DIY Dreamy

It felt like it was time to try out one of my power tools.

Baby steps though, right?  yes.

So, I plugged this thing in…

Looked around a bit…

Then called my dad to see how to unlatch the safety.

Way to gather votes of confidence, no?

Since I am a thoughtful girl, I did call him when I was finished to let him know that all my fingers were intact.

Now I have taken away any wondering or suspense!

No, you know I am ok, and all was well…and this is not a place to find the spilling of blood…usually.

Back to the saw…

I started small.

I wanted to make a padded headboard with a fitted slipcover.

Instead of building a frame, I just used an old screen door I had leaning around.

Clever, yes?

I measured the wood necessary for the legs and cut with the saw!

It was easy.

A bit of a letdown, truth be told.

Smelled good though…cedar.

So, here is what I ended up with ready to wrap:

I really love it that I know there is a screen door above my head when I sleep.

Things like this make me smile.

Then I wrapped it up with much padding and was  quite generous with the staple gun.

I lugged it into my room and measured with the fabric, cut, and sewed it up like an envelope.

Shamefully easy really.



I am really quite pleased!

Now, I need to replace the furniture and bedding perhaps!

Zut alors!

About attraversiamodarmaz

Midwestern girl who loves big city shopping (note - do not love high heels of any kind) * hate to say that first because I fancy myself a yoga chic too who is into feng shui and a minimalist life but it's just not all true!* I do forget to recycle* LOVE reading and music and most things crafty (the idea of them - very fickle and creative urges come and go faster than light or sound)* Grand chef and baker in my own mind and kitchen - love to mix and match recipes for a glorious new concoction* Gardening would be very successful - I have a flair but short attention span can cause casualties* True bliss is my home filled with three beautiful children (four on the weekends - an amazing Goddaughter)* did forget to feed the beautiful children lunch once when they were too small to remind me* can't find socks for all on some crazy mornings* I'm a learner who just can't help it...a writer in my head, and a college instructor for a half dozen classes a year* can't help my right brain optimism* been a foster mom* am a very grateful mom of adopted children* worst life moment: leaving the E.R. with an empty baby carrier* this is me...pretty much
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2 Responses to DIY Dreamy

  1. Cousin Michael says:

    Nice work, Gurly!

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