Category Archives: DIY

Plant Stand

So I recently got my Dwarf Cavendish banana tree delivered all the way from South Carolina – for some reason I didn’t think to get it here locally, go figure.  After being in the box for 5 days in transit … Continue reading

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My Echeveria

Spring time is synonymous with planting.  When it’s sunny out, I just want to grow things.  As a brown thumb, I’ve been quite satisfied that I’ve managed to keep a few things alive around the house.  I’ve actually managed to … Continue reading

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Accent Table

After moving the chair from the bedroom to the living room, I ended up with a lone chair without an accent table.  Not a big deal if I’m just going to sit there with nothing in my hands, but how … Continue reading

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Another Stab

Laguna Beach has an art walk every first Thursday of the month.  Galleries are open late, and you can walk from one gallery to the next while sipping on wine, tasting cheese, and enjoying live entertainment.  In the 3 years … Continue reading

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As Promised

Uploaded a photo to Costco last night, went to pick up the frame during lunch time, picked up the photo after work, and voila!  

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Project #2

Now that the deck is done I’m looking for other things to do in the home.  Was going to clean and reorganize the garage, but that’s just not glamorous enough.  So moving on to the guest room… Back in NYC … Continue reading

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Pallet Tool Organizer

We ended up with a couple of pallets from deliveries we got in the last few weeks.  Instead of throwing the pallets away I wanted to repurpose it.  After looking online for ideas I decided that using it as a … Continue reading

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Facelift

J makes killer BBQ ribs, but his grill leaves much to be desired.  Since he refuses to get a new grill, I took things into my own hands. I gave it just a little touch of color.

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Colors

Now that we have a month-long break before the next set of guests arrive, we started back up with the DIY deck renovations.  The walls have finally been painted and the details attended to. Before – The puke green retaining … Continue reading

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Weekend Project

The problem with surfing pinterest is that you end up with a gazillion things you want to try.  This week was spray painting pine cones.  Since there’s an abundance of those in our front yard I decided to give it … Continue reading

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