Because my Etsy shop has nothing in it at the moment (I'm feverishly working on a romance novel), here is a new Etsy shop that I'm loving right now. Free Spirit Crafting Company has cute handcrafted keychains, makeup bags, and jewelry among other items. They are made by free spirited designer Dana T. for those … Continue reading Weekends on Wednesday: Free Spirit Crafting Co. on Etsy
Now that "Weekend DIY Girl" is back, you might have noticed that I'm posting only on Fridays. This is deliberate: 1) because it's the start of the weekend (duh), and 2) so you know when to expect my nuggets of goodness (in other words, to keep me on track so I won't leave you again). Starting next week, I … Continue reading Look for “Weekend DIY Girl” on Fridays; My products on Etsy
In my Home Office Reno, part 4, I started off with two bookcases: a tall, 8-cubed unit in a satin maple finish, and a short, wide double shelf bookcase with an oak laminate finish that I spray painted an antique gold. Two finishes that no longer work in the space. In a previous redesign, I … Continue reading Home Office Reno, part 4 of…The Bookcase Debacle
Finally! the desk I dismantled and sanded in April 2020 is finally done 3 months later! If you've seen my IG, you know I did have to break my quarantine to go to a home improvement store (for, among other things, a new toilet seat. Toilet seat replacement in an upcoming post). So, of course … Continue reading Home Office Reno, part 3 of… Desk is finally done!
Part 4 of my Home Office Renovation is to paint 2 pieces of major furniture: A double bookshelf and my desk. The desk interior cubby needs one more coat, but after that, I'm stalled while doing my part to #StayAtHome. After all, there's so much more to do on this renovation. I thought the double … Continue reading Even DIYers get it wrong…
Walls finished finally. I can't get paint for my next project (the desk) because I'm doing my part to #stayhome so now's the time to clean clutter. *sigh* so much clutter.#quarantineweekend #weekendDIYgirl #homeofficerenovation #amatuerDIY #amateurdiyer
Even though it doesn't feel like winter here, I have been hibernating in a sense, mostly hunkered down writing my debut romance novel. I have been working on a couple of projects off and on. One is my coffee table up-cycle, and the other is a home office renovation I've been talking myself into for … Continue reading Home Office Renovation, Part 3 of …