(that means “takin care of business”) On the docket for this week: Storm door is getting installed tomorrow or maybe this afternoon if we’re lucky. Need to build up the beans’ trellis a little higher with my new fencing. (today) They are climbing on each other at this point. Finish raking out the unsightly backyard dirt pile (today) Use my BOGO perennial coupon before it … Continue reading TCB’in
A little bit of sanding with my new sander…. A little bit of primer….. And two coats of paint…. And we’re on to the next step! The DOORS! 🙂 I am still thinking about whether we need some kind of clear coat, but I haven’t decided yet. Anyone have any strong opinions either way? I’m linked to Make it Yours … Continue reading DIY Cabinet Upgrade Part II
Our orangey oak builder-basic cabinets have been screaming for some attention since we moved in. Plus, yesterday I realized that the cabinets in my kitchen at home are the exact same cabinets as the ones in the kitchen at work. Little tidbit for you 🙂So here are some before pictures: Right after we moved in At Christmas After we painted and had the light fixture … Continue reading DIY Cabinet Upgrade Part I
We have an enormous Clematis vine (the “Beast”) growing on the railing of our deck. It’s so big (and has never been trimmed?), that you can see the old fan trellis it was originally tied to, now literally pulled apart by the vine. There’s no getting to that old trellis though, unless the whole vine comes down (and I don’t want to do that just … Continue reading A Trellis Extension for the Beast
If any of you have not visited “Tools are for Women Too”, you must go check it out. Rory posts about his great projects, discusses and reviews tools, and he has a great linky party every Monday too. From the linky party entrants, he picks a “Modern Craftswoman of the Week” to feature and guess what????? I’m a Modern Craftswoman of the Week! It’s … Continue reading I Was Featured!
A couple months ago, I picked up these garden thingys from Hobby Lobby. They looked perfect for something in my “Secret Garden” themed guest room…but what I would do with them I wasn’t quite sure. Some kind of headboard came to mind. I set them aside until a good idea could come to mind (plus I was really busy with work for a few … Continue reading Secret Garden $35 DIY Headboard
Today I’m guest posting for Kristi over at her blog Creative Kristi. It’s a cute and very simple little project for a summer centerpiece. Go check it out! Guest Post at Creative Kristi Continue reading Guest Posting Today