What’s up you ask?? Well I have had many sleepless nights and potty duty this week- but all worth it for this new bundle of joy in our family! Meet little miss Maya Nason.
She is the latest zester in the fam- a 14 week old black labI completely surprised Billy with this furry friend this past week for his upcoming birthday. That’s right, I actually kept a secret from him!! (this can often be a struggle for us because we just get so excited!) But I took advantage of the fact that he was gone on the LA fires for 4 days and we didn’t communicate much, making for the perfect scenario. She definitely fits right in…playing with Lucy and very curious of Franklin….
So with that, remember when I made Lucy this bed??
I figure I better not play favorites and make miss Maya something too! So when I saw these doggie bowls at Home Goods for $60 bucks I knew what the project was going to have to be!!
So I was up for the challenge, easy right? Just a box with two holes, how hard could it be? Especially when I found this old wine box- already built! Gotta love it! I scored this wine box a few years ago at the Goodwill for $2.00
Start by tracing the holes for your bowls, I scored these two bowls at the dollar store!
Make sure it’s not the exact same size of ring otherwise it will obviously slip through.
Drill a “release” hole to make life easier and safer with your saw. Now to make a circle….ehmm or try….
OOps I cracked the wood! It was pretty thin- but nothing some wood glue can’t solve.
And voila- the inside and outside! Next I stained this bad boy with walnut. I also wanted to tie in the bowl to the fun honeycomb theme I was doing around the house, remember this lazy susan I made?
Now it’s time to print out the pattern and wood burn again! Ahhh the sweet aroma of wood burning
And there you have it!! A fairly easy doggie bowl stand, now let’s cross our fingers she doesn’t try to chew on the wood!hehe