Neighbor C has what we call "off-site storage" for all her power tools and table saws and she wanted a home improvement project done in her house. Silly girl came to me for help (mostly because that "off-side storage" means she doesn't own tools but we do and her dad does). We both live in … Continue reading Remove That Railing! ~ Making A Home Appear Bigger
I made floating shelves for my daughter’s dance trophies and it went as well as you can imagine.
My mom knows my limits, thankfully, and only assigns me pie for the big meal on Thanksgiving. Because of the "only" one assignment I take it one step beyond control and destroy everything in my path in preparation. It's great to start the holiday weekend sweaty. I have been running to the store for several … Continue reading Thanksgiving Pies
This one is easy and you can do it. I did it with zero issue! Go me! What you'll need: Plastic ball ornaments String Drill and bit Weaving needle Step one: Drill holes at the bottom of each ornament. Your hole just needs to be enough to accommodate the eye of your weaving needle. Step … Continue reading Christmas Balls
Usually when I pull something like this - something that is very much my norm rather than the rare occurrence - my better half is not around to witness it. Tonight, though, I made sure to do something stupid while he watched. I'm so proud of me. My original intent was for this to be … Continue reading Air Nailing Art to a Trailer, Part One
Lucky you I have photos and an update to the project that was once called 'cake pops.' We'll start here: Candy melts packaging have directions on them, did you know that? Okay fine, I didn't. I threw the entire bag in a bowl and heated it up full power for 2 minutes. Came out clumpy like … Continue reading Cake Pops Post Script
#PinterestFail Have you ever heard science say "oil and water do not mix?" Stick with me... We have a costume party tomorrow night and I'm supposed to come with Halloween-themed food. I'm on Pinterest. Quite frequently, actually, mostly for inappropriate quotes that go for the snort. I kept seeing cake pop photos show in my … Continue reading Epic Cake Pop Fail
I followed plans based on the great Ana White's farmhouse design and built darling daughter a twin bed from scratch. I only dropped the headboard on my toes once but the pain lasted quite some time. This little power tool is my current favorite toy. It's a battery-powered air nail gun. I'm not smart enough … Continue reading DIY Bed Frame
Do as I say...not as I do
We did it! We built a brick patio start to finish without killing each other! There were injuries (you know this about us by now, right?) but nothing a package of bandages can't fix. Here's how it goes. Follow me. Our next big project to tackle was 100% my doing, my want, my push. In … Continue reading DIY Brick Paver Patio!