“The tiny seed knew that in order to grow it needed to be dropped in dirt, covered in darkness, and struggle to reach the light.” — Sandra Kring Life often needs to grow through the same situation seeds start from and often partnerships do to. I’m a firm believer in working together with your partner, … Continue reading DIY Raised Border.
Well, we have made it! What a year this has been! Living through the worst pandemic since nineteen eighteen! Its anyones guess as to what twenty twentyone will bring Thankfully for tonight though, we don’t have to sing!! We know a great deal of time and effort has been put into today, So you both … Continue reading Without words, everything is a blank slate!
Woodworking matters. It's more than a pastime or hobby being a woodworker means that you know the satisfaction and pride that comes from using your hands and mind to build beautiful, functional objects, and that you're as interested in the process as the outcome. Amid the speed and chaos of the modern world, woodworking gives … Continue reading Know the satisfaction and pride that comes from using your hands – Our take on a Apothecary Cabinet.
I can’t believe it’s been nearly a year since me and my boy tackled their bedrooms. Both were in a sorry state and desperately needed a little tlc, well actually a lot of tlc. Mark was heading to Germany for his yearly trip to Hockenheim drag strip, to crew for my brother in law Smithy. … Continue reading House to home, Box Room Makeover
When we moved into Number 15, our utility room/boot room, was beyond ugly. No matter how much I scubbed it, it never looked clean. It was a real sorry state of affairs and an all round embarrassment. It’s the first room family and friends see as the enter our home, so I really wanted this … Continue reading House to Home – Boot-room aka utility-room.
Four years ago we viewed our house, in a sleepy helmet on the border of Hampshire and Wiltshire, for the very first time and OMG it looked like a bomb had hit with full force. It was disgustingly dirty and needed lots and lots of work, to make it anything near the level we were … Continue reading House To Home
My 101st Granny Square was the Savannah by Polly Plum. My plan was just to use, Scheepjes Stonewashed in, Rose Quartz, Corundum Ruby and Garnet but after the first few rounds I felt they blended together a little two much, so I threw Moon Stone into the mix. In hindsight I wish I had re-made the … Continue reading Nuts About DNA Afghan – Square 101