places in our life where we can spend our money and time in ways that provide lots of enjoyment. You know, not like going to a party enjoyment... more like learning how to tie super good knots enjoyment....

about patty

Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.




A snow day with mom.

While Mr. Bug spent Saturday and Sunday shoveling our (and total strangers’) cars out of snowbanks, my mom and I amused ourselves by building an army of turtle and tomato pincushions! It was super fun and the final tally was eight tomatoes, four turtles and an apple....

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