Creating a garage workshop on a budget

Creating a garage workshop

Setting up a garage workshop can be a rewarding project, providing you with a dedicated space for DIY projects, repairs, and creative endeavours. These tips will help you create a safe, organized and functional space no matter what square footage you’re working with. My Step-Dad, while not an avid woodworker, does enjoy puttering away at […]

Creamy, tangy and absolutely addictive potato salad

Potato salad, creamy potato salad, potato salad recipe

Tired of bland and boring potato salad?  This recipe takes this summer favourite to a whole new level – creamy, tangy, and absolutely addictive, this will be your go-to recipe for potato salad from here on out! Good morning folks! Stopping in with another recipe that I want to be able to access anytime, anywhere […]

Adding pre-fabricated cabinets to organize your home office

office cabinets, pre-fab office cabinets, office organization

Adding pre-fabricated cabinets to organize your home office brings in form, function, organization and a clean, crisp aesthetic. I can’t take credit for this post, although I will (braggingly) say that this build was inspired by my home office built-ins!  (I love when readers try my ideas!) In this case the reader is my Step-Dad, […]

How to replace a screen

how to replace a screen, replacing a screen, screen repair

Keeping pets in and bugs out – your screen is a summer must. This is how to replace a screen that isn’t doing either. If you have pets or kids, then you’ve likely had damage done to your screens. Actually, this screen was damaged by some wild critter (a bunny I think) that fell into […]

DIY Above ground pool ladder / stairs

How to build above ground pool stairs, Intex poll stairs, DIY pool ladder, DIY pool stairs, pool ladder, pool stairs, building plans for pool stairs

I can look back on this DIY and laugh… now. At the time it was a total shit show and entirely my fault. I thought I could “build off the cuff” without plans or even a vision of what I wanted. Don’t do that folks. At least have a vision. The problem I was trying […]

DIY Doll Furniture – Patio Lounger

DIY doll furniture, doll lounger, DIY patio lounger, DIY sun lounger, Amercian Girl furniture

I’ve got a neat tutorial for you today – DIY patio lounger for your 18″ dolls (as in Maple Lea and American Girl dolls).  I haven’t seen these available for purchase on the doll sites, so your creation will be a novel addition to your child’s dollhouse. To build this DIY doll furniture – you […]

DIY Branch Table

DIY Branch Table

This DIY branch table post came about because my Step-Dad did some extensive pruning in their backyard.  I can’t remember if he asked me if I could use the branches, or if I saw them and asked him for them – but I had this branch table from Brent Comber pinned as a wish-list project […]