DIY: Project Playhouse (yard prep & painting)

These past 3 weeks have been so busy! Sammy has been working like crazy at his 9-to-5 (with additional overtime shifts thanks to the hot weather) to come home and literally drop his lunch kit in the kitchen and head back outside to work on the yard and get this playhouse painted.  He’s made quite the to-do-list for himself when he decided that he wanted to first level out the yard before the playhouse was built. He wanted the ideal canvas for this work-of-art and that meant a backyard with a level playing field. Sammy ordered in a truck of dirt and wheel-barrowed it from the front yard to the […]

DIY: Project Playhouse (wood delivery & paint choices)

The truck pulled up, the driver confirmed our delivery and the crane made it real! The delivery of our newest project has happened, last week Sunbury Cedar dropped off bundles of delicious smelling pre-cut cedar for our new 6×8′ elevated Playhouse. Poor guy has only had a few weekends off between his last project (our patio overhaul) and now he’s back to late nights working in the garage and weekends that are the furthest thing from relaxing. As much as he loves the idea of putting his feet up, I swear he can’t, physically do it. The moment this guy has free time he is thinking up new projects […]

DIY: Little Tikes Home Makeover

This project has been a long time coming, literally. Thanks to date stamps I can tell you that this makeover has taken us 13 months to complete. Started last July with a good scrub down cleaning, and storing┬ásafely away from everything dirt just before the change in weather. We had good intentions to get it done last Summer but so much got in the way we had to wait until this year to complete this little project for little Miss Sofia Marie. It’s funny how it happened actually, no real plans were made to get it done last week but we had a few hours sans-child (thanks […]