Summer Pallet Picnic

I spent the weekend chopping firewood for the impending winter solstice and took a moment to reminisce about the picnic I had in my backyard during midsummer. It was so simple to do using recycled pallets yet the effect was exactly what we were looking for. By simply...

Lost Platter Refinished

I host dinner parties for friends regularly and usually my friends will bring party favors in the form of flowers, food, or wine. And naturally these items need to be carried in or packaged in some manner. So naturally, for me, the bags or boxes that gifts arrive in...

Festival Hunting

If you are like me, you just love heading off to country festivals to see what kind of projects you can talk yourself into. Such was the case this past weekend when I stumbled across this older decorative plaque. When wandering around these festivals the trick is to...