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DIY Portable Photo Light Box

New fancy-pants camera.  Check. New fancy-pants lens. Check. New fancy-pants portable photography light box.  NEVAH!  OK, maybe not never ever, but certainly not right now.  Why buy one when you can build one for under $20 (at the writing of this post)? Especially, since I can whiz-bang that thing together in just over an hour. …

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DIY Patio Curtains Using Inexpensive Drop Cloths

It’s time to DIY your patio curtains using inexpensive drop cloths! Yep, the same drop cloths painters use. The same drop cloths movers use. The same drop cloths that are stocked in every home improvement store all over the world! They’re everywhere and inexpensive, especially when compared to curtains specifically made for the outdoors. Outdoor …

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Easiest DIY Cedar Flower Bed You’ll Ever Build

The German is an amazing gardener. Me?  Not so much. But….I do know how to do things that make it appear as if I’m a gardener. Gardening for wannabes…that’s me! Take this easy DIY flower bed, as an example. Look at those clean cedar lines.  Look at the barrier between grass and mulched goodness (yes, …

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What Grandma Drinks: DIY Edition

The What Grandma Drinks series is about to get serious.  We’re talking pipe-wrench serious. Y’all sit down and pay attention.  Grandmama wants to tell you a story entitled: Why All Gals Need Tools. I dabble in the DIY pond.  Husband is happy to share his tools with me (so many “that’s what she said” jokes), …

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