Coffee pod storage with a crate and a basket

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coffee pod storage old crate and fry basket

I love my coffee! So I came up with this little coffee pod storage with a crate and a basket. A fry basket that is. And as all owners of pod coffee makers well know, you need coffee pod storage. I wasn’t too happy with the standard market fare, so I set out to devise […]

Summer 2011 garden, yard and junk photos – REVEAL

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 Well, the pool is now folded up and tucked away…  (it’s really still sprawled all over the lawn trying to dry) The lawn is cut for the last time this season… (it’s really a foot long due to our rain) And it’s time to embrace fall! (yes please… I’m so tired of taking care of […]

Pretty and practical poolside pallets

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I needed salt today. Bad. “You can buy the chips ya know.” “I can?!? I just had them yesterday!” “Yeah, that’s ok. If we were at the beach, you’d get them. So we may as well put this summer on the map. Get the chips.” We were at the corner store we visited yesterday. My […]

The drill handled junk style one board tool box build

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When Julie introduced the idea of all of us trying to build a tool box, my first thought was, “But I like old authentic stuff… and I can make most anything work that I find, so why build one?” Well, Miss Julie made me put my thinking cap on. I’ve never built one before, but […]

How to plant low cost, low upkeep ‘forever flowering flowerbeds’

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How to plant low cost, low upkeep ‘forever flowering flowerbeds’ Don’t you just adore English style gardens? A few years back, whenever I went to my gardening brother and sis-in-law’s place, the first thing I always wanted to do was look at their English styled garden borders around the perimeter of their backyard. Once upon […]

Rustic garden shed 3 – a gate and a crate flowerbox

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The day I landed this sweet little metal gate at the dump, my heart smiled! The gate will soon become a flower trellis for the rustic garden shed. But it has a special place it will be tucked into…   This firetruck parts crate turned crate flowerbox was the perfect size for the garden shed! […]