Mostly Pallet Wood Farmhouse Table with Sunken Gutter Succulent Planter

You remember that post where I said we were going to be doing fewer projects? Yeah, I lied.  Sort of. Small House + Family Visiting + Beer On Clearance + Too Much Pallet Wood = Fun Project! I present to you our Mostly Pallet Wood Farmhouse Table with Sunken Gutter Succulent Planter (phew, that’s a lot of words…). MostlyPalletWoodFarmhouseTablewithSunkenGutterSucculentPlanter Continue reading

Ugly Heater Upcycled Into Fiery Succulent Planter

EditedHeaterSucculentHeader How did we get the hair-brained idea to upcycle our ugly wall heater into a fiery succulent planter?  When Aaron and I bought our house, we inherited a few things of note– One of which was a gas wall heater.  We tried several times to turn it on, but each time it set off the fire and carbon monoxide alarms.  We said to each other, “Um… I think we’ll take our chances with freezing instead of using the wall heater.”  Well, Winter came quickly and we froze managed…for one day.  Then we got smart/desperate and installed Central Air Conditioning and Heat.  Woo-Hoo! We tried to sell the gas heaters on Craigslist, but we could not even give them away. On one of my work trips, I suddenly felt convicted to either purge stuff laying around, use it or sell/give it away.  I decided to give the Heater Planter a go.  I couldn’t find any remotely related tutorials, so I made it up as I went. Continue reading