There are so many different options for entertainment centers out there I had to think of what I was really looking for before scouring Pinterest for ideas. To narrow the search I knew somethings I wanted were: An entertainment center large enough to hold a 42” TV because I did not want to mount it… Continue reading PHASE 3….Entertainment Center
Phase 2 of my BIG Basement Project is to add some much needed character to the space. Since this is a basement with no windows (other than the small transom window in the corner that got covered up by the deck when it was installed…ugh!) and low ceilings, just 3 HUGE walls of nothing…no colorful,… Continue reading The Great Wall…of Entertainment!
Let’s recap for a second on what the “BIG Basement Project” is exactly…in my New Year, New Goals post I had many of this year’s resolutions listed that I wanted to do. Two of them were: Integrate a custom built in Murphy Bed System in the basement family room to make up for the guest… Continue reading BIG BASEMENT PROJECT…PHASE 1
Besides the Toy Bins another Christmas ‘gift’ my toddler received was a kid’s play table. I searched Pinterest for ideas and narrowed it down to 3 table options, all of which had features I liked but not all in the same table. So since I was making the table anyway I thought I might as… Continue reading Multi-Functional Kid’s Table…
Since my child is only coming up on 2 years old, I felt this last Christmas I could get away with giving him more functional gifts than unnecessary abundance of toys (especially since he has PLENTY)…Because he has so many is the reason for this tutorial on how to build toy bins anyway. The baskets… Continue reading Design and Function…Toy Bin Tutorial
Looking back at 2017, I accomplished a lot of projects, most of them for the store and for customers. Now 2018 is here, a new addition coming in April and a house that I have BIG VISIONS for but have yet to accomplish many of them. I think its because I find it is easier… Continue reading New Year…New Goals
Growing up, I didn’t think of traditions as being ‘traditions’, they were just what we did at Christmas. My family would get together at Grandma’s house across town on Christmas Eve, indulge in the Norwegian delicacy of lutefisk (or Lute for short, as my uncle would say) and lefsa, along with all the other fixings,… Continue reading Christmas Traditions…