Just Crate

Recently Hubster found me some cute little crates in the deep dark reaches of his parents garage. I think they were originally seedling trays, but as I’m already set for seedling storage I had other plans for these little darlings.

Unfortunately I’m still hopeless at taking ‘before’ photographs but the originals looked a little like this (source)

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The first step was to rough them up a lil’ bit and stain them. A combination of steel wool and briwax ‘Antique Pine’ gave this result.

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Keepsake Keep-safe

Keepsake Box - Purls and Polkadots

A few weeks ago, I saw these awesome little keepsake boxes on Pinterest. I had been pondering for sometime over what to do with all the keepsakes that we had accumulated from our big holidays without being too intrusive in our decor.

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