Reclaimed Wood Headboard

In keeping with this blog’s name, my hobbies tend to be more of the hodgepodge nature. When Max was deployed, I needed projects. I’m good with projects. They keep me busy, distracted, and surprisingly productive. My favorite projects over the holidays … Continue reading

Guest Room Reveal!

It’s been a long time coming, but the day is finally here! Our home is finally coming together. It’s now a home, not just an empty shell of a house anymore. Here’s how the guest room looked before. I couldn’t … Continue reading

Master Bedroom Completion!

Master Bedroom Completion!

This post has been looong overdue. My friends, I apologize. In the midst of the last few weeks, Hodgepodge Pilot’s Wife has fallen to the wayside a smidge. What can I say? Spending quality time catching up with my husband … Continue reading

Starbucks: My Second Home

There’s something magical about Starbucks. The light atmosphere, the soft alternative and festive music playing in the background, the ridiculously comfy leather chairs. Whenever I need to be productive, gather my thoughts, or mellow out, I always head to a … Continue reading

Matching Farmhouse Nightstands

I’ve had quite a few posts on our Master Bedroom headboard, but I have yet to publish anything on the matching nightstands! Tsk, tsk, tsk. The headboard may be the focal piece to our master bedroom furniture, but the nightstands … Continue reading

Master Bedroom Headboard Transformation

Our master bedroom headboard has been quite a work in progress. It’s taken me nearly a month to complete the central furniture piece. Of course, I was only working on it every other weekend. All in all, I’d say that … Continue reading

Fancy Farmhouse Headboard: Part II

Earlier this week, I posted the basic plan I used for our Fancy Farmhouse headboard. I deviated slightly from Ana White’s design, but only because I felt it streamlined the plan a smidge. Basically I screwed together the 1×2 trim … Continue reading

Return to Woodworking – Finally!

Ages ago (alright, it was only a month and a half), I declared a woodworking hiatus. There were many factors that contributed to this. I can only build on the weekends I’m at Max’s house because he has the garage (I’ve … Continue reading

Master Bedroom Projects

Like any newlywed couple, Max and I are still scrambling to fill our three bedroom home so it doesn’t look quite as empty. We took the easy road and bought our dining room and office furniture. What can I say? We needed a … Continue reading