Jasmin Marisett, contributor | June 27th, 20136 comments
An amazing woman in my town is doing amazing things with a park the city had otherwise left as "forgotten" in a neighbourhood that is, well, it needs some prettying and a better reputation. She wrote and asked if I would contribute a sign for her children's butterfly garden she wanted to create in the new community gardens that were being built in the park. I had the perfect piece that I had been keeping for just an occasion!
Retrofit Culture, member | June 18th, 20135 comments
For this table, the "inside" of the table was hand sanded to bare wood and then coated with a semi-opaque grey stain. The "outside" parts of the table where also sanded, then painted with grey paint...
Jasmin Marisett, contributor | May 20th, 20134 comments
In the age of "stuff" many people are looking for unique ways to display their favorite things. Here is a great conversation piece for your room or porch! And the best part, you can display whatever tickles your fancy and matches your decor!
AvaBlakeCreations, member | May 14th, 20133 comments
This was an Antique Bed that my husband made into a bench, using all the wood from the bed. I painted it with Van Gogh Chalk Paint and took it to the back roads to take the WOWZA after pictures! You...
The Story of my Patio Bench
I've been looking for a bench for awhile now...not finding one to suit me... my mind was wondering. So one day I was at one of my favorite junkin places and looked out at...
Jasmin Marisett, contributor | March 28th, 20133 comments
Good bye winter and woodstoves - hello piles of left overs! Wedding season is coming up and we've been getting requests for simple DIY centre pieces for rustic themes. Well, this project took about 10 minutes. There are so many things that you can add to make it fun - and I'll post some more ideas once I get to the fun decorating part! For now - here is a simple start!
RenewedInterest, member | March 17th, 20135 comments
Old TV cabinets are often very well made so my brother and I have come up with ways to repurpose them. This was our first design made entirely of things we had on hand except for the wire wine glass...