Almost Built In

One of the things I have missed most since we moved to Germany are my constructions projects. In my own homes it seems I always had a construction project going, so renting can be very boring. When my good friend Robin moved to Germany in April and asked if she could hire me to build […]

Passion for Painted Furniture

Anyone who knows me will tell you I love painted furniture! A garage sale find can get an instant transformation from a quick coat of paint. Right now the chalk paint craze is in full swing, aged and distressed to look old and weathered but that is not the kind of painted furniture I am […]

Built In Beauty

Yesterday I talked about books so I figured today would be the perfect day to talk about bookshelves, more specifically build ins. When we bought our Alabama house we also bought this lovely stone fireplace, and yes I am being very sarcastic when I say lovely. I think it was a 1983 DIY project gone […]