Dining Room Built in Bench With Storage
Adding more seating in our dining room was a must. I love having parties and get-togethers, but chairs are really expensive. I did buy 8 dining chairs for our table (at $100 a pop was a bit of a shock for this budget shopper), but when we have people over, we need more than 8 chairs. This beautiful built in bench was a perfect solution. Our bench sits on the wall away from the table and acts as a sofa most of the time. A place to sit with your coffee in the morning, a comfy seat to p…
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Building An Easy Bench
Hello Everyone! I hope your week is going well. I'm going to give you a glimpse of what we've been working on. You can check out an update of additional building plans for this bench here. This is where we currently keep our shoes: This is what will replace the current shoe bench: Why? Because the small shoe bench can only hold 2 people. Usually it's covered in kid stuff and can barely hold 1 person. Biker Boy and I keep our shoes in the bench and it's a pain moving stuff or children to get…
Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One
Building a Wooden Deck Over a Concrete One: So we've had this very sturdy but extremely plain looking concrete porch in the back of the house, and we've always wanted to make it warmer and more inviting. The obvious solution, to us, was to replace it with a wooden one. Wood is by far warmer a…
Practical storage solutions in our gardens in Tunbridge Wells and Folkestone
Storage in a garden is a common requirement but often forgotten or positioned too far away for practical use. Greencube have installed solutions in 2 of our gardens this year without the need for an ugly shed. The built in seating has doubled up as a great practical storage solution so that the cushions, hand tools and firewood for the brazier are readily available.