DIY Spindle and Pallet Wood Valentine Heart

Spindle and Pallet Wood Heart

It’s a month until Valentine’s Day and I couldn’t resist bringing you another pallet wood heart.  This time I’m combining the pallet wood with a few wood spindles. I used a table top Scroll Saw to slice down the middle of … Continue Reading →


Little Red Jewelry box

Little Red Jewelry Box and Christmas Mantel

I have another cute jewelry box for you straight from the thrift store.  He spoke to me not just because he was half price ($3.00) but because he had an abundance of little drawers. I wasn’t too crazy about the … Continue Reading →


Farmhouse Wreath

Burlap and Twine Farmhouse Wreath

Christmas is right around the corner and you have no time to start any new projects.  I totally understand, and that is why I’m bringing you a super easy DIY,  a burlap and twine wreath that can be used year round. … Continue Reading →


Shutter Christmas Card Holder

Shutter Christmas Card Holder

I got a late start on Christmas shopping this year, but I think I’m finally catching up.  Over the last couple weeks, I think I’ve hit every store. Ok, maybe I’ve missed a few. On one of my many travels, … Continue Reading →


Recycled Soda Can and Pallet Wood Advent Calendar

Soda Can and Pallet Wood Christmas Advent Calendar

Today I’m bringing back two of my old projects.  They are teaming up for a Christmas advent calendar.  First up,  a pallet wood cubby organizer.   I first brought these shelves to you last March filled with mementos, souvenirs and other assorted junk.  If you … Continue Reading →


Four foot Log Snowman DIY-

Four Foot Log Snowman

Down at the bottom of my yard you’ll find about a dozen stumps from a pine tree that died last year.  Hubby took the tree down last fall and he split most of the logs for firewood.   I think hubs pooped … Continue Reading →


75 Homemade Gift Ideas

75 of the Best Homemade Gift Ideas

Welcome back, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family, friends and good food.  Today I’m bringing you 75 of the best homemade, DIY gifts I could find on the internet for everyone on your gift list.  Gifts … Continue Reading →


Chartreuse and Co. Holiday Sale and Scavenging Inspiration

Christmas Bazaar – Trees, Signs and Sleds

In September I had the opportunity to visit Chartreuse and Company’s  Fall Market Days.   The place was loaded with furniture and crafts  with a farmhouse, sometime shabby chic style.  In early November they started their holiday bash and I had … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Cheese Platter

Halloween Cheese and Meat Platter

  • By Joan
  • October 24, 2017
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Welcome back.  I thought I was all finished with Halloween projects after my skull poster, pallet wood pumpkin holder and  skull cloche.  It was not to be…I was asked to help with food for my daughter-in-law’s Halloween themed baby shower. … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood and Skulls

Pallet Wood and Skulls for Halloween

This is the week of easy pallet wood Halloween projects.  I thought the pumpkin holder from earlier in the week was a good project for the beginner palleter (made up word) but this one, I assure you, is even easier. … Continue Reading →


Easy Fall Pumpkin Holder, Centerpiece, Planter, Pallet Wood Projects

Fall Decorating with Pallet Wood

Just in time for Fall,  a fun, easy, and inexpensive DIY for all you pallet wood lovers out there.   Start with a bunch of pallet wood.  You will also need a dowel or spindle and more scrap wood for … Continue Reading →


Glass Cloche, Glass Dome Halloween Decorating

Crows and Skulls under Glass

  • By Joan
  • September 28, 2017
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I found these two clocks with the glass domes at a local thrift store recently.  I’ve been wanting to decorate with a cloche but hadn’t found one the right size or the right price.  I really wanted the taller one … Continue Reading →


Card Seed Co. Pumpkin Seed Packet Vintage Style Sign DIY

It’s the Great Pumpkin Vintage Sign

  If you’ve graduated from chalkboard signs and you would like to try  something just a bit more challenging,  I may have just the project for you. How about a vintage seed packet painted on reclaimed wood.    This is not … Continue Reading →


Painted Pallet wood hearts

Family Fun, Painted Pallet Wood Hearts

Several weeks ago I sat my family down for a fun Valentine project… painting hearts. I thought I might have to twist a few arms, but everyone participated willingly and it was fun to see the creativity.  If you have … Continue Reading →


Valentine wooden heart -Pallet wood, vintage sheet music and rusty junk upcycle

Pallets and Junk Hearts

Earlier in the week I shared with you a trio of pallet wood and junk hearts and today I have another heart project for you with even more pallet wood and even more junk. You would think that if you … Continue Reading →


Valentine wooden heart -Pallet wood, slate, vintage music sheets Upcycle

Pallet Wood and Slate Hearts

While you may think of  hearts as just for Valentine’s Day, I think they can be displayed year round. Hearts make great wall art and are even better when you can make them from scraps you may have laying around … Continue Reading →


DIY Oyster Shell Tree

Oyster Shell Tree for Beachcombers

Over the Thanksgiving holiday my family all got together and rented a house on the Chesapeake Bay.  Considering it was late November we had beautiful weather.  It wasn’t quite bikini weather (OK, it’s never bikini weather) but it was, put … Continue Reading →


75 Homemade Gift Ideas

Something for Everyone, 75 Homemade Gift Ideas

I was going to post another diy gift idea that my youngest made last year but if you still haven’t finished up your Christmas shopping I wanted to get this fun list of homemade gift ideas to you as soon … Continue Reading →


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