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Beating your DIY addiction

Beating your DIY addiction

In our last post, I came clean about my chair challenges and promised to share my principles for recovery from DIY addiction. Because, sadly, this empty little graphic is just as true of my chair project progress today as it was the day I made it in the summer of 2012. But before I dive(…)

A vegetable garden for (by?) dummies

A vegetable garden for (by?) dummies

A few posts back we shared our progress in building some raised beds in our backyard, and alluded to our hopes for a vegetable garden. Happy to share with all of you that it’s in! And I just want to say right now, before we go any further with this, in big bold letters, that:(…)

A simple, low-tech solution for hanging art

A simple, low-tech solution for hanging art

Remember all that art we were hanging last week? The only thing that didn’t make us absolutely bat-caca crazy while we were trying every layout variation we could think of was this: This might look like nothing–and maybe everyone already knows about this–but it was new to me. As my picture-hanging expertise means we have(…)