When I have PMS, I cannot be trusted to make my own life decisions. PMS leads me to things like making a pair of cutoff jeans, which I should never, ever do. Or cutting my hair, or doing a number of other stupid things. Last night it led me to make late night french fries… Continue reading Can We Talk About Mommie Dearest?
Front doors and kick plates are often ignored. Do not ignore. In the last week I painted the door and fixed the rusty kick plate. Painting the front door is an easy project that really changes the whole look of the house. Seriously. The house looks faaaaaancy now that the door is dark and glossy… Continue reading Painting a Door and How to Fix that Kick Plate
DIY PVC picture storage tubes. How to make picture storage tubes. I had a helluva time naming this stupid post. These are a sturdier alternative to cardboard mailing tubes, but I can't call it that, because you can't mail these. Right? This little DIY was less expensive than buying cardboard tubes. The world is weird.… Continue reading DIY PVC Picture Storage Tubes
On Monday I detailed (extensively) how to photograph old photos. Today, WE EDIT! (In my head, that was said in a very WE RIDE AT DAWN! sort of way.) Now that the pictures are on your computer, DO NOT resize them. If you do, I will come over and smack you with a newspaper. Choose… Continue reading How to Preserve Old Photos By Photographing Them, Part II
Recently I came across some old photos, one in particular that I absolutely love and want framed on my wall forever. The problem? This is a 80ish year old photo, already yellowed and discolored, and needs to be placed in a dark environment to prevent further fading, not hung on a wall. I thought… Continue reading How to Preserve Old Photos By Photographing Them, Part I