house numbers, crafts, Plants have now grow up to be nearly as tall as the bottom of the frames and the vines have spilled over and onto the walk

House Numbers

Since we are sharing address signs, I thought I would share my pinterest inspired house numbers. ...

succulent gardening, flowers, gardening, repurposing upcycling, succulents, Now

Succulent Gardening

I am in love with succulents. Thought I would share my version of the succulent grill. The first...

potting bench, doors, outdoor living, repurposing upcycling, The sink is the original one from the kitchen in the house salvaged from the cellar

Potting Bench

When we replaced the old front door on our 100 year old home, I couldn't bring myself to throw the...

backyard mega makeover, gardening, outdoor living, patio, porches, The side yard as it looks now All fencing is repurposed and was purchased off of Craigslist

Backyard Mega Makeover

When we bought this old house three summers ago, the backyard was a nightmare. I remember standing...

sturdy trellis, gardening, Unfortunately a violet hail storm quickly decimated this clematis and though it has come back this year it is just two sad little vines I am hoping that it is photosynthesizing like a maniac and building itself up for next year

Sturdy trellis

I asked my husband to build me a sturdy trellis and as usual, he outdid himself. We (well, I...

beginning to look like spring, container gardening, gardening, outdoor living, Window boxes on the fence

Beginning to Look Like Spring...

It sure feels like my garden is off to a very slow start. What a Schizophrenic start we have had to...

small room makeover on a small budget, bedroom ideas, home decor, You can see from the picture how narrow the room is

Small Room Makeover on a Small Budget...

This is a narrow little bedroom that my middle son painted a very dark grey when we moved in. The...

storm damage broken bow ne, home maintenance repairs

Storm Damage, Broken Bow, NE

I took a short walk this morning, encompassing about eight city blocks, and here is a peek at damage...

umbrella planter on the cheap side, gardening

Umbrella Planter on the Cheap Side

I have been eyeing a planter for my umbrella pole, but the ones I found were very pricey (say $39...

window seat daybed, diy, doors, home decor, painted furniture

Window Seat/daybed

We had a odd little space at the top of our stairs. It was billed as a sitting room, but was not...

Lori J
Lori J