You KNOW I'm a junker by now, right? Well, I'm stepping out from behind the computer monitor and will chat live about it at a fab place that's local to me.
Milner Village Garden Centre is a girl's dream day out. It's a store and greenhouse all in one. But they're ramping it up and making it about workshops and an amazing lunch too!
I'll be in front of a demo table junkin' up the joint with pretty plants and such. AND in a separate segment, talking about how SOCIAL MEDIA can step up your gardening passion and business. I mean, could you imagine not sharing our gardening on Hometalk?! :)
There will be other demo tables and speakers too! (see main poster in photos)
If you are a local, I'd LOVE to meet you! If you aren't a local, watch the hashtag to capture all the updates and blogposts and pictures and setup and shopping and and and and such! This is gonna be a hoot!
In 2006 we decided to update and upgrade our 1990 galley-style kitchen, and we are SO pleased with how it looks now. We did not want to alter the kitchen's footprint, so we designed our
kitchen so that works for us without having to move any walls.
We chose to lay Brazillian Cherry flooring at an angle to increase the appearance of the room's width, while adding to the natural beauty of the cherry cabinetry.
Extra touches make it special, such as adding granite countertops with a tumbled marble backsplash, a farmer's or apron sink, the double-drawer dishwasher, a 5-burner gas cooktop with a pot filler avove, a convection wall oven and an Advantium wall microwave which cooks with microwave and/or heat.
Instead of a raised breakfast bar, we actually lowered it to table height, which we love; the two of us seldom used our kitchen table anyway. We replaced the table with a charming windowseat made out of matching cabinetry. All of the lower cabinets have pull-out shelves for easier, full access, and several cabinets and drawers make unique and very functional use of space.
Commented on Dec 27, 2012
Thank you, Theresa. We wanted to do it right so it would still be functional in our retirement,
This dresser came into ud and I thought - ohhhhhh lord .. what am I to do with this? I wont' lie. It sat here for quite some time. The previous owner had duct taped over parts of the
drawer fronts that were cracked and falling apart. Thats how bad it is. The top area was created from one of the drawers and the inner shelf came from the piece of divider wood separating the drawers. 100% re-purposed and re- used! And the cats think its just Purrrrfect!
Another tired old deck is replaced with timeless pavers by Classic Garden Creations of Forest Grove, OR. A subtle curved design really sets the entryway and patio apart from the normal
square box look. A cedar arbor and fence create perfect court-yard ambiance. Flagstone steps which we set in concrete, will take you through the garden where a rock fire pit awaits the family to gather 'round. Shade-loving plants and Japanese maple trees accent the landscape.
Commented on Aug 04, 2012
Duffy, there are sealants you can apply over pavers to give them a semi-gloss or gloss look.
this was a bench I found in a Savers store with ugly, plastic, faux-quilted top. And I love black paint so I painted it black and covered it with a remnant from Joann Fabrics. Purchased and redone - all for less than $10.00
Commented on Jun 18, 2012
Fantastic! I can think of so many uses for such a nice piece. Good job!