Reclaim Dames' Blog — one of a kind

AND SO IT BEGINS...

Posted by Sharon McKinley on

AND SO IT BEGINS...

When I decided to quit my full-time, good paying, corporate job and venture into being a business owner, my family thought I was crazy!  But this is something I have wanted to do for years.  I have always been able to take the unusual, or the forgotten, and repurpose it. I painted and "upcycled" stuff before it was cool.  Mainly because I was a single mom on a tight budget and had to make something out of nothing.  It was my creative outlet for a very stressful job and I loved reclaiming items.   It only really hit me about 5 years...

Read more →

It's a Reclaimed Christmas

Posted by Sharon McKinley on

It's a Reclaimed Christmas

I have to admit that I’ve been in a funk lately and really haven’t been in the mood to create, but I think this Dame is starting to get her groove back!I’m not one for the traditional Christmas tree with all the trimmings. Oh sure, I did the traditional tree and decorations when my son was little, but now that he is grown and out on his own living in Denver, I don’t see the need for a huge Christmas tree. This year I figured I would think “outside the box.” I kept it very minimal and used all reclaimed...

Read more →