Even if you don t have seat cushions this storage bench is incredible for toys, tools, and serves double duty as seating You don t Projects include Board Batten, Dining Room table, Storage Benches (just like this one), various shelves around the house including linen closet, kitchen, clothes closet, bathroom vanity etc.
Jun , Grace and Frankie s set decorator, Beauchamp Fontaine (seen here), was teaching French and cultural anthropology in Memphis when a friend recommended her for a gig as an assistant set decorator for the film The Client It might sound cliché, but I really felt as if I found my calling, Fontaine says.
Jul , To get down, or not to get down This demonstration sofa at Pedersen s furniture store in my hometown of Santa Rosa, California, helpfully illustrates the prolific and sometimes confusing range of cushion choices available Let s see if we can make some sense of it all, so you ll know how to make the
Aug , Wood This is probably the most common material for constructing raised beds, and perhaps one of the least expensive Use naturally rot resistant woods like This type of construction isn t permanent, but that can also be considered an asset if you decide to change the shape or location of your beds.
Apr , We are seeing more and more of outdoor type furniture for indoors in designs and exhibitions to warrant a prediction that this ll be a growth trend for This striking wooden dining table feels like it could be straight from a knight s banqueting hall yet the light wood tones and contrasting white chairs
days ago The new year offers a fresh start, and many of us are looking for ways to cut down on clutter and clear the slate But even with the best intentions, it can be tough to get started on tasks like cleaning out the closet or digging into those boxes in storage It can be even tougher to prevent the kinds of things
Jan , Ideally it should be constructed of solid wood, but if veneers are present, make sure they re in excellent condition with no splits or warping Eclectic Dining Room by Mary Best Designs Mary Best Designs Chippy surfaces are one look, but latex paint provides a finish that, done right, can mirror the look of
Jul , Deck A deck is a platform with decking boards, usually made of either wood or a composite material A deck is ideal for sloped yards where you want a If you re using your deck for dining (which you should), you ll want it located as close to your kitchen as possible What deck material is best for you
Oct , (Futons, office furniture, dining chairs, and the mattresses inside fold out couches are not generally subject to some of the same standards as indoor furniture The same goes for slipcovers, ottomans, throw pillows and throws some of these can also be highly flammable.) If in doubt, check it out before
Oct , Learn about softwoods, tropical hardwoods, composites and more for decks, including pros, cons and costs If you don t treat the wood, it will change color and may be more prone to rotting or insect infestation Cost to per For years the biggest name in composite decking was the only name.
Apr , Finishishing outdoor furniture is more like finishing a deck than a dining room table especially if you live in a wet climate But over the years, I ve learned to build my outdoor furniture like a deck I use x There s two basic types of wood finishes for outdoor furniture film formers and penetrators.