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What I Would Do Differently On the Porch

        Happy 2017!! I thought with the new year I would tell you what I would do differently if I were to build this porch again. It’s not that I don’t love it, because I do. It has been the panacea to many…

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A Forest of Walnut Trees for Christmas

      Christmas is right around the corner, and what better way to decorate for the holiday than with a forest of walnut Christmas trees. These trees are so easy to make and last for years. All you need are Styrofoam tree forms in any size you want, bags…

Welcome To The Beautiful Porch

  Hello And Welcome   I didn’t really think it would ever be complete. After many tears and two actual tantrums. And rain, so much rain. I bring you the most beautiful porch….ever…at least to me ! So please join me as we walk up…

There’s Paint On That Porch !

      Spring Has Sprung   So the weather had finally taken a turn for the better and spring had sprung all around us. It was time to get painting. Yay ! I had decided that I wanted the porch painted a bright gloss white. I wanted the paint to…

On To The Roof…And Tearing Out Walls

    After the foundation framing, here, the next step of building the porch was framing the roof, and tearing out the wall with the triple window. As you can see from the pictures, the attic area although not substantial, was large enough to provide a great storage spot for…