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Builders Showcase // Copenhagen Media Stand

Builders Showcase / Copenhagen Media Stand

Tired of the Target 100$ entertainment centers - this one caught my eye.

This is the Copenhagen Media Stand.  I didnt like the view showing all the sandwiched layers from the end and the front so I framed the whole thing in Redwood.  I also used pine that had pine beetle discoloration. Got lucky and spotted some pre-made panels with pine beetle damage - someone at the plant used their head and alternated the colored strips with normal strips when they built them.  For the top I joined several strips to meet the altered dimensions I used - a few inches shorter than the plans.

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Open Garden in the Sacramento Old City Cemetery

Open Garden in the Sacramento Old City Cemetery

The gardens of the Historic City Cemetery will be in full bloom during our annual Open Garden. The fragrance of the old roses of the award-winning Historic Rose Garden will fill the air as 500 roses clamber up trees, cover archways and bloom on big shrubs in this unique 19th century setting.  Perennial and native plant gardens will also be featured. The day begins with a sale of rare heritage rose plants and continues with free tours of the gardens and cemetery, a Silent Auction, and sales of rose merchandise.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance.  Tours are free; however, donations and proceeds will benefit cemetery preservation projects.

 

Corpse flower to bloom in Sequoia Hall

Corpse flower to bloom in Sequoia Hall

Members of Sac State’s Biology Department are anxiously keeping an eye on the 4-foot-tall corpse flower on display in the lobby of Sequoia Hall... Read More

Free DIY Outdoor Plans // How to Build an Herb Wheel Garden Planter

Free DIY Outdoor Plans / How to Build an Herb Wheel Garden Planter

Spring is in the air, is it not? I am getting an early start on all of my spring planting in the hopes that my garden babies will weather the extreme heat of the summer if they have a bit more time to get established. Fingers crossed it all works out and we don't have so many casualties as we typically do, eek! 

To view 1000's of other free woodworking plans, visit our plan index.

Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of you fine friends builds from these very plans! If you have built this piece, please take a moment and showcase your build! We are dying to see your fabulous hard work!

$25-$50

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DIY // A 6 Second No-Sew Pillow

DIY / A 6 Second No-Sew Pillow

I'm back! Did you miss me? Did you notice I was missing in action? No? Shucks... Well you just might have noticed this project from a little while back, and if not, feel free to check it out... I shall be here! 

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining the fabulous folks at Lowe's in the Big Apple, and we put this project to film of a very different variety, or in other words... to film that was shot by a crazy big team of professionals and not with my camera! I am so excited to share this with you guys, it just happens to be the most fantastic stop motion six second vine video and was completely directed and produced by a rather large team of people who do this sort of thing for a living - in real life! 

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Sacramento's Fall Home Show

Sacramento's Fall Home Show
Sacramento's Fall Home Show
10-10-2014 - 10-12-2014
 
http://sachomeandgardenshow.net/fall/index.php
Admission: $6 *Bring a canned food item and recieve $1 off admission
 
(916) 924-9934
 
 
Start Time(s): Fri Noon-6pm Sat 10am-6pm Sun 10am-5pm
Once again, the housing market is hot, hot, hot! If you’re a homeowner looking to move up, now’s the time to increase the resale value of your current home’s interior and exterior Not thinking of moving? This is still a great time to improve the quality of your life for you and your family with a new patio, outdoor kitchen, bathroom remodel, or an extra bedroom 
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A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things

We are well into the week long event for my Joss & Main collaboration and there are still some amazing pieces listed in the lovely sale they curated around my design aesthetic. The sale only runs through Tuesday so if you would like to check it out, you can sign up right here and view all of the great things up for grabs at screaming good prices! There are several sofas priced so low that it is blowing my mind, and it has me thinking I might focus on a replacing my sofa, sooner rather than later... especially since a certain someone had a little party with a permanent marker, to the tune of total destruction, a few weeks back. So there is that to be dealt with, eek... Read More