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TheDIYOutlet aluminum extension ladder

I recently got a chance to get an aluminum extension ladder from! And right in time too – we just got loads of rain here in northern California.

The extension ladder is 11 feet long – perfect for getting up on our roof! Not to mention it’s light enough that I can lug it around easily. That’s a great bonus for such a large ladder! I love that it can also be configured as an A-frame ladder or a standard ladder – that means we’ll get loads of use out out it inside the house, too.

We’ve been living in the same place for a bit, and have always wanted to use the teeny bit of outside space we’ve got near our kitchen windows or maybe even make a little space on the roof.

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gumball machine costume

gumball machine costume


This was my costume this year! I made it on the night of the 29th so I could wear it to the Autodesk Halloween party the next day. :D

It’s pretty easy – especially if you don’t sew your own skirt. I don’t know what compelled me to do so, but it worked out in the end!

∆∆∆ to see the whole tutorial, click here!! ∆∆∆

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