We had four old winter tires taking up space below the deck, so we were off and running to build our DIY tire tower.
Most of the houses on our street started out with the same gross exterior lights: dull white lantern-style sconces with a flat finish — like maybe they had been primed, for some weird reason.
They’re called “compression sheets” or “sensory sheets,” and basically they’re designed to a person into their bed so they feel cozy and secure — hence calming them down, making it easier to sleep, etc.
Our family recently spent eight sunny days in southern Ontario, visiting my dad and stepmom. While it was a vacation away from my writing, I apparently couldn’t last eight days without getting paint all over myself. I hadn’t planned on DIYing on vacation, but… Continue Reading “DIYing while on vacation”
Since this is Nova Scotia and our summers can be very rainy — not to mention the Adirondack chair is likely going to sit outside year-round — we wanted to use pricier pressure-treated lumber.