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This blog gives designs and plans for the projects I've completed. You can see more on my sibling blog:

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

INDOOR PLANTER STAND

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I need a different place to put my plants, when I bring them in for the winter. Last winter, the suspended ceiling buckled under the weight of the hanging plants.....AT MIDNIGHT!!!!! What a rude awakening that was! So, when I showed hubby what I had in mind for putting my plants on this year, he was all for it.

Here is my inspiration:

Sorry, this is the closest I can get you to this one.
http://imgfave.com/collection/21836/Decor+Dreams
You have to scroll down for it.

This one comes from 

Anyway, here's my design

Mine will be painted green, because it will be in the dining room and that's the color scheme there.
I just finished procuring all the tables I needed and hope to get this project finished before the snow flies, so we can have the garage back. First we have to finish the train/activity table.

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

TRAIN/ACTIVITY TABLE DESIGN

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This is the design I have in mind for Henry's Train/Activity Table.

Jessica will get baskets to slide through on the bottom shelf, to hold toys.
We are still trying to decide if it should have casters on the bottom to roll the whole table around. 
What do you think, Jessica? Do you want casters?

I was thinking for Christmas, maybe I would make a reversible town/farm insert to go with this. 

Some thing like this...
Town & Country Road Carpets Set of 4
Only painted on hardboard or plywood.
Or, maybe I'll paint it on indoor outdoor carpeting, but I think the board idea would work better for "driving " cars or trains on.



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