Archives for June 2014

Build a tire swing!

I'm here today to show you how to make a fun and easy project that your kids (and you!) will enjoy all summer long... a tire swing! We've had this old tire laying around the yard so instead of tossing it we decided it would be fun to turn it into a tire swing. I've never made a tire swing before and the task seemed daunting. Believe it or not I whipped this tire swing up in less than an hour! I started with this very helpful tire swing guide: Once I had a plan in place I headed to True Value to pick up all my supplies. Here are most of the supplies I purchased, but I did … [Read more...]

New floors!

The new floors are finally in! I cannot even contain my excitement about this. When we bought this house the common areas had two different types of flooring - tile and wood. Not only was the tile in really bad condition, the combination of the two types of floors really broke up the spaces and made them feel small and choppy. BEFORE Our goal was to get rid of all the tile and have wood throughout the main areas of the house. BEFORE It's been a long road to get here. First we had to gut everything, then the cabinets and counters had to go in. One of the last steps in the … [Read more...]