Stairway Reveal

So I took a bit of a weekend break from Andy to finish this project so I can move outside for the summer. I touched up the edges where the walls meet the ceilings, with white ceiling paint. I scrubbed and scraped the beautiful wood steps. I couldn't bring myself to re-glue the stair post... Continue Reading →

Making a Planter Out of a Crock

My parents collected antique crocks - the genuine non-reproductions, the really heavy ones you don't know what to do with, yet fear them breaking. I have one in each finished room as a waste paper receptacle, but when I needed a little something to go beside an occasional chair in the library and found myself... Continue Reading →

Library Reveal

Before I give you the big reveal in the library, I wanted to include a link back to the living room blog. There are some updated pictures with some finishing touches. The cream chair in the corner by the fireplace came back from the upholsterers last week. It is an old, ugly quality-made chair that... Continue Reading →

Rag Rolling

Now that hockey season has started (if you have kids that seriously engage in the sport, you know it requires about 13 months and billions of dollars a year), I will have some weekends to myself as Andy travels or hosts for hockey showcases, championships, and tournaments. Lucy plays while Gracie values the dad-time. Sometimes... Continue Reading →

Beginning in the Bathroom

I tried to knock out as much as I could on the bathroom while Andy was away on his annual golf weekend. I had high aspirations. It’s a tiny room; how hard can it be!? Ha! Thursday evening I mapped out my plan. Ceiling first, then cabinetry. I assembled my supplies and equipment, and Andy... Continue Reading →

Show Us Yours

constructiongear.com wants you! Send us your photos of our products in use or on display. If we use your picture, we will send you a $25 thank-you gift to be used on any of our merchandise! email photos to elizabeth.stubna@onlinestores.com with the product’s website item number or SKU, and the name and address on your... Continue Reading →

Leather Work Gloves by Wells Lamont

The official arrival of Fall means one thing for many homeowners: Fall cleanup. Whether you're cleaning up leaves and getting your garden ready for winter or doing heavy-duty landscaping, a nice pair of leather work gloves from Construction Gear's online store will keep your hands safe and comfortable. Check out just a few of the... Continue Reading →

Work Gloves: Get a Grip

By Kristi Ries Have your work gloves seen better days? Maybe a few too many rough winters on the job left them with some serious wear and tear. Remember that time you cleaned the gutters or re-shingled the roof? What about the last job you worked where your hand got soaked from that gaping hole... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑