I’ve had a lot of little projects going on, and I finally have time to write about them.
First up, a little update to the threshold of the door that leads to the garage.
The way our house came, there was nothing under the threshold in the garage. I didn’t know there needed to be, but if you put your foot in just the right spot, it would sink a little. I wanted to find a pretty solution so that it wouldn’t become a problem in the future.
My sister-in-law had beautiful brick under her threshold in her garage. I have it under the threshold leading out to the back porch.
I took some extra brick I had from lining my flowerbeds and stuck them under the threshold.
It has sat like this for 3 years. The threshold is slanted, so the brick only fit in the middle and to the right, but not the left side. I knew I needed to cut them, but didn’t want to mess with cutting brick.
I then thought if I was going to cut brick, I might as well cut them in half to create the look of the brick outside.
It wasn’t until last month, that I decided to buy a piece of pressure-treated wood that I could cut and paint.
It’s just what I did. I painted it white to match the trim around the door.
Now it looks polished and complete. It has function and looks pretty.
Little JCrew helped of course. Wearing a bike helmet protected him from losing his balance.
The wood was $3 for an 8-foot piece. I had the saw and the paint, so this was an easy and cheap project.