Category: Curse You Pinterest

Starting Seeds – Sprouting and Transplant Made Easy

Starting Seeds – Sprouting and Transplant Made Easy

The Problem I’ve tried virtually all the seed sprouting tricks posted on Pinterest and elsewhere on the internet. I sprout a lot of seeds, so I wanted to find a quick and efficient process. Since I harvest most of my own seeds, not all of them sprout. I don’t want to start them in soil … Continue Reading

DIY Patio Tables

DIY Patio Tables

A round of storms took our umbrellas, as well as the glass patio tables they were insterted into, and created a shattered, mangled mess. In all honesty, the old glass and metal tables should have made their way to the curb many years prior. But I knew I wanted to replace them with wooden tables … Continue Reading

Painted Daisy Dresser

Painted Daisy Dresser

Again, thanks Pinterest! All the imaginative things people were doing to dressers on Pinterest forced us to revisit an outdated nightstand from the 80’s. It was too contemporary for our house andtoo small to be practical for regular use. We added some feet to give it a little more height, painted on some daisies and … Continue Reading

A Respectable Gate

The elegant gates that were featured on Pinterest really put the sad gate leading to our animal pens to shame. Our’s was ordinary and lacked any flair. Using reclaimed wood from a fence, we immediately disassembled our old gate and set out to attempt to make something slightly resembling a few of our favorite featured … Continue Reading

I Did Not Know We Needed Fairy Doors

I Did Not Know We Needed Fairy Doors

I didn’t know we needed fairy doors. But after they started popping up all over Pinterest I came to understand our yard would be incomplete without them. Making them was fairly straightforward. We ordered some Sculpey, sculpted,baked and paintedour doors, and then chose appropriate trees to position them. We did have to relocate our doors … Continue Reading