Lately I've been dabbling in wood working. I'm certainly no expert at it but I actually find it relaxing and it brought out a creative side of me I didn't even know existed. A few weeks ago I purchased 70 bags of topsoil for what I hope turns out to be a garden at some point in the future. They were delivered on a standard 40 x 48 inch wooden pallet. From the look of it, this pallet has had its fair share of use. As I stood there in my garage looking at this worn and weathered pallet, I noticed a sense of beauty about its rusted nails and abused gray wood. I pondered what the story was behind it and how many adventures it had been on. So what did I do? I started to dismantle it with a pry bar and a hammer so I could use it to burn in the backyard fire pit I had recently finished. After I had finished taking it apart, it laid on my garage floor in pieces and I suddenly had an idea, I don't know why or what had prompted it, but for some reason I thought to myself "Hey, that would make a neat looking coffee table."
My intent was to build a coffee table for my living room, as my current coffee table had a lovely 70's flair to it that I wasn't exactly fond of. The first task at hand was to decide what I would use for the table legs. I noticed that the 3 stringers (the pieces of wood that support the deck boards) had arches cut in them, this were used to accommodate the forklift in its previous life. I found these stringers to be perfect for the legs as they are sturdy and the arch cut into them would provide a decorative look. I cut the stringers right down the middle of the arches and was able to get 4 identical pieces that I could use for the legs.
Basement. Published at Tuesday, October 09th 2018, 14:50:44 PM by Shelby G.
Do you sometimes feel like you never see your kids any more?
Decor. Published at Tuesday, October 09th 2018, 14:50:38 PM by Shelby G.
The theme of autumn has always been the harvest and the wreaths this year showcase that featuring autumn berries in many designs. This option is perfect for those that prefer a more subtle and understated arrangement over the designs mentioned above. Created in the spectacular colors of the autumn season, these wreaths feature cluster of rich autumn berries that instantly bring to mind food and the harvest.
Autumn Berry Wreaths
Garage. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 15:01:22 PM by Shelby G.
This is one of the types of garage shelving arrangements used in many places where there is not much space even for a car. There's the advantage of taking your shelving high and wide in which case you will still have access to space on the garage floor. This garage storage shelving can allow you to hold bins where you keep such things as light bulbs, tools, seasonal clothing and shoes. The entire garage floor space can still be used by your car and other items like scooters, push mowers, bicycles and other things you may deem fit to store in your garage.
There are many benefits that can be counted and are attributable to the use of garage cabinets and storage. It is not only your garage that will experience freedom, but you are going to enjoy freedom in your garage yourself because the organizing all of the clutter will lead to an easier life for you. Everything in your house especially those vital tools have their respective places and you won't need to expend energy in fruitless missions searching for items that are not lost but only misplaced. Above all, your car for which the garage was created in the first place would have its rightful place back in your garage instead of being exposed to the elements outside in the driveway.
Gazebo. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 15:00:42 PM by Shelby G. Gazebo Plans - Do You Want To Build a Gazebo In Your Backyard?
Have you been thinking of constructing a gazebo in your backyard? Purchasing a pre-built gazebo can be very expensive. You will also be unable to choose the size and shape of your gazebo as per your exact requirements. The gazebo could also be missing some of the accessories you need. Buying a gazebo will seriously narrow down your options.
Cedar is one of the best woods which can be used for building outdoor structures. It is highly weather resistant and resistant to insects and pests. You can also use redwood, but it will be a litter more expensive than cedar. You can use bark to cover the outside of the gazebo instead of painting it, if you want to give it a more natural look.
Decor. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 14:13:50 PM by Shelby G.
Closet Organizers - Consider closet organizers and inexpensive plastic hooks for additional clothing and accessory storage.13 Creative Ideas For Decorating And Organizing Your Dorm Room
The best way to start any dorm room decorating project is to select a quality comforter that not only reflects your personal style but can be used as the color or pattern foundation for your dorm room.
Decor. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 14:13:48 PM by Shelby G.
Colleges don't tolerate any painting of their dorm rooms. But they aren't completely without sympathy for your situation. Dorm rooms usually come with little strips along the ceilings. All you need to do is to buy fabric that is as long as the room is high and attach it to these strips. You will right away end up with a beautifully colorful room that looks new and fresh. You can do as much with fabric as you can with paint. Since fabric comes printed with any kind of pattern you want, hanging fabric on your walls can bring in an even more colorful effect to your room. You can either take the same pattern to go all around or you can mix and match. The choice is entirely up to you (and of course your roommate).
A great way to have a strange room turn friendly and inviting would be to bring in a few plants. Not only will plants help you keep your indoor air quality up recycling the carbon dioxide, they will make everything look fresh and friendly too. Of course, you'll have to be sure that you water your plants properly and that you pick the right kind of plants for the level of sunlight they can get. You will have to also remember that when you go home for a vacation, you'll have to arrange for someone to take care of you plant watering at the right times.
Garage. Published at Sunday, October 07th 2018, 15:01:20 PM by Shelby G. How to Make Sure Your Garage Floor Ideas Work
The way that your home is presented is a pleasure for all to see. You probably take a great deal of pride in its appearance and might even have invested in some great, tiled floors. You want these to shine every day and take your mop out whenever you get home, also ensuring that the grout is in the best condition possible. The problem is that whenever you step into your garage, you feel as if you're going out into the yard. You have to go in and out of there often, to go to the garbage bin, to do laundry or to go back and forth to the car. What you need are some garage floor ideas to clean it all up, so that you don't have to deal with all that dirt and concrete dust.
However many garage floor ideas you can come up with
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