no longer have a wood burning fireplace, Mike and Josh helped a friend cut and fill up the back of his pickup truck. Glad it will be put to good use.
As for me, my latest DIY job was a bit less strenuous, but stressful enough for me. Martha Stewart I am not! When Mike replaced the molding and doors in most of the house, he skipped the girls room. His
I decided to keep only one of the three doors on their closet, turning the one left into a magnetic whiteboard. I read a lot of reviews, watched how-to YouTube videos, and ran with it. The first step was to put on multiple coats of magnetic primer.
The magnet is not the strongest, and everything I have read about the white board says don't leave the marks up for more than 48 hrs., or they will be tough to get off. With that said, the girls are loving it, and it does make the room look much neater and brighter.
The photo looks yellow, but in reality it is much brighter. Even knowing neither magnets or white board works as well as claimed, I would do it again. I have decided to write a different scripture on the white board everyday, to encourage the girls. I hope it is something they look forward to
Not sure we are going to get to the bathroom DIY project we had thought we were doing this summer. It may turn into a fall project, as we are running out of summer break, and we have some off-island time ahead. Stay tuned...