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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Create a Modern Picture Frame Wall Design

You know those terrible graduation photos of you hanging in your mothers house? The ones that have your neck arched in a really uncomfortable position. Or the creepy ones where the whole family wears the same white t-shirt and khakis? That really has nothing to do with this post, I just wanted to remind you of how awful they were!...

Repurpose an Ikea Nightstand

Over the years we've collected furniture. Not as a hobby or anything, just out of necessity. So this is a piece from my old bedroom set that was in Rachel's office taking up space. I was thinking of ways to turn this into something a little bit more useful. Hmm... A place to put some paperwork and other odds and...

Thrift Shop ‘Til You Drop

There was a little thrift shop around my university, so sometimes after my internship or class  I would run over there to look for diamonds in the rough. When I told Rachel I was at the thrift store she was like, "WHAT?! We aren't poor!" She was born in a very poor district of the Philippines and always had...

Refinish a Wooden Desk or Tabletop

One of the benefits of fixing things up yourself is that you get to try out some new toys! Not to mention you end up with a piece you can really enjoy because you had a hand in making it. Maybe that's why people like their children so much? Anyway, in order to make sanding down the desk a little...

11 weeks today

and i'm barely showing at all!