Love Conquers All DIY Project

Love Conquers All Hopefully, May will bring us back together.  I hope we’ll all be able to see some people we’ve been missing.

First Aid Kit Toolbox Makeover for Home or Travel

My thrift store metal toolbox didn’t sell in my Etsy shop.  It was pretty dinged and scratched up, so I wasn’t surprised. So rather than donate it, I decided to turn it into a first aid kit toolbox. Would you believe, after raising four kids, we have never had a real first aid kit?  We just had random supplies in two bathrooms. We had to search through drawers and cabinets whenever someone got an injury. Better late than never, right? {Read More}

Vintage Farmhouse DIY Decor Ideas: Rustic & Repurposed

Rustic & Repurposed Vintage Farmhouse DIY Decor Ideas to inspire you to think outside the norm before you throw away or donate old wood, metal, and just random stuff!

Christmas Cookie Sheet Upcycled Memo Board

Christmas Cookie Sheet Upcycled Memo Board I survived! 15 days of chalking, that is. 🙂 Granted, it wasn’t 15 days straight, but it was a lot of chalked projects!

Jack O’ Lantern Halloween Treat Bucket from an Old Bucket

Jack-o’-lantern Halloween Treat Bucket I’ve avoided my workshop (AKA “junk shop” for so long I’d forgotten about some treasures hidden in the abyss.  This, my friends, is one of those hidden treasures.

Visiting Family +10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas

10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas to Renew Your Space We got home from helping our son and his wife move to New Mexico almost 2 weeks ago and I’ve been meaning to share a few photos ever since.  I also have a great round-up of farmhouse style decor ideas because I know it’s fun to update the look in our home with fresh ideas.

Typewriter Stand Gets an Industrial Rustic Makeover – Before and After

I brought this old typewriter stand from a yard sale last year.  When I asked the price, the gal said I could have it – gotta love a freebie!  I’ll admit, it wasn’t much to look at, but if you ignore the warped pressed board top that someone added to it, the base was pretty cool.  It’s been sitting around, awaiting its turn for a makeover, and the beautiful weather we’ve been having inspired me to work outdoors, and start {Read More}

Beeswax Candles

I’ve been wanting to make some beeswax candles for quite some time, but didn’t want to pay shipping prices to get a few blocks of the wax sent to me, since we have a well-known beekeeping business about an hour away.  A few months ago, I was finally near the business, so I bought a few 1-lb. blocks of pure beeswax. I used a knife to grate large shreds off the block. I didn’t use a thermometer to heat the {Read More}