Two weeks or so and a lot has happened. Not as much as planned, but oh well. Let’s start outside. We’ve had a week and a half now of snow, which is fun in December, not so much now in February. It’s starting to taper off but will probably take a week to melt at… Continue reading Whole lotta painting going on, etc.
Let’s see here… much of the last few days have been garden-related, so let’s start there. Today the Walmart in Langford had their summer bulbs selection out, and I might have gone a bit nutso. Just a bit. But I have white-edged purple calla lilies, double stargazer lilies, an assortment of white and pink lilies,… Continue reading Zen and the art of living room decorating
I had a huge list of things to post here until I checked and realized I forgot to update the list after posting my last blog. Oh well. But I have done a little bit. Namely, I hemmed and added trim to curtains for two rooms in my new house: These green velvet drapes got… Continue reading Last post of 2018: curtains, casting on, and a bit of organizing
First up: so I’ve been in the new house for about a week now. Not moved in, mind you – just in and doing some fixing up. Dad’s discovering a lot of wiring issues and has come to the conclusion that whoever did the wiring was a moron. I disagree. The house is 117 years… Continue reading New house! Also: lace, needlework, quilts, paint, and a wreath
So there’s this cheap-ass metal bistro set at Walmart that I’ve had an eye on for a few weeks now. $128 CDN, which is certainly cheap, but I know the Walmart drill: it will eventually get cheaper. Today was that day, and when I went in to get some groceries… just groceries, pinky swear!… there… Continue reading Bistro set, unpick-a-rama, and Photoshop
Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. So, I’ve had this table since junior high woodworking class. I didn’t turn the pedestal, as that had been an abandoned project by some previous student, but I assembled it and I think I routered the edge… Continue reading DIY Project: Distressed table