September 20, 2012

Campaign Dresser Prep

I finally found a matching pair of campaign dressers on criagslist! They are the right shape, the right amount of drawers, and have all their hardware! I don’t know if it’s an East Coast thing, but it was super hard to find a pair at a reasonable price. I feel out West, they basically give them away. They are in far-from-perfect condition, but with a little DIY-TLC, I am pretty confident we can get them ready for the nursery and looking good enough for our little prince! We have been inspired by so many great refinish jobs around the web! […]
September 4, 2012

Building Raised Beds with Safety in Mind

I have been bugging Joey about putting a raised bed on the side of the house to grow some small fruits and veggies for a while now. We got about as far as a sketch, a location, and a discussion for a long long time. I have this vision of our yard being something like this one day.. But today, we will focus on working with what we have and then get fancier as we get mor comfortable with working beyond wood. You would not believe how much research one has to do to grow edibles safely in a raised […]