Cane and I are not big travelers. We both hate airports. We hate packing. We hate sitting still in small seats with nothing to do. No travel this summer was no problem, as we wanted to dedicate ourselves to finishing (hah!) our two big on-going projects. If you’ve been following along with us this summer,(…)
Maybe you saw our post from a few weeks ago about our new tile bathtub surround? When I wrote it, I was so wiped out from doing the project that I couldn’t do much more but marvel at the finished product. Which was fun for me, but not so helpful for any of you who(…)
Make your own DIY Solar Chandelier Check out Kat's awesome gazebo lights--curbside & craigslist treasure!
You might remember a few weeks back I was crowing about a craigslist win? Reader Kat from Austin makes my score look paltry. And, she has been kind and generous enough to let us share her great (and easy) idea here. Kat began with this chandelier she found on a curbside. A little paint and(…)
Our new tile wall is a little bit funky. Some of our grout lines are crooked–because the tiles aren’t all the same size. Some of the color in the tiles aren’t uniform–because these are tile seconds we found at some of our favorite salvage stores. But, we like it this way. We know we could(…)
Now that we’re past the 4th of July (the true start of summer here in the Northwest), it’s Adirondack season for us. Nothing says summer quite like lounging in an Adirondack chair with a book and a glass of lemonade. Adirondack chairs are great because they are super comfortable, and the arms can hold plates,(…)
I hesitate to write yet another post about our kitchen art line. But we love the art line, and we think it’s one of the smartest things we’ve put in our house, and we just changed it up again and we’re dying to share some stuff we learned in the latest iteration of the project.(…)
Seems like I saw all kinds of posts last week from bloggers being kind of hang dog about lack of progress on various projects. Saw a lot of “meant to do this” and “didn’t get to that” and “wish I could have” and “decided not to,” with intimations of sloth and distraction and various other(…)