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DIY – Concrete Countertops » Moore Blog Lots of step by step pictures. (Still, I’m intimidated.)

How To Make a Hanging Gutter Garden | Apartment Therapy. We have a small house with a sturdy deck but a small back yard and (forgive me) an ugly house next door. So our quest to find a way to screen it out inexpensively has led to vines or trailing plants. I might give pictures some day.

Top Secret « Manhattan Nest. Daniel leaves a note for the next tenants and one gets in touch, this story is so sweet. But, I take extra special note of this one point: “and we’ll also be doing some DIY projects of our own… starting with an oversized mirror that we’re turning into a chalkboard for the kitchen.” What a perfectly strong and flat surface to start with, so smart!

a little macramé | Design*Sponge. We have been searching for an affordable hanging pot for our String of Pearls plant for too long, it’s time to pull out the macramé.

How to Make Abstract Art DIY, at Oh Happy Day. They make it look so easy, maybe even I could do it!

Side Table to Lego Table {IKEA Hack} | Skip To My Lou. I’ve been wanting to do this to our coffee table, we have a Lego collection that needs more attention.

· comments [4] · 07-28-2011 · categories:links · the home ·

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  • 1 Winter (like the season) // Jul 28, 2011 at 9:01 am

    Thank you for finding lovely things on the web!

  • 2 mandy // Jul 28, 2011 at 10:56 am

    we are prepping to pour our own concrete hearth (also first timers) based on diy links like the one you posted if you want to come watch/help! that way you wont be so scared to do it and we can trick you into working. (we’re here in seattle too)

  • 3 just barrie // Jul 28, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Wow – to the concrete countertops. I would love to see it in 10 years how it’s held up. When we looked at a house that had concrete flooring all I kept thinking was we’d have to constantly fix the huge cracks it’ll eventually have over time.

  • 4 Jen // Jul 28, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    My eye is twitching because she keeps referring to the setting concrete as drying. Concrete (and plaster, for that matter) doesn’t harden by drying: it’s a hydration reaction.

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