DIY Custom Built-ins from Bookshelves

Today I finally get to show you my completed DIY custom built-ins we made using the 5 Shelf Bookcases from the Sauder website Four of the bookshelves cost less than $250, so we ended up getting four more to fill our space! These are perfect for the built-in project we had in mind, and we love the … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Pallet Coat Rack

  My sweet friend Jordan came over to learn how to build, and we started with this simple DIY Coat Rack from Shanty 2 Chic. I love when people have an interest in learning how to work with power tools, especially women.  It is so much easier than most would think, and there is not much more … [Read more...]

50+ DIY Home Decor Projects to Make with a Jigsaw

The jigsaw is a super versatile tool, and a great place to start the power tool journey. It is handheld, can be fairly inexpensive (like this Corded : Skil Saw. Variable Speed 4290-02), and cuts shapes in a variety of materials, with the appropriate blade.  I did a number of projects with a the … [Read more...]

DIY Shipping Pallet Dog Bed

What kind of DIY blogger am I, with my dogs sleeping on a pillow tossed on the floor?  I know.  That is why I thought a striped doggie bunk bed made from shipping pallets would be perfect for the "Get It, Got It, Go" Summer Blog Hop hosted by ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape and The Home Depot!  This … [Read more...]

Wood Pallet Planter DIY

I picked up some mums recently and decided they needed a planter. Using Ana White's Cedar Planter For Less than $20 Free Plan, I made just a few adjustments and built this planter using pallet wood and 2x4 scraps I had on hand.  I just grabbed the cut list from Ana's plan and hit my scrap wood … [Read more...]

Stylish Craft Storage with Sauder Bookcases

[pinit] Do you love the look of custom built-ins, but not the hefty price tag that comes with them? If you have unlimited funds at your disposal to do with whatever you like, this is not the post for you. This is for those who want the designer look on a tight budget, like us. As you may know from … [Read more...]

DIY Farmhouse Table and Bench Using Free Plans from Ana White

I have wanted to build a farmhouse table since I first started building a couple of years ago. Our new house I showed you in the recent Home Tour has just the spot for one, so we got busy woodworking and today I am sharing the fruit of our labor. Using free plans from Ana White, we built a lovely … [Read more...]

DIY Wine Bottle Craft Coat Rack

[pinit] [pinit] Scrap Wood Shelf With Wine Bottle Hooks This project involves building a simple shelf from scrap wood and adding cut wine bottle tops to act as “hooks”.  It is perfect for the entryway or mudroom, as the ultimate upcycle and conversation piece. MATERIALS - Scrap … [Read more...]

Chalk Paint Map Decoupaged Table Revamp

[pinit][pinit] Today I am sharing another furniture flip! We will be taking a retro 50's side table to a chalk painted, old map bearing, stylish addition to the master bedroom.  A little decoupaging and glitter blast add a special touch.  Let's do it! SUPPLIES: Old table Decoupage Map … [Read more...]

Side Table Flip Distressed With Chalk Paint

[pinit][pinit] My mom gave me an outdated oak table that she was ready to let go.  I saw curves that would look fantastic with some chalk paint distressing, so that is what I did.  See how some paint, crackle medium, antiquing medium and a change in hardware went into this fun furniture flip.  As … [Read more...]