Waste Not Wednesday: Wood Riser & Bird Feeder + A Question

DIY Wood Riser & Bird Feeder: Waste Not Wednesday  I  hoard wood scraps. There, I said it. It might be a sickness. 🙂 At least I’m in good company because my husband does too. My husband built some wood stairs for a door in our bedroom that leads outside. There were a few pieces of thick wood left over. Hating to see it used for firewood, I put on my thinking cap to find something useful to do with it. {Read More}

Farmhouse Wood Tray Thrift Store Makeover

Farmhouse Wood Tray Thrift Store Makeover Several months ago, I shared some thrift store finds and one of them was this wood tray. For the most part it was in good condition.  Just scuffed up and dirty. The wood just wasn’t my style.  Not bad, but just too dark for the farmhouse style I love. So it was definitely going to get a makeover. Let me show you what I did. I wiped off the dust and used my spray {Read More}

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!

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}

Paper Towel Holder Wood Kitchen Tote Garden Inspired!

Paper Towel Holder Wood Kitchen Tote Today’s post is just a quick one, because I wanted to show you my new paper towel holder on one of the wood kitchen totes my husband builds and I design.

Rustic Farmhouse Indoor Planters Using Dollar Tree Items

I don’t know about you but I am SO ready for Spring to arrive.  This week I made some rustic farmhouse indoor planters to make it look like spring even though we’re in a winter deep freeze.

Farmhouse Metal Kitchen Wall Bins

In this post: Farmhouse Metal Kitchen Wall Bins I’ve had these  farmhouse wall bins hanging in my living room for four years seen HERE. We replaced our thermostat with a Nest thermostat last year leaving screw holes and chunk out of the wallpaper. This year we’ll cover the Bible Page Wallpaper in the living room with tongue and groove wood like we have in the kitchen and bathroom so the wall bins needed to come down. After a while you stop noticing {Read More}

Chalk Couture DIY Kitchen Gift Ideas: Chalking Series Project 7

Chalk Couture DIY Kitchen Gift Ideas First of all, I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming response to the free sample Chalk Couture mini kit offer. I’m getting your addresses from you and will start shipping the kits as soon as more squeegees arrive.  I was wiped out quick! We’re at project #7 of my 15 Days of Chalking series.  Almost to the halfway point! Today, I have two projects that are inexpensive gift ideas.  It won’t be long {Read More}

Farmhouse Style Ikea DIY Towel | 15 Days of Chalking, Part 4

Farmhouse Style Ikea DIY Towel A few months ago, I went to Ikea with my sister, son, and niece.  Any day is a good one when you get to go to Ikea.  Am I right? Anyway, one of the things I purchased was a set of four Elly dish towels.  I’m kicking myself that I didn’t buy a few more sets. That’s not the point though.  I digress, as always. I put them aside so no one would get stains all {Read More}

DIY Ombré Effect Pallet Tray Using Chalk Finish Paint

DIY Ombré Effect Pallet Tray Using Chalk Finish Paint The Ombré effect has been around for quite some time, but I have never tried it myself and wanted to make a farmhouse style tray using the technique.  I Googled and looked on Pinterest to learn how, and I’m excited to say it worked!