A mini model

Mini model created from drinking straws

I try to improve our backyard living space each spring/summer, learning from what worked and didn’t the previous year. February is when I begin my planning. This time around, I’m designing an outdoor storage unit out of inexpensive PVC pipes.

I’m really enjoying this project because it reminds me of the fun I had with Legos as a kid. Free online software exists for this type of design project, but I needed to see a visual representation in my hands. I drew out pictures, but couldn’t get the angles right to get a feel for what we need. So I gathered a few plastic straws, a pair of scissors, and my hot glue gun.

My adorable straw model isn’t exactly to scale, but it helped me determine what scale works best for us. After a wee bit of research on PVC connections, I’ll be ready to build!

Today’s #OneGoodThing was creating a mini model of my DIY outdoor storage unit!

Day 54 of 365. And Day 785 in a row (here’s the first 366 & the following 365)!

1 year ago today: Awesome new cookbook

2 years ago today: My sweet comfort

5 years ago today: Finding Direction

What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments!

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