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Have I mentioned that I am obsessed with birds? I am. I want them to come live in my garden. Lots of them. So, in true DIY fashion, I decided to make some houses for them to come and live in. It’s actually super simple. To make a birdhouse you need five pieces: front and […]

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Two years ago, when I was laid up with a broken ankle, I moved our project along by snarfing things off Craigslist and sending Steve out to get them. He returned from one of these trips with a confession: “I also bought some wagon wheels.” Some? “Well, four. They were a really good price and […]

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I am extremely well behaved, thanks to my grandmother, but I’m not quiet. I have lots of ideas and strong opinions and big eyes and my dad’s loud voice and babies love me because I show so much emotion in my face. But when I put the paint I’d chosen on the wall today, I […]

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My first memorable “little lady” experience was in high school. I already knew how to cook and sew, so when I had to choose a “practical” elective I convinced the school to let me take night classes in wood shop and auto shop. Lesson one was changing the oil. I took the cap off the […]

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Actually I have nothing against Design Sponge, although I admit to being just the teensiest bit jealous of ANYONE  who’s figured out how to make a full-time career out of writing about design and decor and DIY instead of trying to do it at night and on the weekends while actually designing AND making stuff […]

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