I am really excited to announce that I am giving away some ad space on my sidebar!Â My trafficÂ is picking up everyday, so free advertising is ALWAYS good.Â The winner can choose what kind of ad they would like...blog or etsy.Â Only family friendly ads will be accepted.Â I will run the ad for one month. To enter just leave a comment about your FAVORITE project from my blog. Extra entries: Please leave a separate comment with the link for each: * Share on Facebook: 1 extra entry * ... Read More about GIVEAWAY- Ad Space!!
I had a few of you ask about the outdoor rug, you saw with my recent table. Well, actually it isn't a rug...it's an outdoor table cloth.Â I loved the pattern, but didn't want to cover the table.Â So, rug it was.Â It works fine, but now I am trying to figure out how to make it a tad more sturdy.Â Whatever I do it will have to be able to stay outside and be washable.Â Any suggestions? ... Read More about Outdoor Rug?
I wanted to change the look of my outdoor furniture, but did not want to have to make new cushions.Â I thought of a slip cover and using a painter's drop cloth.Â I bought a 9x12 drop cloth, I got it on sale for $14.99...LOTS of fabric for not a lot! I draped it over the love seat I was working with and cut a slit where I needed it andÂ "ripped" down the side.Â This made the cut straight, without having to try to get it just right. This is how the "rip" will look. To make ... Read More about Outdoor Furniture Slip Cover
Today I decided to continue the theme of "Roadkill Rescue."Â I used some more reclaimed wood to make a coffee table for our outdoor space.Â I got a crate, probably used to transport bricks, and took it apart. This is the picture of the disassembled crate. I used a square and cut off the sides, to clean-up the sides. I had some old wheels that I attached to the underneath using 3" lag bolts. Easy peasy!!Â New coffee table, with character!Â You will have to look ... Read More about Outdoor Coffee Table
I have been busy working on a few projects today! My parents are visiting for Texas, and that allows me a little more flexibility. For one they watch the girls and two they are great at helping me with my wonderful "ideas". (They don't always get them but are supportive) Here's ONE of the projects I finished. I made a hanging light from a basket and an old light fixture. I know you have probably seen this done many ways, but here's my version... I found an old light and basket at Goodwill ... Read More about Basket Light