This is an elastic gun I made a few years back to deal with those pesky mosquitoes that sit out of reach on the wall and on ceilings! When I was a kid I had a plastic toy gun similar to this that used to shoot elastic bands, and a few of my friends did […]
A back garden might seem like a bit of an odd sort of DIY project to some, but it really isn’t all that complicated. All you need is a little ingenuity, not much money – and bucketloads of patience! Nowadays our formerly cement garden is a place where we can relax and forget about the […]
Pelmets! They’re quite an old-fashioned feature, aren’t they? Most new houses don’t have them, and a lot of older houses have been redecorated in favor of newer tastes. But pelmets have another use – literally over and above just hiding unsightly curtain tracks – as you will see!
A couple of years ago, about a month before our wedding, Kay and I were busy little bees prepping everything that needed doing. We were expecting a few house guests who would stay over for a few days during that period, and so we had our hands full getting the guest room presentable. Part of the […]