Archive for the beach bungalow Category

How to Grow New Marigold Flowers

Beach Bungalow Time My mom taught me this trick. I'm sure it's a well known trick in the gardening world, but I don't as of yet consider myself to be a part of the gardening world... I'm working on it though and I'm getting better season by season :) I bought a marigold plant about 2 years ago, and after awhile it just died and stopped ... see more >>

I Made a Standing Desk for Just $3.10!

Beach Bungalow Time I've been really busy working on my personal development website, so I've been sitting a lot at my computer (not writing at this blog enough, but I've definitely been a busy-bee). So I decided to make a standing desk. I found a 2'x2' piece of already cut particle board for about $2.00 at Home Depot, and one 8 ... see more >>

We Built Our Own Custom Shelving for Storage

Beach Bungalow Time Besides repainting our living room and reupholstering the chair, we also made another update for storage space because Kyle's car parts and shipping supplies were taking over and semi becoming an eye sore... So we decided to build a custom shelving unit to create some storage space that looked a little better. We ... see more >>

Poop Brown to Sophisticated Blue Gray Part Deux – Plus a Lovely Chevron Chair Reupholstery Job

Beach Bungalow Time I know I've been MIA for a few months, and you've been on a cliff-hanger ever since I told you about how I was painting our poop brown wall to a much more beautiful blue gray color! I've been really busy working on my personal development blog (something I'm very passionate about) UpGusto.com ... see more >>

Painting the Living Room Wall [Poop Brown to Sophisticated Blue Gray]

Beach Bungalow Time The other day I decided I wanted to paint the ugly brown wall in our apartment. We had this gray blue/green color from when we installed the window in our living room. That was the color to paint the exterior. I decided this actually might look pretty good on that wall. Definitely better than that poop brown ... see more >>

We Met a Possum

Kyle and I were eating dinner on our patio one lovely evening when this little critter crept up: He was actually crawling up to us on the ground when Kyle first spotted him. He was about 5 feet from us at our table! When we got up, he got a little scared and decided to climb our fig tree. So Kyle grabbed the camera and took some ... see more >>

Installation of Our New Window – Before and After

Beach Bungalow Time Since we moved into our place over a year ago, I've been wanting to add a window in the living room because it was like a cave in there! I knew it was going to be a decent sized project, but I also knew it would be worth it because it would make living day to day life so much better. It's amazing what some real ... see more >>

Banana Time

Beach Bungalow Time This is a huge announcement, folks! Our banana tree just grew a flower! That means we're going to get bananas! I discovered the flower a few days ago, so Kyle and I jumped on the computer and did some research. We didn't find out much besides the fact that the bananas will start to come in the spring. We aren't ... see more >>

A New Addition to Our Family

Beach Bungalow Time I'm so excited because Kyle and I spent the whole weekend installing a window in the living room where we currently live. Oh, you thought we would be adding a living thing to our family? LOL... I thought the title would trick ya! Anyway, this has been about a year coming (or more). The place where we live was like ... see more >>

Added Some Much Needed Curb Appeal to Our “Front” Yard

Beach Bungalow Time As many of you know, we live in an apartment located on an alley that is attached to the main house that someone else is renting. So our front yard is in the alley. But I call everything behind our fence our backyard, and everything on the street part of the alley the front yard. It took us about a year, but we ... see more >>