I received a sample in the mail the other day from Minwax. It included a couple packages of their wood finishing cloths, and a small piece of wood. At first glance the wood looked like an artists palette. (more…)...Read More
Nothing says housewarming like lighting things on fire... right? It is called houseWARMING after all.No no, this post isn't about burning your friends house down, but I will show you how to warm it with a small (controlled) flame. Meet my adorable housewarming gift idea; the DIY Housewarming Candle Holder. (more…)...
My least favourite part of the kitchen used to be the peninsula. It was short and stubby, too small to use as a prep space and looked awkward. I had originally hoped to build the peninsula deeper to house a beverage fridge and get full counter depth cupboards & drawers. However it became apparent that to...Read More
As the Holidays are fast approaching, I am rapidly trying to knock a few items off the big old To-Do list, including making a few handmade gifts. This year has been a tough one to produce a lot of homemade gifts. Both El Granto and I have been working long hours at our day jobs,...Read More
Aaaaand were done! Daniel and Adelle moved into their new place and took their newly finished modern farmhouse table and benches with them. Mind you as much as we will enjoy our garage space back, we will miss working with Daniel and Adelle on this project! It's different working with friends than a spouse, it's...Read More