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}

Tissue Box Holder Makeover / Easy Weekend Project

I took a poll on Facebook in my group about what word should go on this house tissue box holder that I bought for $5.

Industrial Pipe Stencil Storage Hanger + Stencils Clearance Sale

Industrial Pipe Stencil Storage Hanger How to make a stencil storage industrial hanger that doubles as a laundry room clothes bar. The thing about being a crafter and creator is that things can get out of control. They can get out of control really fast. I had been using an antique wood and wire rack for hanging stencil storage, but a customer asked to buy it, and POOF!  There went my organized stencils.

Monthly Recap | May 2017 Edition

Welcome to the 1st edition of my Monthly Recap! I’ve never done a monthly recap before, but I thought it might be a good way to give you a month at a glance and visit any blog posts you might have missed.

Rustic Coffee Shop Wooden Storage Tote

Create a Rustic Coffee Shop Wooden Storage Tote With a Removable Bar for Countertop Organization on a Budget! Shirley Temple has invaded my brain and I’ve been singing “the sun will come out tomorrow” for the last several days.  Our weather has been such a yo-yo lately, which makes it really tough to take photos.  One minute it’s pouring down rain, then the sun comes out and I madly start shooting photos while it lasts.  So during one of the {Read More}

Rustic Reclaimed Wood Farmhouse Style Mug Rack Coffee Station

Rustic Reclaimed Wood Farmhouse Style Mug Rack Coffee Station Get your daily java “fix” with this DIY vintage sign coffee station & mug rack! Last year I made a  reclaimed wood industrial pipe shelf.  I had it all set up as a coffee station, complete with hooks for coffee mugs and all the coffee fixings. You can’t go wrong with rustic wood and metal and I was in love with how it turned out.   But if I let you in on {Read More}

Meat Market Farmhouse Kitchen Sign

 Meat Market Farmhouse Kitchen Sign Today I have two new stencils to introduce in my line of Vintage Sign Stencils and one of them is a freebie (see details below).

DIY Salvaged Wood Quilt Block Coasters & Ceramic Tiles

I think small things aren’t getting the attention they deserve. For example, Starbucks got all fancy with their “Grande” and “Venti” size drinks, but then they just called the small and medium drinks “short” and “tall.” What, there’s no fancy way to say “short and tall”? They want you to think bigger is better with the fancier names, but the coffee is just as good in the small size as the Venti. So today, I’m going to show  you why {Read More}

How to Build a Farmhouse Rustic Handled Wooden Crate from Pallet Wood

My husband recently restocked our supply of pallets, and I knew exactly what I wanted to make with one of them – a rustic handled wooden crate!

Quick Fixer Upper Project | Lazy Susan Gets a Farmhouse Style Feed Sack Makeover

I was cruising down the road, listening to the oldies station when Barbara Mandrell came on singing “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool.” If I had a personal theme song, that would be it.