I hope everyone who saw the wrath of Sandy is doing okay. She’s a pretty popular lady.
If you’re friends with me on facebook, you may know I’ve been out of town a lot for work. So this was a last minute project, and it may or may not qualify as Hardware Store Odds and Ends, BUT I think it still qualifies as a nice addition to our home?
We had these scrap pieces of wood behind the garage:
And it’s getting chilly here, so we picked up this cute little chimenea this weekend for our porch:
It’s the perfect size and gives off just the right amount of heat for us when we swing at night.
No, we didn’t just burn the scrap wood in the chimenea. That would be too boring….
My handyman built this sweet box for firewood out of some of the scrap wood.
How cozy is that?!
Sorry this cell phone picture is crappy. I was too comfy by the fire to go inside and get the camera.
But that’s not all. The flower bed by the garage needed some height and rearranging. So John made a couple trellises for our viney flower plants to grow on.
Sorry, I couldn’t find the name, but they produce really pretty yellow flowers. And they grow super fast. That’s about all I can tell ya. When we planted them, we didn’t know they grow best when they have something to climb on. Who knew landscaping looks best when you plan it out?
Aren’t they charming? We did a little rearranging with the landscaping and I’m loving it.
And to believe all we started out with when we moved in was leaves….
The changes make me smile. But that’s a post for another day.
So there you have it. Wood + Nails = Random Act of Craftiness Hardware Store Edition. Well, if we want to get technical, it would be Acts. Plural. I owe the credit to my husband though.