Railroad Tie Lamp diy

Railroad Tie Lamp diy

Add to Flipboard Magazine.   I don’t know if you can tell, but I’ve been on a diy lamp kick for several months now.  Everywhere I go, I see objects that are just calling out to me…Make me into a … Continue Reading →


Terra Cotta Pipes and junk candle holders

Terracotta Pipes and Junk Candle holders

Add to Flipboard Magazine.  The countdown to Christmas is coming  fast but if you have a bunch of junk sitting around you may be able to whip these up in a couple of hours.  These candle holders started with a … Continue Reading →


Rupurposed Grandma's Sled

Grandma’s Sled

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Years ago, it had to be in the 70’s, my mom and I drove out to St. Louis, Missouri to help my Grandmother move into an apartment.  Her home had been in the family since 1891 … Continue Reading →


Oyster Shell Mirror diy

Oyster Shell Mirror diy

Add to Flipboard Magazine.   You can tell just by looking at this mirror that this project is perfect for me.  It’s Scavenger Chic at it’s finest in the form of beach combing. This project actually began a few years … Continue Reading →


Wooden knobs makeover, diy

Wooden knobs Makeover diy

Add to Flipboard Magazine. A dresser I bought from the local Salvation Army came complete with a laminate top, chippy paint (and not in a good way) and a full set of wooden drawer knobs. Wanting a knob with a … Continue Reading →


Removing a Popcorn ceiling diy

Removing a Popcorn Ceiling

Add to Flipboard Magazine.     This very ordinary guest bedroom seems to have everything the average guest is looking for…a tv remote, an alarm clock, a bed with pillows, a fan..but it has one thing no guest would want….popcorn … Continue Reading →


Rustic Bench/Coffee Table made of Pallet wood diy

Pallet Wood Rustic Bench /Coffee Table DIY

Add to Flipboard Magazine.  This is my 11th pallet wood project I’m going to share with you.  To me, it’s just rough, aged wood.  Similar to barn wood, but way more obtainable and the price is right. Free.  I have … Continue Reading →


Gps Pillow diy

GPS Coordinates Pillow diy

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Lately  I’ve been seeing a lot of  GPS coordinates pillows…in gift shops, in home furnishing stores, on etsy…The idea didn’t seem hard to replicate and when my daughter-in-law expressed an interest, a gift idea and a … Continue Reading →


Tin and Wainscoting Frame diy

Roofing Tin and Beadboard Frame diy

Add to Flipboard Magazine. A couple of years ago, we redecorated our bedroom.  In doing so, we took down the wainscoting that encircled the room.  There was nothing wrong with it,  but after 15 years I was just a little … Continue Reading →


How to wire a homemade Lamp

How to Wire a Lamp (with pictures)

Add to Flipboard Magazine.   Before I get into how to wire a lamp, you can find the above 4 lamps here…   Post lamp   Giant Spring Lamp    Shutter Lamp    Pipe Lamp All homemade, all recycled/upcycled. Have … Continue Reading →


Dartboard Cabinet diy

Dartboard Cabinet DIY

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Ok, this is the third time, and more than likely not my last, that I’ve mentioned the Route 11 Yard Crawl  that I went to with my 2 sisters and my youngest son, Nathan.  I’ve already … Continue Reading →


DIY Wood Countertop

Wood Countertop DIY

Add to Flipboard Magazine.   If you’ve been following my blog, I spent all of last week in my laundry room showing my cabinet transformation.  From transforming laminate cabinets to the diy pallet crates you see above. I was now … Continue Reading →


Farmers Market galvanized tin bucket

Farmer’s Market Galvanized Tin

Add to Flipboard Magazine. For my birthday this year, my oldest son and my daughter-in-law gave me a whole bunch of “stuff”.  That’s really the only way I can describe it.  It was an interesting assortment of what can you … Continue Reading →


Refacing Laminate and Oak Cabinet Doors DIY, laundry room makeover, cabinet  door, recycling old cabinets

Refacing Laminate and Oak Cabinets DIY

Add to Flipboard Magazine. When we moved into our home  in 1992 we had no cabinets in our laundry room.  We needed some type of storage, and what was current at the time, but probably on their way out, were these … Continue Reading →


DIY Orb Chandelier

DIY Orb Chandelier

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Last month I had an enjoyable day  scavenging the  Route 11 Yard Crawl with one of my sons and 2 sisters.  By all appearances, I ended up with a pile of junk, but it was gold … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Wine Rack

Pallet Wood Wine Rack DIY

Add to Flipboard Magazine. My son Kevin, and his then fiancee, Mollie, showed up on my doorstep one day wanting to do a project.  They had been living in a apartment for over a year, and were anxious to make … Continue Reading →


Lowes Chandelier

Pottery Barn vs Lowes Chandelier

Add to Flipboard Magazine. One of my favorite shows on HGTV was the High Low Project with Sabrina Soto.  Though I haven’t seen it in a while, this is my contribution. Back in April, when I was searching for a … Continue Reading →


Upcycled Rusty  Giant Spring Lamp

Upcycled Rusty Giant Spring Lamp

Add to Flipboard Magazine.   This project all started a few weeks ago… very innocently I might add… when my husband, Brian, and I were enjoying a nice afternoon hike.  The sun was shining, the birds were singing, we spotted … Continue Reading →


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