My Projects

60’s Revival with an Eclectic Twist

Hello again! It’s been a while since my last post.  I have been busy working on a new project for a few months now and it is finally complete.  It was a daunting one to start but I am happy with the results.  I purchased a set of vintage dining chairs from an antique store… Continue reading 60’s Revival with an Eclectic Twist

My Projects

Refinishing a Vintage Treasure

Last summer I found this little coffee table at a flea market and not knowing exactly what I would do with it, I bought it just because I loved the ball and claw feet.  The woodworking on this little gem of a table is just not something you see much of any more, if at… Continue reading Refinishing a Vintage Treasure


2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,300 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 22 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… Continue reading 2014 in review


Wild in the City

Hello again!  It’s Victoria Day weekend and the official start of planting season so my post today will feature urban gardens.  Even though the weather is still pretty cold here for gardening, as we have pretty much just gotten through the worst winter ever, I can confidently say that people are out and about planning… Continue reading Wild in the City

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DIY Tack Board

Hi there!  In an ode to office organization I wanted to post one of my last projects which was a DIY tack board.  Couldn’t find anything interesting or pretty in the tack board department so I decided to craft one myself.  Off to Michaels I went and there I found an inexpensive, medium-sized tack board… Continue reading DIY Tack Board