Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Projects around the apartment

We are still in the process of setting up the apartment. Today, after many hours of work, we were able to complete two of them.

Project #1: Custom shelf unit
We saw an awesome shelf unit at Crate and Barrel, and thought we would make it ourselves from IKEA box shelves and wood from Home Depot (and construction adhesive / glue and screws).
We got 6 black EXPEDIT wall shelves from IKEA and wood planks cut into the lengths we wanted from Home Depot.
We then got to work. First, we stained the wood to the color we wanted. Then we started gluing and screwing the pieces into place. Below are some pictures of the work in progress and the final version. We love it. It looks really nice.


Project #2: Lattice hanging fixture:
We also wanted to have this lattice fence, modified to fit on the ceiling of the apartment. We have a bunch of random geometric shapes on the ceiling and wanted to break it with some funky something.  We got a lattice fence from Home Depot, drilled holes in it to screw in some hooks, got yellow colored chains, and hooks to put in the ceiling. The result is below. Looks pretty awesome actually.


Can't wait for you all to see it in person :)


Reza Mohsin said...

I am blown over really. Both the shelf and the lattice thing look very nice, very professional. Not only great workmanship but nicely fashionable.

Come over on holiday, we've got lots of projects for you :)


Reza Mohsin said...

Looks really, really nice, Abidoo :) Not only looks like professional workmanship, but also very fashionable.

We've got projects for you next time you come to Windsor :)



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