On Saturday I was at my parents' by 11am and Mom and I left on an epic journey to the Home Depot to buy all our supplies. That bookshelf is made out of 2"x10" pine thank you very much. Built to last. And a golden oak or forest pine finish. Oh all the wood stain names are so similar. A few splinters and some hives (courtesy of blue latex gloves) later, I'm back in Maryland with a super cute bookshelf/tv stand. It even opens up the room. I have a new appreciation for woodworking and for sanding. No matter how much I sanded I just created more splinters.
|this bookshelf is almost as cool as the one we made.... wait, not even close|
Next home project is to paint the frames I got from that one Goodwill trip and hang them up in the guest room. I also need to buy a hammer to get the hooks out so I don't have to nail them into the wall. And then maybe I'll buy curtains.
This weekend I'm volunteering to clean up this old house all Saturday. I mean all day, am I supposed to bring 3 square meals? Where do I go to the bathroom during all that? Please don't let them give me latex gloves only b/c the hives are still here and some of them itch. That Benadryl I took last night didn't do anything. Washing my hands in hot water hurts.