Work like a Captain, Play like a Pirate

A collection of stories, projects, and random thoughts from the mind of Keely

Posts & Projects
  • Welcome back, Mama!

    October 15, 2019 by

    It’s been more than a bit since I’ve had free time to look at my site, nearly three years! Life has been complicated, wonderful, and unpredictable.

  • Decking out the Deck

    August 15, 2016 by

    When it starts raining inside your house, you know its probably not going to be a quick or easy fix. In our case, it took several months to find and fix the leak, but we ended up with a huge bonus – a living vertical garden privacy wall and a custom roof deck.

  • A Table To Dine For

    November 10, 2015 by

    Recently I had to use a vacation day to take my car to the dealer a recalled airbag.  Quite possibly the least exciting use of a vacation day ever.  But there was a Restore next to the dealership and I had been keeping my eye out for a new kitchen table for my mother-in-law. She… Read more

  • Thrift Store Sideboard to Bedroom Dresser

    June 2, 2015 by

    For our guest room, I wanted to get a piece of furniture with cabinets in addition to drawers for some additional storage. I had been looking at buffets and sideboards on Craigslist for a while but could never find one in decent shape for a few hundred dollars or less. On a trip to the… Read more

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