Project – Automatic drip irrigation for a balcony garden
Feb29

Project – Automatic drip irrigation for a balcony garden

    Like to have a balcony or garden full of lush green plants, even when you are not there to water them? I do, and I have such a balcony and I’ll show you how I did it in this post on how to set up an automatic drip irrigation system with timer. This is not my usual recycle project but its definitely a DIY and one that I’m very proud off. Mum has been living in houses with gardens her whole life and she has a...

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Snapshots – TwoCrackedJars flashback
Feb16

Snapshots – TwoCrackedJars flashback

This was taken about 2 years ago, when TwoCrackedJars was experimenting with electric lights. Love the shadows made by the honeycomb pattern on the jars.  We didn’t get very far with them as we were worried about the heat output from the light. It’s been on the backburner since then. Maybe I’ll get around to addressing it one...

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Project – Trio of restored tables
Feb15

Project – Trio of restored tables

It’s February and its time to reveal my second 3Rs project. This time it’s a straight forward restoration of a trio of coffee tables.  There are two small square tables and a longer rectangular table in this project. They were looking very tired with scratches, burns and watermarks on the finish. Two of the finished tables have been placed in the living room of the new apartment. The third one has gone into the...

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