Building An Easy Bench
Hello Everyone! I hope your week is going well. I'm going to give you a glimpse of what we've been working on. You can check out an update of additional building plans for this bench here. This is where we currently keep our shoes: This is what will replace the current shoe bench: Why? Because the small shoe bench can only hold 2 people. Usually it's covered in kid stuff and can barely hold 1 person. Biker Boy and I keep our shoes in the bench and it's a pain moving stuff or children to get…
Strong and Tough Platform Bed DIY
Strong and Tough Platform Bed DIY: DIY platform bed with approximately $60-$90 that definitely will last. Made with plywood, 2x6's, 4x4's, and castors (wheels). More pictures available at www.myplatformbed.com. You will need: Materials Needed: …
A Farmhouse Table *PIC*
Alan Young Hello friends, Here is a long write-up on the building of a Farmhouse Table. I delivered the table this past weekend. The project started with a request from the clients for a "beefy" table -Hickory for the top to match their floors and a painted base-color to match their Kitchen
Green should always be seen. How lovely it would be to have the means for such beautifully designed and decorated extravagance. This little nook is so much more than just a hole in the wall . It's a recess, a hide away from the world . Just pull the beautiful curtains around you and forget all your worties in the loveliest way.
jenny lind bed paint + DIY bed rails - Crazy Wonderful
In my latest post on Sam’s big boy room you got to see his finished antique Jenny Lind bed I found off Craigslist. I am beyond thrilled with how it turned out! This is how the bed looked when we got it off Craigslist. Completely worn out. Looked like it may have been in […]
Old World Love
One thing you are going to see a lot more of from me this year, are old world finishes. I shared many finishes in my last post of 2011, but this look is really my first love. It has such a warm vintage feel. The finish I used on this small frame is one of my favorites. The frame was gold. Sorry gold lovers. I love gold too, but I wanted a different look. I gave it a generous layer of dark grey. No priming necessary, the finish was very dry. Next, I slathered on a coat of white gesso. Then I…
Chunky Bed Frame
I wanted a proper bed frame for our California king bed. It had been on a metal frame that was getting old, and was starting to dip on the...
Expedit storage bed - IKEA Hackers
Materials: Expedit shelving unit, Sultan Lade Description: I used 5 Expedit shelves as the base, arranged so that there were no gaps along the 2 exposed sides. I built a bed box for the top by cutting planks into boards 6″x77.75″ (2 each) and 6″x40″ (2 each). The boards for the bed box were held …
Threaded inserts, I been doing it wrong all along
I have been installing them backwards, I have even seen a tool made for using them backwards too. Watch this video "here":http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIhEqoKE8Dc&feature=player_embedded
Château de Chantore | Chambres d'hôtes en Châteaux et Demeures Privées en France
Un château bâti au XVIIIe siècle de style Louis XIII. Il bénéficie d'une belle vue sur le Mont-Saint-Michel, niché dans…
Great French Provincial Design Is a Philosophy More Than a Look
French Provence Style-magazine.pierrefrey.com New York interior designer Miles Redd says, "Life in the 21st Century means taking the best of history and making
This Rustic Tudor-Style Home Will Make You Want to Move to France
In the master bedroom, the cozy bed is a family heirloom, and the mirror above it was designed by Chollet using an antique frame.