A fantastic concept! The idea behind the 3/50 project is to promote local retail buying. Just by spending up to $50 a month, you can help out your community buy keeping your money local. Check out the 3/50 project for more details!
Jackson being the small town that it is, we are all guilty of internet shopping. We should all shop as locally as possible though so we don’t see our favorite shops disappear! Just something to think about.
You can build your own window box over the weekend. It just requires a few tools, some patience, and some beginner woodworking skills. It’s a great way to add color and detail to your home’s exterior!
Tools and Materials needed:
handsaw or power saw
power drill with 11/64-inch, 1/2-inch, and carbide-tipped bits
1 × 2 and 1 × 8, 1 × 10, or 1 × 12 redwood or cedar stock(recommend lumber due to its rot-resistantance.)
#8 × 1 1/4-inch brass or stainless steel flathead wood screws
6-penny brass or stainless steel finishing nails
heavy-duty shelf brackets
#8 × 2-inch brass or stainless steel flathead screws, or 2-inch lag screws with lead masonry anchors
Visit here for complete instructions. Have fun!
i LOVE the vintage, feminine feel of this entire setup. the color choice and style for the blooms along with varying container elements is delightful!
instructions available in the alabama stitch book. the book contains the materials needed to sew the project. containers not included with kit. www.alabamachanin.com
protect the planet with earth friendly wood toys from one of my fave websites www.giggle.com
Photography by Carrie Patterson
Chapel of Transfiguration and Couloir