DIY Barn Door Baby Gate

Tutorial from remodelaholic.com

List of Tools:

  • table saw (for ripping cap to 2 1/4”, you could use a 1×3 if you don’t have a table saw)
  • miter saw (for cutting the lumber to length and the angles)
  • drill
  • utility knife (for shaving edges of pine boards)
  • framing square
  • tape measure
  • pencil
  • sander block
  • sand paper
  • 4” foam brush
  • old rag

See the step by step tutorial here


Cranberry Orange Brie Crostini

Delicious Crostini from cbolt.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 baguette, cut into 1/4 inch slices, cut on the diagonal
  • 1 jar orange marmalade (about 1 1/2 teaspoons per baguette slice)
  • 1/4 pound brie, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
  • 1 chop chopped pistachios

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Spread each baguette slice with about 1 tablespoon of orange marmalade. Next, add a piece of brie to each slice. Place baguette slices face side up on a large baking sheet. Bake for 4-5 minutes, or until the brie is melted. Remove from oven.

3. Top cheesy baguette slices with a few dried cranberries and sprinkle with chopped pistachios. Serve warm.


PEACH AND PISTACHIO COCONUT MILK ICE CREAM

A wonderful recipe from ahouseinthehills.com

INGREDIENTS:

5 peaches

1 can coconut milk (full fat of course!)

1/3 cup roughly chopped pistachios

7 tablespoons succanat sugar

 

METHOD:

- in a vitamix or similar blender combine 4 peaches (pitted and halved), 1 can of coconut milk, and sugar.

- blend until peaches are liquid

- transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours

- rough chop remaining peach and pistachios

- add peaches and pistachios to mixture and pour into ice cream mixer.

- follow instructions on your ice cream maker

- serve with chopped pistachios, eat immediately! 

- store leftovers in an airtight container in the freezer and let sit for 5- 10 minutes before serving


Roses from oranges!

So easy to make! Take a look at the pictures that really says it all!

Now just leave it to dry and they are ready to be used in any kind of decoration.

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DIY Wood Art Ideas

You don't always need to spend a lot of money to have a nice work of art hanging on your walls!

Here you can find lots of DIY wall art

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