Built-in banquet. We needed more room in our small dining room so bench seating made the most sense. My wife Janell learned how to tuft the upholstery and chose some really nice micro suede material for easy clean up. We used extra thick foam (high density foam at 3 inches) for a comfy seat and back rest. I made the bench look built-in by using the same baseboard and wainscoting motif as the rest of the house #diy #banquette #diningroom
We use idioms to pepper our speech and writing, often without even realising we’re doing it. These odd little phrases are used to express a sentiment other than their literal meaning. It doesn’t really rain cats and dogs, as the world and his wife knows. I’ve always been fascinated by foreign idioms; they give us …
Andrew Wyeth lived in my hometown when I was young. We had several Wyeth prints in our home. Betsy Wyeth (wife) used to stop by my parents antique store - 13 Colonies Village Store - on Rt. 1. She even signed a Wyeth art book my Mom had. Always have loved his work.
Laced Pencil Skirt - not a corset exactly, but worth an honourable mention. If used and laced properly, her admirer should be able to restrict her movement, stance, poses and walking gait quite extensively.
These are centerpieces I made for my Brother and his Wife's 50th Birthday Party. I used my Cricut II, specialty scrapbooking papers, floral wire, a glue gun, some metal planters, and some balloon weights.