Fresh Cut Christmas Trees Sign Craft Night

Ladies! Who doesn’t love a sign making craft night?! A couple of weeks ago I got a few friends together for a Christmas craft night. Our craft was a 2-part craft. The first night we assembled our signs and painted them. The second day we stenciled the wording to finish the signs. I found the … Continue reading “Fresh Cut Christmas Trees Sign Craft Night”

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”

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)”

Office Desk Makeover

This office desk was a nice surprise! I have been looking for something for our family room computer space – a.k.a.my computer space, Tom has his own command station since mine runs a little slow ;). I have a thing for things that needs a little extra love and care – i.e. my car who I’ve dubbed … Continue reading “Office Desk Makeover”

How To Refinish Laminate Furniture

This laminate dresser speaks for itself and needs no further introductions: Yes, it was scary looking and I LOVED it! A little backstory here… we bought this dresser June 2013 to serve as a changing station for my daughter who was 7 months old… we had been searching for the perfect piece since before she … Continue reading “How To Refinish Laminate Furniture”

Picture Frame Makeover

Finding ways to creatively save money is one of my favorite reasons to DIY. When this picture frame was given to me I immediately knew that it just needed some elbow grease and it would shine again! A little spray paint, and a couple awesome pictures (PC: wyattestrazzo.com) made this frame into a beautiful statement. One trick: I really wanted this frame … Continue reading “Picture Frame Makeover”