Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Project Gone Wonky

The DIY Queen’s domain.
Blog after blog parades one fantastic project after another.
It’s reminiscent of REM’s “Shiny Happy People.”  We smile, skip, and happily do the show-and-tell thing. Our purpose is to inspire you, Dear Reader, to get to your own project. After-all, we did this thing in just three e-a-s-y steps in ten minutes on a Sunday afternoon just to fill in our spare time and are more than happy to tell you how as we skip with delight around our new creation.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Repurposed Sign

This homemade sign had been sitting in my stash.
Somebody, somewhere had loved it...but the love was gone.
She sat in the hot sun for hours at a yard sale until I came to rescue her.
And then she sat in my air conditioned house for...well...let's not discuss that part of this story...;)

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

My Favorite Wood Stain

Last week on FB I mentioned going to buy stain.
This rarely ever happens. Really. A quart of my favorite "dark walnut" lasts for years and years and years.
How? You ask...because I regularly make my own out of these simple ingredients:
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