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Bookcase Book Boxes

Bookcase “Book Boxes”

My son’s bookcase was a disaster… all the time!  I would regularly stack and neatly arrange his books only to find them thrown back onto the shelves in a crazy manner, basically every day. I could have tried to talk myself into “letting go” of the appearance of the shelves, but instead I decided to do something to help him keep his books organized.

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Upcycle: From Old Mirror to Kitchen Organization Center

It all started with an old mirror that had been hanging around in my basement patiently awaiting my inspiration to arise. And it eventually did. I was getting tired of the loose pens, coupons and overflowing pinboard in my kitchen and the frame of this mirror was the perfect size to create something new.

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Barbie Dollhouse

My 8 year old daughter was “dying” for a Barbie house.  She has had two different ones over the years, but they were not great quality and didn’t last long. I decided to make a sturdy wooden Barbie house that we can keep and hopefully pass on to other kids in our family.

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Deck/Stairway Safety Gate

Last summer, we had our backyard landscaped and a pool put in. During the long and messy yard renovation, our elevated deck provided an excellent view of all the cool diggers and tractors, but it was also a perfect way for our kids to get down to the yard = major danger! I made and installed a gate at the top of the stairs for my own peace of mind. Knowing I could lock the gate and keep my kids up and safe was a huge relief.

By: Dana Read more