• 2013 Garden
  • Back Deck Redux

    We moved into this rental four months ago and still so much of the house remains a work in progress. Now that the weather has warmed we’re turning our attention to the outside of the house. We began work on our front garden last month and now we’re turning our attention to the backyard space. […]

  • Do It Yourself
  • Color Choices

    Thanks to my friend Daniela I have a (free!) metal two-drawer filing cabinet to spray paint. I asked for color suggestions on Facebook and friends immediately responded with robin’s egg blue or candy apple green. You guys know me so well. (My favorite colors are blue and green.) I love the idea of painting the […]

  • Do It Yourself
  • DIY Redwood Brass Hook Coat Rack

    In our new house we desperately needed a coat rack. I scoured the internet for coat racks, found several that we loved that were outside our budget. $90 for a place to hang our coat?! No, thank you. Instead David decided to make one for us. And “by David” I mean, of course, the Father-Daughter […]

  • Dollhouse Redux
  • Dollhouse Chairs, Repainted

    We’re restoring a family heirloom, the dollhouse made for my husband’s grandmother when she was a little girl. Click here to see all the posts about our Dollhouse Redux Project. Our daughter has a list of projects to do for the dollhouse. (We are SO related.) Evidently we have rugs to make, curtains to sew, […]