I wrote a post a few weeks back that showcased a DIY way to get your own gold handles. I used some spray paint over the old plastic coated handles and showed how easy and inexpensive the makeover was.
But look what happened:
This is after a few weeks of use. My beautiful gold paint chipped and scratched and is showing dirt […]
I have been a painting phenom over here! The weather has been gorgeous so I’ve been out in the garage making over just about anything I can get my hands on.
A friend wanted to come over and take a stab a refinishing, so I invited her to come and play with me.
This is the desk Trish started with;
It was […]
I have the best dog ever.
Actually, I’ve always had the best dog(s) ever – every single one of them – I’m using “Best” as a class, not a singular achievement.
I mean, don’t we all have the best dog ever?
Time to celebrate it – and use up a bit of scrap wood in the process.
This DIY photo frame is so simple to make – you’ll want to decorate everywhere with them! All I did was cut a couple of scrap pieces […]
When did parenting get so hard?
Actually, when hasn’t it been hard?
I’m in a household with two “tweenagers” (9 and 11) and each phase of their lives has presented different challenges – from learning to walk, to potty training to letting them assert some independence.
But these tween years – all of their struggles seem to be internal, which is NOT an easy fix.
How they look, how they act, what they wear, what they play with, even what they eat becomes a […]
I’ve been puttering in the garage lately trying to come up with some simple scrap wood projects that would be both interesting to you, my readers, and useful to my family….
Did you know that there are an estimated 78 million dogs in the U.S.? The statistics suggest that 44% of Americans own at least one dog. (In Canada it is estimated that 35% of the population own a dog)
We have a dog – my gentle Lacey Mae – and I […]
I’ll start this post with the note that all trees and shrubs are different, so before doing any Fall pruning, please research the type of tree you are cutting to make sure you don’t kill it off.
Okay, disclaimer over.
I have a few giant evergreens in my backyard – like 3-4 storeys tall – and in a few short weeks they will all drop about 1/3 of their needles and most of their pinecones into my backyard. There will be sap […]