Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Rock Wall Surprise!

See part 7 of our "Were Just Gonna Blow Out This Wall and Put In A Beam" Series!

To keep fit I decided to install a climbing wall in the living room....trouble is I hit my head on the ceiling when I get three feet off the ground..  After a few knocks on the ole noggin I realized I installed the wrong kind of ""rock wall""  😉


Monday, December 19, 2016

Gone Fishing

With Christmas fast approaching, I would like to share a few pics of the completed "West Wing" festively adorned with sparkly baubles, lush pine garland and of course a beautiful tree. 

  Unfortunately the camera fell in the fish tank and drowned or better yet we went fishing...

 Whatever excuse you believe, something fishy is definitely going on here and it does not include construction pictures....just some pictures of fishy purses with a link to another website for the pattern


She includes an excellent tutorial too.

Friday, May 20, 2016

We're just gonna blow out this wall and put in a beam! Part Six

After the old laundry room wall was stripped of panelling,  drywall,  plaster and lath, and an ancient wasp nest, I stole Mr. FT's serial killing crowbar and started prying out that old leaky fly streaked window!
Poor Mr. FT. 
 What will he kill once there are no more flies?
hmmmmm........
Image result for puzzled emoticon

Friday, April 22, 2016

Bird Screen Door


To get some much needed airflow through the  kitchen due to my expertise culinary skills, ahem,
I decided that a screen door would fit our needs perfectly...that and air fresheners!
Oh yah, and a quick disconnect of the smoke detector!


Our local hardware store happened to have a screen door in the clearance section a few years back and I decided to hoard it in my shed.
Hey it was only twenty five bucks....that's like  $7.50 or so to my American friends!

 Anyways, watching those hoarding shows made me get off my shell 
and purge which meant sell it or use it..
I tried it on for size and it worked after a few trips to the tablesaw. 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

We're just gonna blow out this wall and put in a beam! Part Four

See part three here!
We are in the midst of it all.
Dust, debris, drywall and a lot of wood  for temporary walls which will
  probably be repurposed into a SHE SHED!!

( they say the power of positive thinking)

Even the ceiling is gone in the old laundry room.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

We're just gonna blow out this wall and put in a beam! Part Two


Part two brings us a new living room....in the kitchen.
We set up the necessary furniture...#1 being the TV of course, and then somewhere to park our butts after a long day of renovating.  

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

We're just gonna blow out this wall and put in a beam! Part One

 I thought I would pop in to say hi and tell you about our latest shenanigan!

 Hi  :)

You know those home shows where they talk about
 "Just blowing out this wall and putting in a beam"

Well this is what we are doing... we're just gonna blow out a wall and put in a beam.

But first
we had to go to the basement and fix the previous tenants sins..