Hand Painted Peter Rabbit on Pallet Wood

Pallet Wood Peter Rabbit in Time for Spring

Valentine’s Day is barely over and I’m thinking Spring and bunnies.  This time I’m hand painting Peter Rabbit onto pallet wood.  If you’re not comfortable painting, I have an option for you too. If you are familiar with the tale … Continue Reading →


Pallet Wood Quilt DIY

Pallet Wood Quilt Square

I recently broke up 10 pallets and I have a fresh supply of usable wood just waiting for me.  It’s time to bring you another pallet wood project.  This time it’s a quilt made of wood.  I have made a real … Continue Reading →


Upcycled Barrel Bistro Table and Stools

Upcycled Barrel Bistro Set DIY

My sister always has the coolest things and sometimes I find myself wanting to do her projects more than my own.  Remember the chicken incubator…that was hers. I also stole this toolbox from her.  It’s a coffee table.  Oh, and … Continue Reading →


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 →


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 →


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 →