How to Paint Chair Spindles the Easy Way

How to Paint Chair Spindles the Easy Way The venue where my son and his bride-to-be will be married has a tree that they want to stand under.  The only problem is that there’s a propane tank visible in the background, so they need a backdrop to hide the tank.  I searched Pinterest and sent them an idea I loved made out of old doors with a chair sitting inside. But … they didn’t love it and wanted something more {Read More}

Easy DIY Jute Cord Tin Can Succulent Planters

Easy DIY Jute Cord Tin Can Succulent Planters Dig those empty tin cans out of the recycle bin to make these easy and pretty succulent planters! Whenever I don’t feel like rummaging through my junk shop (which would be a workshop if it wasn’t so filled with junk) to look for something to repurpose into a new project, I turn to the one thing that I always have a good supply of …

Miniature Mason Jar Citronella Oil Lamps for a Cabin Weekend Getaway

Miniature Mason Jar Citronella Oil Lamps for a Cabin Weekend Getaway My daughter  and I have been planning a mother/daughter weekend trip and this was finally the weekend we were both free to go. My wonderful old Jeep starting to have problems, so we traded it in for a low- mileage, used Ford Escape, hitched the trailer with our kayaks, and headed for the great outdoors. We reserved our favorite camping cabin for the weekend.  It was R&R we both needed. {Read More}

Salvaged Wood Farmer’s Market Sign Kitchen Produce Baskets

Farmer’s Market Sign Kitchen Produce Baskets Have you ever noticed when you remodel a room, you absolutely love it and think you’ll want to spend every minute adoring your new space?  Then a few months pass, and all those little details that you so thoughtfully worked into the space, you no longer even notice.  In our channel-changing world, we love to click and see the next show that’s on.  That’s the way I am with my house.

Easy DIY Rustic Wooden Photo Display Clipboard

Rustic Wooden Photo Display Clipboard An easy DIY photo display project made with wood scraps and a few supplies you probably already have in your house. Last week I had one of those rare light bulb moments.  They don’t come often, so I ran with it while the light was still on. 🙂

Fake It Til You Grow It | Aromatherapy Faux Lavender Scented Centerpiece

Aromatherapy Faux Lavender Scented Centerpiece I might have felt a bit cocky and proud about my gardening success this year if it weren’t for my one dismal failure … 

DIY Tree Branch Indoor Cat Climbing Tower Scratching Post

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company.  The opinions and text are all mine. How to Make a Tree Branch Scratching Post Cat Tower I’ve always been slightly annoyed by those bumper stickers that say, “My child is on the honor roll.” If you are one of those parents who have one on your car, I apologize for judging you, because now I understand …

Repurposed Vintage Cutting Board Serving Tray

Make a Repurposed Vintage Cutting Board Serving Tray Some projects turn out great the first time, but this isn’t one of those projects. 🙂 I’m happy with the end result, but by showing you the problems I encountered getting to that point, I hope

DIY Repurposed Cabinet Door Gather Sign 

How to Make a Farmhouse Style Repurposed Cabinet Door Gather Sign I purchased this old cabinet off of Craigslist.  It was in rough condition, but I was fine with that.  I really just wanted the doors and shelves to make a farmhouse kitchen sign.

How to Make a Pallet Wood Coffee Cup Kitchen Rack

After my son’s  wedding, I brought home the pallet wood sign I made them, and decided to turn it into a pallet wood coffee cup kitchen rack for their new apartment. My daughter-in-law has a huge coffee cup collection and I know she wants a way to display them in her kitchen.  So I thought I’d surprise her by converting her wedding sign into a pallet wood coffee cup kitchen rack. Here’s how the finished sign looked at their wedding. {Read More}

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