Pallet Wood Side Table

Easy Pallet Wood Outdoor Side Table

I have one more outdoor project for you before the weather turns too cold and then I should be inside until spring. This project goes together really quick using an old plant stand for the legs and my old stand by, … Continue Reading →


Rustic Shutter Arbor

Rustic Shutter Arbor DIY

Back in September of last year I got a message from a neighbor of mine telling me about the local salvage yard giving away  a bunch of their mismatched shutters.  I was sure that by the time I would be … Continue Reading →


Music Junk Angel with Oyster Shells

Oyster Shell and Music Junk Angel

It’s been a couple months since I’ve cleaned out my workshop and it was long overdue.  When I start to do more of my projects in the kitchen because there is no room on the workbench then I know it is … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Cheese Platter

Halloween Cheese and Meat Platter

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 →


intage Carrot Seed Packet Pallet Wood Sign

Carrot Seed Packet Pallet Wood Sign

Hi everyone, I’m back today with another vintage seed packet sign.  This time I’ve chosen Danvers Half Long Carrots.  Not sure why, maybe I liked the colors  and they didn’t look too hard to paint. If you like seed packets … Continue Reading →


Assemblage Art Junk Fish

Junk Fish

I’ve made several junk angels but this is the first time I’ve tackled a fish. I’m pretty sure this fish has no basis in reality, but that doesn’t stop me from having some fun. From your junk pile,  pull out … 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 →



Metal Industrial Cabinet

Cool Enough for a Dorm Room

You may remember my fantastic finds from a flea market last August.  It was over a 100 degrees that day but I got some great bargains, probably because everybody wanted to go home.  Today I’m working on the red metal … Continue Reading →


DIY Driftwood Buoy Lamp

Driftwood Buoy Lamp

I try to spread out my lighting projects but this week I was on a roll. Tuesday I shared with you a salad bowl pendant and today I’m making a lamp out of a piece of driftwood. I can never  seem … Continue Reading →


Pallet wood Nautical Flags, signal flags wall decor

Nautical Pallet Wood

Hi everyone, I’m late posting this week as I was dropping off my youngest at college.  He’s all set and I’m finally back at my computer.  Today I have another pallet wood project.  It’s easy construction with all straight cuts … Continue Reading →


Improvised Solar Eclipse sun glasses, upcycled slides

The Eclipse and a Spindle Frame

Have you ever wondered what would a scavenger/ upcycler use for solar eclipse sun glasses when said scavenger did not plan ahead and buy the specialty glasses.  Well yesterday I found out.  This scavenger would first try to pile a bunch of sunglasses … Continue Reading →


Maryland Flag Pallet Wood Side Table

Maryland Flag DIY Table

You never know where you’ll find your inspiration.  This time my inspiration was from a neighbor’s tire cover.  OK, this is not my neighbor’s tire. When I went to photograph their car it wasn’t there, so I had to resort … Continue Reading →


Enchanted Forest Humpty Dumpty

A Trip Down Memory Lane, The Enchanted Forest

If you lived anywhere near Maryland during the 50’s and 60’s you will probably recognize this fairy tale castle. The Enchanted Forest opened in the summer of 1955. Unlike Disneyland in California which opened the month before, The Enchanted Forest  was low-tech … 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 →


Upcycled Serving Tray Mirror, DIY

Thrift Store Tray Mirror

I’ve finally finished with my wedding day projects and I’m back to the thrift store with another makeover. Have you ever seen a tray quite like this at the thrift store?  This looks like a tray to hold a wine … 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 →


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