A few years ago I went to the messiest yard sale in the largest backyard eva. Those are the absolute best. Tables full of junk and no prices. I’m a scavenger, really. I found these 2 seats and was told by the lady that her father had made them with the intention of making them stools. Well, for a buck each, they were mine. Continue reading “Plant Stand From a Wooden Seat and Bed Frame Feet”
How To Rewire a Vintage Swag Lamp Using a Light Kit
I found this awesome vintage pendant lamp at our local Habitat some months back and would you believe I noticed in the 2nd season of Stranger Things (if you don’t have Netflix, get it for this show alone) that this very same pendant lamp was above Ms. Byers dining room table? My new lamp. Is a prop. On an awesome show. I think it was white but, it was the exact same. Feel free to watch it and let me know if I’m mistaken. Because you should totally watch it.
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How to Make a Wooden Insert for a Metal Basket
I love baskets of all kinds. When I’m out thrifting, I always look at the baskets and I have to tell myself I just don’t need them. It isn’t like I have a lot but, if I wasn’t careful I know I could get into some trouble. They’re just so versatile. You can use baskets for organization, for storage, simple home decor and they can be in any room of the house. Continue reading “How to Make a Wooden Insert for a Metal Basket”
How to Fix a Broken Drawer Side with Dovetails Using a Bandsaw
My brother in law texted me one day and asked if I wouldn’t mind taking a look at a broken dresser drawer from his son’s dresser wondering if I’d be able to repair it. Seeing the picture he sent me, I’d asked if it was just coming apart. He said, yep, the drawer side is coming apart and there isn’t much teeth left and that he’d tried fixing it to no avail. All I said was, I’d be willing to try. Continue reading “How to Fix a Broken Drawer Side with Dovetails Using a Bandsaw”