Sunday, May 24, 2015

Not necessary, but...

We worked on the shop yesterday and *surprise* I found a whole box of vinyl decals that I had gotten years ago for the real house.  They are finally home.

Over the front door:
I love this. <3

By the front door:



The plum wall in my craftroom:

Monday, May 18, 2015

Craftroom bath

We finally installed the toilet and vanity in the craftroom. I love how it turned out! 
Now to decorate... :-)

Oh sunshine...

How I love thee.







Saturday, February 28, 2015

Toilet paper dispenser

We moved into the house in December and after the big push to get occupancy and the holidays, I think we just took a collective breath and haven't done much on the house. 

So the family was out today and I had the house to myself (finally!)... I started doing laundry and cleaning but there was a hammer in my bathroom (don't ask) and so this happened:

And then this:

Using the moulding scraps, router, sliding miter & table saws, I made this:

Don't look too closely or you will have confirmation that I am NOT a carpenter. But it is functional and doesn't look too bad from a distance. :)

Saturday, December 13, 2014

First Christmas Tree

Our motto is: Go big or go home...

Tom had planted trees over the years for us to use as Christmas trees.  They were great for several years until they were all too big for the mobile. This is one of them:


I believe this beast is about 18'.

Our first attempt at lights was an epic fail:

But in the end we won! :)

And next year the tree will be no taller than 10'. Period.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Cats make it home

Now that the cats are comfortable here, it's really official. 







Monday, December 8, 2014