How to Break Down Wood Pallets Video DIY@savedbyloves

It is no secret that I love to create all kinds of things with wood pallets. Why wouldn’t I?  They are readily available and usually one their way to landfills or bon fires by the time I get my hands on them.  Lumber can be expensive, so why not use pallet wood for your projects […]

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50 Plus Best DIY Home Decor Projects to Make With a Jigsaw @savedbyloves

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 above linked Skil Saw I scored […]

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The Best Pumpkin Dessert Hands Down Pumpkin Dump Cake @savedbyloves

My mom has been on a dump cake kick lately.  I am new to that entire dessert movement and though skeptical at first, this pumpkin piece of divinity has made me a believer.  Seriously, the best pumpkin dish I have put in my mouth.  Not only is it insanely good, it takes under 5 minutes […]

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Liquor Bottle Upcycle to Mercury Glass Bracelet Storage @savedbyloves

Bottle Bracelet Storage  I am always looking for unique and decorative ways to organize my jewelry. Pretty up a long necked bottle to suit your style and display your bracelets for all to see. It doesn’t get much more straightforward than this project! MATERIALS -Long Necked Bottle -Glass Bottle of your choice -Krylon Looking Glass […]

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How to Upcycle Wine Bottles into Candle Holders @savedbyloves @proteawines

  Magnify and reflect candlelight in these gorgeous green wine bottle tiered holders.  This project involves cutting bottles and gluing bottoms to tops, giving you luxury style on a dime in no time. Tiered candle holders make great mantle décor and centerpieces for all occasions. I was given these beautiful Protea Wine Bottles to use. […]

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Shipping Pallet Dog Bed Tutorial from @savedbyloves #thehomedepot & #3MPartner

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 project is a wonderful upcycle […]

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Bottle to Wine Glass Carrier 1

It doesn’t get much cheaper or easier than this reclaimed wood to bottle/glass holder and display! Power tools are involved, but fear not; even the novice can pull this off beautifully. Impress your date on your next romantic evening with wine for two! MATERIALS   -Scrap wood -¼ inch Drill bit -1.5 inch hole saw […]

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Crockpot Butternut Squash Soup Recipe to Die For from @savedbyloves

  This week’s food theme at our pitch in Bible study was soup, in honor of the onset of fall.  It doesn’t get much more fall than butternut squash, right?  This was my first time cooking with this squash.  It was difficult to peel, but other than that, the recipe was easy and the outcome […]

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How to make a reclaimed wood planter from shipping pallets @savedbyloves

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 2×4 scraps I had on hand.  I just grabbed the cut list from Ana’s plan and hit my […]

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How to make scrap wood pumpkins with @savedbyloves

These three pumpkins were made entirely with materials I had on hand, which is always a plus! With my huge pile of wood pieces from previous building projects, I am pretty excited when I can use up some of the leftovers. I used my table saw to rip scrap 2×4 into what are essentially wood […]

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