Painting a Red Brick House

What do you think about red brick houses? Some people love them and their prestigious look. Others are quick to paint them white, gray, white-washed, or really any other color you can think of! Our former rental house was a red brick ranch, built in the 1950s. We left it as-is, but I’ve been trackingContinue reading “Painting a Red Brick House”

DIY Portable Workshop Table

Our next door neighbor is getting his workshop set up, and he has enlisted Stephen for some help with it. The first thing he asked Stephen to build for him was a portable (rolling) workshop table. He wanted it to be about 3′ x 6′, two levels, with wheels and laminate on top. I gotContinue reading “DIY Portable Workshop Table”

Jack Pine 692 (Benjamin Moore)

I am always wanting good paint recommendations, and I wanted to share my most favorite paint color (at the moment!). I have used this Jack Pine 692 paint color on several projects lately, and it is a great green color. It’s a forest green with a hint of blue in it… it doesn’t lean towardsContinue reading “Jack Pine 692 (Benjamin Moore)”

Craft Room Organization Ideas

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. (Re-post from 2020) Is getting organized in the new year one of your resolutions? If so, check out these organization ideas! These tips can apply to offices, workshops, garages, and more. I sure do love crafting, even though I don’tContinue reading “Craft Room Organization Ideas”

Laundry Room Board & Batten

Another part of my sister’s laundry room that we changed was adding board and batten to the walls! We did this similar to how we did our kitchen’s board and batten. If you recall, the issue with using real pieces of wood is that the thickness of the wood overhangs the thickness of the baseboard.Continue reading “Laundry Room Board & Batten”

Mud Room- Finishing Touches

So, we talked about the bench part of the mud area we created, and we also talked about the shelf on top. Now, let’s talk about the rest of the project- framing, hooks, painting, etc. We purchased three 8 foot pieces of 1x4s. We went ahead and did a coat of white on the boards,Continue reading “Mud Room- Finishing Touches”

Easy DIY Blanket Ladder

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. Repost: You can probably tell by now that Stephen and I usually have our own roles with this whole DIY thing… Stephen is the builder, and I am the painter/stainer/blogger. Well, ladies and gentleman, that has ALL changed. 😉 IContinue reading “Easy DIY Blanket Ladder”