Sunday, April 19, 2015

Creative Inexpensive Frame(s)

I am always excited when I can use something that was either free or practically free.
Today I turned this old window into a frame display for my map.

The window is original to our home.

It is one of two windows that were taken down when we turned them into doors to access

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

How does your Garden Grow?

This year was my first year attempting a "Winter" garden.
If you remember, back in January I built a simple pvc-plastic hoop house.
I planted mixed lettuce, spinach and kale.
Here is what we have so far.

The salad mix and the spinach are

Friday, April 10, 2015

Pergola Carport

It has been a few weeks since we added a pergola carport to our backyard.
We decided on having someone building this.
At this time I am not able to tackle another big outdoor project.
(although I just added and plowed a 15x10 veggie garden area, in addition to our current 16x8 garden area)

The reason behind this addition is the possibility of converting our garage into a rec room.
Maybe even close off the laundry area, 
which is already located in the garage.
I am budgeting the upgrades and researching the best solution for us.
This garage transformation would be a DIY project, and it would take some time from start to finish.

Back to the carport.
We wanted a carport that didn't look like a carport.
Make sense, right?
I like the