Farmhouse Wooden Cutting Board: 4 DIY Ideas

Make a Farmhouse Wooden Cutting Board with these 4 Ideas using thrift store and IKEA  finds. Give a plain cutting board farmhouse style!

Cutting Board Lazy Susan Makeover

Cutting Board Lazy Susan Makeover Do you have a list of thrift store items that you’re always on the lookout for?  I do.  And a cutting board is always on the top of the list. On a recent thrift store trip, I hit the jackpot! Three cutting boards were just sitting there like they knew I was coming in!

Vacation Travel Jars Repurposed & Upcycled

Vacation Travel Jars Repurposed & Upcycled I’m not ashamed to admit I’m a chronic bottle and jar saver.  The only problem is when I run out of shelf space to store them. So, I decided to upcycle a few of my own into vacation travel jars filled with sand, shells, or money!

Dollar Tree Books Upcycle Tutorial: Create Custom Books

Dollar Tree Books Tutorial – How to create custom books for your home decor. Way back when I first started blogging, I used to make and sell book stacks using vintage and antique books. Now it’s hard to find vintage books at a reasonable price. So sad.  I miss those days! Today I’m upcycling Dollar Tree books.  Sometimes those are cheaper than thrift store books. But the main reason for using them was I wanted books that are the same {Read More}

Patriotic BBQ Wooden Tote Upcyled Thrift Store Find

I love red, white, and blue and of course our beautiful American flag – especially during summer.  I upcycled a thrift store find into a Patriotic BBQ Wooden Tote. As Americans, we celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends, BBQs, and outdoor fun! 🍧🎆⚾

On the Workbench and in the Shop: Quick and Easy DIY Signs

As usual, it’s been a busy week with lots of projects occupying my kitchen table. I worked on quite a few new signs while my mom was visiting.   First is a Pallet Sign.  It is 5½” x 7½”. For this sign, I chose the Happiness Blooms transfer.  It’s our smallest size.  Perfect for cards, photo frames, and small signs. Here’s how it looks.  I used just one of the flowers with the sentiment and added ribbon.  I totally love {Read More}

Pallet Wood Rustic Box Centerpieces with Farmhouse Style

Pallet Wood Rustic Box Centerpieces with Farmhouse Style Most of what I buy at thrift stores and yard sales is “junk” by most people’s standards.   I specifically look for broken things, metal, and wood that others don’t see value in, because those are the pieces I love to recreate with. So when I came across these handmade pallet wood boxes, I almost squealed!  I knew I would have so much fun with them. All 13 of them! Whoever made them {Read More}

Plant Stool Makeover

This post it’s about a poor unloved plant stool that my mother has.   Last year when I visited her it was sitting out on the back porch and I kept telling her it would be so cute if she painted it. When she saw my step stool makeover that was awaiting her when she came to visit, she asked me if I could do something with her unloved  plant stool. Fortunately, I had received a large shipment of transfers {Read More}

Cutting Board Makeover Bon Appétit!

Cutting Board Makeover Do you remember this cutting board? It was one of my thrift shop finds I shared a few weeks ago. Confession time … I barely passed French in high school, but I think the language is beautiful. Bon Appétit seemed fitting words to do this cutting board makeover. Here’s the inspiration project from Chalk Couture.  So très chic! Cutting Board Makeover Supplies: I have included affiliate links for items used. Cutting Board (these are similar to mine) {Read More}

Bee Hive Wall Shelf Upcycle Using Dollar Tree Items

Bee Hive Wall Shelf Hey, everyone!  I’m back with a new Dollar Tree project.  This time it’s a Dollar Tree modular wall shelf upcycle. Last month I bought this modular wall shelf from Dollar Tree.  I don’t know if they still have the, but I’m kicking myself that I didn’t buy more.  I’ll check next time I’m there because I would love to do an arrangement as shown on the insert, but I had an idea for the one I {Read More}