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Happy Friday, friends!
Last weekend I taught at a Fusion Mineral Paint conference out of town (so fun!), which encouraged me to buy a long overdue saw. I am so estatic with my new toy that I’ve yet to blog about!
Then naturally, once the saw was in the garage, I had to clean that, ending up with a big, satisfying dump run. Then I picked up paint so I could re-coat the work tables. And then a shelf came down. And and and…
See where this is going? I guess I’m doing a workshop makeover. So I hope to get this one to the point of a new post soon to show you around!
I also did a little clothes shopping to prepare for the workshop and upcoming trip. Not my fav thing to do, however it is nice to be able to grab something nice out of your closet for a change other than one of my son’s ratty old oversized t-shirts… Egads. No wonder I never wanted to go out! Who else is not a fan of the clothes shopping thing?! Or do you like it? Please tell me why you like it… I want to like it too.
I DID get my DIY on as well…
Inspired by a beautiful new book filled with DIY projects, (book info inside this post) I Ikea hacked a faux plant into a topiary and concreted up a clay pot! And now I want everything concrete looking! Which is possible with this fabulously easy technique!
Speaking of concrete, this next project is part of the fabulous highlights from last week’s link party…
If you aren’t into the faux deal, here’s how to get the REAL concrete deal using a simple little box as a mold! LOVE the wooden legs on this cutie-pie!
This bed lined with straw hats is positively DREAMY. I started collecting straw hats but left them outside so they had to be thrown out. Now I want to start again for the indoors.
If you love to mentally get away from it all, start following Songbird. Marianne’s aesthetic is so calming.
I’m all for easy builds, and this one definitely does it for me! This chunky bench with stock lumber really packs a scrumptious visual punch! If you love the look of super solid wood, this one’s for you.
Genius. Just genius. I love the flicker of candles but would never have bothered to bring them outdoors due to the wind. This solution is wonderful! I want to try this! Can you visualize a calming flicker during a hot summer evening too?
Oh my goodness… my mind is going a little frantic right now. There is NO END to the looks you can create with tiles for planters… and I’m especially fond of the moroccan look since those patterns tend to be intricate to create.
Check out the three different ones side by side in this post… adorable!
Stock lumber to the rescue once again, for a super cool DIY cozy wood bench for the outdoors! These plans make this one a super easy build. The three separate seat cushions have this style resembling a real sofa!
What have you made this past week? Link up below!
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