Happy Mother’s Day – to every mom, grandma, fur mom, God mom, step mom, etc. etc. out there! I hope that every mom out there gets something special, whether its a homemade card, a hug, or just an hour on the front porch sharing a cup of tea with family. This year, my wonderful mother… Read More Happy Mother’s Day !
Today I finally finished my front porch. It is SO much better than I expected of myself, for essentially a random project to be completed. After borrowing my dad’s pickup, I was able to get some mulch to finish the flower beds, and 10x 10′ deck boards, 1 for the front of the porch, and… Read More Bust Out The Brews!
I wanted to take the opportunity to give everyone a chance to look behind the scenes as to what typically goes on when I find items, or have projects in mind so that you can understand how it’s not 100% chaos going on! A few years ago I started like most people by using Pinterest… Read More Items To Projects & The Chaotic Beauty Behind The Scenes
Hey guys ! Sorry I’m late posting this, I finally made a LOT of headway on the porch over the past week, between all of the rain we’ve had. I removed all of the plants from the front planter, and the wooden flower bed edge (I used it to line my vegetable garden). Because the… Read More Pallet Porch Progress
Hey guys & gals ! Last night I finished redoing that retro flower printed chair for my friend, and I made her 8 small square pillows for her dining room. I first removed the legs, and then about 4,000 staples that was holding the retro fabric in place. Surprisingly, the padding and elastic springs were… Read More Curb Alert to Treasure & Porch Update
So this weekend, a friend of mine decided she would like me to reupholster a chair she found as a curb alert! It’s light weight and has a retro brown/red/mustard yellow flower themed fabric. Full details on that is to come ! As for my gardening, I was able to move some plants around, and… Read More Projects, projects, and more projects !
Happy Earth Day everyone! Whether you are #MarchingForScience or planting a tree, any way of celebrating is a great way ! This weekend I have decided to do a total makeover of the front yard. Last week, thanks to my parents, I ripped out two HUGE bushes, and those two alone took up the whole… Read More Weekend Warrior – Happy Earth Day !
A couple of weeks ago I found this amazing rocking chair in New Kensington that was sanded down, and waiting to find it’s life again in this garage that a local couple works out of. I picked it up at the first chance I had and had to go through the cans of stain that… Read More From Garage To Reading Nook
I love finding anything free, cheap, or meaningful and turning it into something unique and beautiful. Sometimes the best items are in your own garage, closet, attic, or even the trunk full of family heirlooms you’ve been neglecting for years. After my grandmother passed away in 2009, my family and I have been going through… Read More Welcome!