Furniture · Knitting · Misc. DIY · Organizing

Last post of 2018: curtains, casting on, and a bit of organizing

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

Embroidery · Furniture · Lace · Misc. DIY · Paint jobs · Quilting · Videos

New house! Also: lace, needlework, quilts, paint, and a wreath

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

Embroidery · Furniture

Bistro set, unpick-a-rama, and Photoshop

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