DIY Mixed Wood Island Top

I love our kitchen island, but the top has seen better days. Instead of buying something new, we decided to resurface the top with a mixed wood pattern using poplar, pine, and oak. It came out so nice I just had to share it! Continue reading

How to Build a Reclaimed Wood Pallet Desk Top

Ever want to use reclaimed wood to build a pallet desk? We figured out a great way to build one by starting with an old closet door for the surface. Continue reading

Reversible Pallet Door Hanger

This reversible pallet door hanger features a scarecrow on one side that flips to a snowman on the other side. It’s a great way to transition from fall to winter without any hard work or storage. Just flip it over and you’re done! Continue reading

Christmas Tree Card Holder

This Christmas tree card holder stores flat each year and is a beautiful rustic wall decor piece and great way to display your Christmas cards throughout the holiday season! Continue reading

Rustic Pallet Frames

These rustic pallet frames hold two 4×6″ photos and are made from reclaimed pallet wood, burlap, and other miscellaneous metal, & paper supplies. Rustic pallet frames are great homemade addition to your rustic home decor. They can also be made in any size and shape and customized to any color. Continue reading

How to Build an L-Shaped Counter

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to build an L-shaped counter for my shed using the leftover countertop from my kitchen renovation. With these simple step-by-step instructions you’ll be able to knock this project off in a couple hours! Continue reading

Paint Mason Jars with Vitrea 160 Glass Paint

After creating solar mason jars out of the solar path lights, I decided to paint mason jars with glass paint to really add some whimsy to them. Read on to see how I used this awesome project by Peveo called Vitrea 160 Glass Paint to make indestructible, fade-proof dishwasher safe amazingly colorful mason jars that light up the night!
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Layering Bulbs in Pots: A How-To Guide

It’s officially fall, so in this post I’m going to write a little how-to on layering bulbs in pots – some people call this “Bulb Lasagna”. By choosing the right flower bulbs, you can stack the bulbs for a beautiful flower show in a small area. This layering technique can also be used to plant bulbs in the ground in the same holes if you are short on space (or just plain lazy). Hey, digging holes is hard work… right?

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Shed Shelving Using Bins For Organization

My latest project was to use build a wooden unit for shed shelving using bins for organization. We actually found the perfect bins FIRST, then built the shelves to accommodate the size of the bins. This worked out perfectly and now all my stuff is neatly tucked away in clear plastic containers where I can find it. Hopefully the rest of my shed will look this good soon, too! Continue reading

DIY Self Watering Hanging Basket

Here’s a SUPER easy way to make a DIY self-watering hanging basket or self watering planter without spending any money at all. I use this for my hanging baskets because they tend to dry out in the air, and believe me, it really works. Read on to make a DIY self watering hanging basket waterer from a soda or water bottle! Continue reading

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