Easy DIY Umbrella Planter Stand

I have planned on these umbrella stands for a couple of years.  I had made two of these when we lived in Rothesay NB ten plus years ago.  At that time,  I used ceramic pots.  After a couple of years the ceramic pots started to crack because of the cold during winter (I probably left … Continue reading Easy DIY Umbrella Planter Stand

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Make a Bartop or Countertop with Cork & Epoxy

A few years ago (January/February of 2012) we updated our basement.  Previously it was a large open space that felt a little cold and it's shape made it odd to furnish. The room had is where our gym equipment, a sofa and chair, a hutch with a tv, and our piano all sat mismatched together. … Continue reading Make a Bartop or Countertop with Cork & Epoxy

Bedroom Makeover: How to Paint furniture with Milk Paint

 This winter I updated this bedroom and I'm so excited how it has turned out, I wanted to share how easily it was to do.   To finish decorating the room, I will add artwork, an area rug, and make an upholstered headboard.  I will post pictures when I do.   I used milk paint to refurbish … Continue reading Bedroom Makeover: How to Paint furniture with Milk Paint

Seashore Beach Vacation Memory Picture Frame

During a recent visit to Florida with our God-daughter Kaylee, we managed many visits to the beach were we built sand sculptures, scavenged for seashells, picnicked while listening to the waves, and of course, frolicking in the ocean (fully dressed on one occasion).  After our collection of shells starting piling up, I came up with this … Continue reading Seashore Beach Vacation Memory Picture Frame