weekend recap

Weekend Recap: New Projects!

  1. Melissa says:

    Is that your office?! Soooo great! Glad you liked Room– I saw somebody else rec’d The Historian– I LOVED that book, too. We spent the weekend getting everything ready for the installation of our new bathroom– sooo exciting. Can’t wait to see your finished hamper.

  2. Great projects! I was pretty sure we could build a shed for a lot less than the pre-built ones at the big box stores and this will help me convince my husband. As for the bird, it probably doesn’t have an injured wing. It most likely fledged the nest early, perhaps due to some disturbance or a predation attempt. The parents are likely still around and will try to feed it if it doesn’t wander off too far from the nest site.

    • effortless says:

      The wing looked injured the first day. Not sure if it was just because it was wet and looked really matted, but it seems to have fluffed up. He keeps trying to fly, but it’s just not happening. The birds keep coming by and checking on him and giving him food. So, we are just trying to keep him safe and protected from other animals while he figures out this whole flying thing. It’s so cute to see his Dad come up and check on him.

  3. Alicia says:

    Wow – impressive work on the shed (and the hamper)… I wish we were that handy!
    I also loved Room – I just read it for my book club. The Glass Castle is a great one – I saw that others recommended it.

    I tackled a chair reupholstery project over the weekend… not quite done, but updates on my blog – http://www.12devonshire.blogspot.com. Good luck finishing up your projects!

  4. You two might be the most productive couple I know. And that seating area — to die for! Your knack for pairing patterns is unparalleled in my book.

  5. I never would have thought to DIY a hamper, but this may be just the solution for us. I’ve had a terrible time finding a two-section hamper in a size and style that fit our bathroom. Looking forward to seeing your tutorial!

  6. Anna says:

    I love the fabric you’ve used to cover your sofa. Just gorgeous! I can’t wait to get started on my own office, and I’ll be back here for inspiration.

  7. carmel says:

    Wow – you were busy! Can’t wait for all the deets on the hamper project!

  8. LindsB says:

    Look at you and all these projects! LOVE the hamper idea- I hate the stupid wire one I have, I just keep it in the closet because its so ugly.

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