Making shelves is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time now and I need to make more. I think some basement shelving would be awesome in our short 5’ 5” tall basement. Having a small home is wonderful. It forces us to question everything we bring in to the house. However, we still have too much stuff. We have a back “mudroom” that is pretty much overflow of the kitchen. However, there are plenty of other things we can add to this shelving unit. It just keeps adding up.
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Don’t you just sometimes want something to look good even if it doesn’t function any better or differently than what you already use? I have a perfectly fine yet perfectly boring and clunky typical store bought plastic 1 inch binder. What drives me crazy is the fact that I can’t bend the front cover all the way back. So, it lays on my tiny little desk top surface all sprawled out basically double the size of an 8 1/2″ x 11″ piece of paper. I have this idea that maybe, just maybe, if I make something that’s little more “me” that’ll it’ll force me to get stuff done. Is that a silly way of thinking or what? Continue reading “How to Make A Simple 3 Ring Wooden Binder” →
If you’re looking for a great chair project, have I got one for you. Heck, I’ve got this chair idea, this simple chair makeover, and this chair project (I’m still not happy with it) but, will tackle again one day. I’ve only been getting better especially at reupholstering. Just like most of my diy projects, I have no idea what the plan is until I’m in the thick of it. Can you relate? Continue reading “Nautical Colored Chair Makeover with Added Storage” →
One of my many home improvement dreams is to remove our disgusting, stained, dog hair filled carpeting. While our house is small, it would cost money that we don’t have to install real wood floors. Back in the day, when we had some money 😉 we had a friend help us remodel our kitchen and I purchased real wood flooring that was on sale. I’m happy I did it, but now I can’t imagine buying it for the rest of our house. Continue reading “How To Take Pallets Apart The Easy Way Using This Tool” →