Tackle it Tuesday–Hanging Stuff

You can see all of my Tackles here. * * * This week. I hung things up. Alright. Phil hung things up. But I stood nearby handing him screws, drills, levels, and pencils. So I helped. And I told him where to put things. I don’t have before pictures this week. Mostly because pictures of blank walls would be, well, … Read More

Tackle It Tuesday–$4 Garage Sale Table!

You can see all of my Tackles here. * * * I’d been looking for a craft table, figuring I’d spend $20 or so. I stopped at my brother’s house to visit one morning and when I left, I found this gem just a few houses down. (I called and made him come get it for me!) The best part? … Read More

One Room Down Baby!!

One room is done!! We just need to drywall a little above a door, get some trim for the ceiling and that’s that!! This has been a LONG time coming! Way Before: The Surprise Under the Floor: After: Before: After:

Tackle It Tuesday–Surprise Under the Floor

, You can see all of my Tackles here. * * * It was supposed to be an easy job. Rip up the carpet, lay the new oak laminate floor. Done in four or five hours. Uh huh. Sure. “Honey, does it look like the floor’s bowing there by the window? Where’s your level?” “Yep, it’s bowed alright. I bet … Read More

Tackle It Tuesday–more remodeling

, You can see all of my Tackles here. * * * Are you sick of the construction photos yet? You should be. I am. I’m trying to be happy about all this change, but it’s tiring and I’m so done with the packing thing. Then there’s the banging upstairs and the cold and the dirt. Plus, I can’t go … Read More

Tackle It Tuesday. More Dormer Construction.

You can see all of my Tackles here. * * * Alrighty! Here’s a photo of Zane’s (former!) room last week as I emptied it in anticipation of our friend Sam coming to use his mad construction skillz.In case you missed last week or you’re too lazy to click here** to see last week’s post–I’ll update you. We’re moving, Sam … Read More

What Do You Think?

Ok, here’s what my kitchen looks like now. We bought and installed these pretty brushed steel ceiling fans and I found this picture: The cabinets are the exact same color. I can take off the hardware and spray paint them with brushed steel. What do you think of the wall and countertop colors and do you think this might look … Read More

Tackle It Tuesday

Did I tell you I hate moving? No? Well I do. It’s good and bad and evil and beautiful. Here’s half of Zane’s room. The other half is in the truck with our biggest helper–Patches. This is 1/100th of the boxes I still need to pack. If there’s one good thing, it’s that we’re packing so close to Easter. Egg … Read More

Tackle It Tuesday–More Remodeling

More Remodeling! These were taken a couple weeks ago, but if I spread them out, it looks like we’re really working hard. See. I have a plan. Truth is, we were sick for awhile then had some commitments and we really haven’t got a whole lot finished. I’ve been packing and y’know what? It looks like I’ve done nothing. But … Read More

A Day Late. . .

. . .and a dollar short. But it is what it is. Here’s some pictures for Tackle it Tuesday on Wednesday. I thought yesterday was Wednesday all day and I thought it was Friday this morning. So I’m guessing it’s just one of those weeks. These are from January 20th we sanded and whitewashed the wood. See that icky, yucky … Read More