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 pallet projects

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Pallet pool noodle organizer

Pretty and practical poolside pallet projects My truck came with some bad news. The transmi$$ion fried. So looks like summer will be at home this round. The place that will be doing the work can’t take me till next Tuesday so I had to drive Rent-a-Wreck home. I was able to get up to 20 […]

A drill-handled junk-styled one board tool box build

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drill handled tool box as flower vase

A drill-handled junk-styled one board tool box build 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 […]

Plant low cost, low upkeep perennial flower beds that forever bloom!

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Plant low cost, low upkeep perennial flower beds that forever bloom! 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 flower bed borders around the perimeter of their backyard. […]

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! […]