This diy TV stand was very easy to do, and is one of our favorite pieces of furniture in the home. One of the reasons I loved this piece was the hardware. That original hardware is so charming and beautiful! I added 2 coats of Zinzer White Primer to seal the wood and prepare it for painting. Great stuff! And, priming the piece will make it last longer, the paint hold better. To . . .
Archives for October 2011
Saturday in this house consisted of one thing..Halloween costumes. Not much else. My new sewing machine had come. Yay! The kids thought that a new sewing machine should be broken in properly, with something for them. So we made a fairy costume for Katie and a skeleton bat costume for Levi. Here is the costume in all its glory... Pretty darn fabulous. I will have you know that . . .
I have been using a planner forever. Really, as long as I can remember. My favorite has been the Planner Pad these last few years. Mine is done. A couple of weeks ago the last day happened. But, I can't bring myself to spend the money for a new one. So, I thought I would make one. I have all the stuff. Why not? Here's what I ended up with... I love the look . . .
How important are manners in your home? And, the greater question might be, what do you define as manners? . Manners come from our social surroundings and dictate the smallest of behaviors. They pertain to the way we eat, talk, relate, play, and behave in culture. Usually the stem from our culturally accepted norms. The manners in our culture may be different from another part of the world. I . . .