DIY Framed Botanical Greenery

Framed botanicals, am I the only one who thinks they are absolutely dreamy!? A few months ago I saw Jenna Sue frame some greenery from around her house as bathroom decor. I absolutely loved the idea! Last night we were out on a walk when we passed by a tree with gorgeous leaves, I immediately knew … Continue reading “DIY Framed Botanical Greenery”

DIY Countertop – A Tutorial and 2 Year Review

When we moved into our house, the upstairs bathroom had an ugly blue laminate countertop. I never liked it, but I also never liked the idea of paying $200+ for a new one. After much deliberation I decided to try painting them. I figured if it didn’t turn out, I would just buy a new … Continue reading “DIY Countertop – A Tutorial and 2 Year Review”

Build a Floating Bench and Shoe Shelf

Here are the deets for our mudroom floating bench and shoe shelf: You Will Need: Utility Knife Saw (hand or Sawzall) Stud finder Drywall 4’X8’Plywood (I used Red Oak – about $50) this was enough for the bench and shoe shelf Wood Glue Wood Stain Polyurethane Clamps (optional, but recommended) Screws 3 or 4 – … Continue reading “Build a Floating Bench and Shoe Shelf”

Wooden Pantry Sign Tutorial

Hello friends! First I need to thank you all for your support of this little hobby of mine. I truly appreciate every question, comment, like, and email. I have been so uplifted by this wonderful community and I am so grateful to each of you. I have been pondering opening an Etsy shop to sell some of … Continue reading “Wooden Pantry Sign Tutorial”

From Closet to Mudroom – Mudroom Makeover

My husband and I have been wanting to add a mudroom to our back entry for a couple years and we are so happy to finally have it looking the way we want it! This space previously had bifold closet doors. These doors drove my husband crazy because a certain someone (me) was not very good about closing them. … Continue reading “From Closet to Mudroom – Mudroom Makeover”

Turn a Fence Gate Into a Headboard

A few months ago we expanded our fence to include more of our yard. This meant that we pulled down part of our old wooden fence.  We didn’t want all of that weathered wood to go to waste, so we repurposed some of it, and sold the rest. To Make A Headboard: You will need: … Continue reading “Turn a Fence Gate Into a Headboard”

DIY Wood Stain (for a Weathered Look)

Sometimes weathered wood is hard to come by! And sometimes it isn’t in good enough condition to reuse it. Here is a quick trick to “fake” your own old barn wood by making your very own wood stain with just 2 ingredients! To make your own “weathered wood”place a steel wool scrubber in a mason … Continue reading “DIY Wood Stain (for a Weathered Look)”