Chalkboard Style Wedding Card Box DIY

Wedding Card Box, Chalkboard style

If you checked in with me last week, you have been seeing all the projects that I was assigned to do for my son’s wedding.  First there was the wedding arbor, followed by the pallet wood centerpieces. Next up, “cute … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Wedding Centerpiece

Wedding Pallet Wood Centerpieces

I showed you the stick arbor earlier in the week from my son’s wedding this past weekend.  My next assignment…centerpieces. This was the centerpiece, (also made out of pallet wood) that I made for my last son’s wedding. The tables … Continue Reading →


DIY Wedding Stick Arbor

Wedding, Rustic Stick Arbor DIY

I mentioned last week that this past weekend was going to be spent at my son’s wedding. And with the wedding comes projects…lots of projects. My first assignment was an arbor.  An arbor?  Do I get pictures for inspiration, materials … Continue Reading →


Upcycled Baby Crib and Kitchen Cabinet Bench

A Crib, Pallets and a Kitchen Cabinet

A crib, pallet and kitchen cabinets, didn’t think they went together did you? The crib was found in a dumpster.  I don’t usually crawl into dumpsters looking for treasures…I do have some pride… but this crib was sticking out of the … Continue Reading →


Upcyled Turkey Fryer, indoor smore cooker or diy fondue pot

Upcycled Turkey Fryer Part 2

Do you remember my turkey fryer?  My $5 flea market rusty turkey fryer? No? Well here’s a little reminder.  The legs were turned into this cute little side table.  The remaining parts of the fryer that I cut off got … Continue Reading →


Refinishing White Pedestal Table and Ladder Back Chairs

Pedestal Table and Chairs Makeover

This cute little table and chairs is owned by my oldest son’s best friend from high school.  He got married last year and he and his wife are saving up to buy a house, hopefully by the end of the … Continue Reading →


Rewiring Barn Light

Rewiring a Vintage Green Pendant Light

I’m returning today with another of my farmhouse finds.  This time it’s this grimy green pendant light.  From looking it up on the internet, I believe it’s a Benjamin light.  I don’t know if that name refers to all green … Continue Reading →


Shutter and Pallet Wood Memo Board diy

An Easy Project with Pallet Wood and Shutters

Back in March I shared with you 2 memo boards I had made from the two halves of an old shutter.  I actually made four memo boards at the time.  I sort of got carried away and once I got … Continue Reading →


Dad's Sweater Pillow

Remembering Dad on Father’s Day

Welcome back, I have an easy Father’s Day gift and it comes with a remembrance from the past. My own dad passed away 10 years ago next February.   He was always there to lend a hand, guide us in the right … Continue Reading →


Vintage Wood Table top

Replacing a Table Top with Vintage Wood

The very first piece of furniture my husband and I ever bought as a couple was this cute little butcher block table.  It was the perfect size for our apartment and it fit the two of us perfectly. Well almost … Continue Reading →


Painted File Cabinet, File Cabinet Makeover

Painted File Cabinet Makeover

Two of my all time most viewed posts are my file cabinet makeovers.  I’m assuming that there are a lot of people out there with ugly file cabinets. My own file cabinet wasn’t terribly ugly.  Hubby and I had invested in … Continue Reading →


diy Receipt Spike

One more use for an old Barbell Weight

My youngest son is graduating from high school this week and I’m busy doing projects for my middle son’s wedding next month so I thought I’d share a super simple DIY with you.  I had a little hiccup with this … Continue Reading →


Upcycled Rusty Turkey Fryer

Upcycled Rusty Turkey Fryer

I have a great upcycle for you.  Today the rusty legs to this old turkey fryer are getting a major overhaul. My sister and I found this old  turkey fryer at a flea market a few weeks ago.  We didn’t even know … Continue Reading →


Side Table Makeover, repairing chipped wood veneer

Repairing Chipped Wood Veneer

Last week I was on a thrift store hunt.  I went to 5 thrift stores and I was intent on finding something. Right now I have no idea what the heck I was looking for,but I’m pretty sure it was important at … Continue Reading →


No sew Padded Seat

Easy No Sew Padded Seat Cover

Several years ago, a friend of mine asked if I could help her with a cushion for a bench she had recently bought.  She had already gotten the fabric and a 2 inch piece of foam and now she was attempting to cover … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Napkin Holder

Easy Pallet Wood Napkin Holder

A friend of mine recently asked if I had ever made a napkin holder. Why no, I haven’t, but it sounds like a fairly easy project and better yet, I could make one out of pallet wood and other scraps I … Continue Reading →


Laundry Room Update, installing a new laundry tub

Replacing Laundry Room Sink, Laundry Room Update

Back in 2014 I shared with you my laundry room makeover. While it looked pretty good, at the time I didn’t ‘air all my dirty laundry’, ( a little laundry room humor) I never showed you the old laundry tub back in the … Continue Reading →


Wood Slice End Table

DIY Wood Slice End Table

A couple of years ago my hubby and I were running a few errands when we pass a yard that had a freshly taken down tree and a huge sign —FREE WOOD, YOU HAUL. Of course I muttered out loud, … Continue Reading →


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