2017 · Christmas · DIY · For Home

Christmas Decor

This year for Christmas, we decided to go with “white and gold” theme.

Hobby Lobby has a great selection of Christmas decor items in a plethora of color choices! Best part is, there is currently 50% off on all the Christmas decor!

Michaels also currently has around 70% off on all the Christmas decor items including wreath, garlands, ribbons, ornaments etc.

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2017 · For Home · Winter

DIY Hot Cocoa & Coffee Bar

I have never been a coffee drinker all my life. But, until recently, when I tasted Starbucks’ Holiday Blend Coffee! I started developing a liking towards coffee and ended up buying different Starbucks coffee flavors like: Holiday Blend, Peppermint mocha and Caramel flavored coffee powders from Target.

Having spent several hours on YouTube on “how to design my own coffee bar”, I made several trips to Target, Hobby Lobby & Dollar tree and gathered all the coffee bar essentials: coffee mugs, coffee mugs stand, canisters, cake stand, Hot Cocoa mix, marshmallow, candy canes, coffee stirrers et al.

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2017 · DIY · For Home

Project Kitchen – Painting

Being DIY fanatics,we had this plan of changing the interior wall paint of our kitchen from dark yellow to something brighter. We decided to accomplish this long-waited project, this Saturday!

After 3 hours of taping & 5 hours of painting two coats of paint, our kitchen looks more elegant now!

Materials used:

– Paint brushes

– Rollers

– Plastic sheets

– Paint tray

– Paint: Sherwin Williams – Greek Lane – 1 gallon from Lowe’s

– Painters tape

– Spackling compound – for filling the holes

– Sanding block- for smoothing the walls

– Putty knife

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DIY · Furniture

DIY Garden Bench

An outdoor garden bench adds beauty to our backyard or lawn. It is also a great way to spend a relaxing evening.final

P had this long urge to build furniture and bought the necessary materials from Lowe’s and built an amazing ‘garden bench’ in just 4 hours!! Man, I am impressed! 🙂 Bench weighs 200 pounds.

Materials Needed:

2×4 – 8 qty

2×6 – 1 qty

Drill

Outdoor decking screws.

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