When I was little, I had a wooden toy chest in my room. I brought it back to Ohio after my Texas trip this summer. It needed some minor repairs, a little TLC, and a fresh paint job. Michael repaired the wood and made the chest solid again. He primed it and made it ready for… Continue reading Nautical Toy Chest and Hanging Wooden Fish
I’m so excited to share all of the beautiful and beachy details from my baby shower. My three sisters gave me a very special shower, filled with seaside, ocean, and nautical inspiration. This nautical wreath, with an “M” for little Michael, greeted guests at the door. My sister-in-law, amazing everyone with her creativity, made it… Continue reading Bambino Beach Shower
We’ve been doing a lot of decorating in our new home, but I’m still looking for the perfect place to display my signal flag. This flag came straight off a ship, and is a natural fiber flag. Today, most ships use signal flags made of synthetic material, making the fiber flags more difficult to come… Continue reading Nautical Salvage
If you do not take baths and instead prefer to shower, have you ever wanted to do something with the space occupied by the spa or tub in your bathroom? Our project last weekend was to design, construct, paint, and finish a “spa cover” for the rather large and unused bathtub in our master bathroom.… Continue reading Unused Bathtub?
It’s colder in Cincinnati than it is in Texas, and that’s an understatement. Fortunately, the furnace in our new apartment works very well. Sometimes I stand right next to the floor vents to feel the heat coming up from the basement. However, the apartment is in an older house and older houses tend to get… Continue reading Down