DIY Barn Wood Planter Box

Hey guys! If you caught our live tour of my dining room, last week on our Periscope, you heard me promise to share a tutorial of the Barn Wood Planter Box that I built for the centerpiece of my dining table! If you aren’t familiar with Periscope, it is an app that you download to {…Read More…}

DIY Pedestal Coffee Table

I know I say it a lot but, this is my FAVORITE project ever! When we moved into our home we had a sectional that I built a square coffee table for. Unfortunately, the sectional didn’t fit in my living room so we sold it and bought two couches. I left the coffee table there {…Read More…}

Home Depot August DIH Workshop

Hey guys!!! We have teamed up with Home Depot, again, for another DIH Workshop and we are so excited! Visit your local Home Depot Thursday, August 20 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm and learn how to build our hook shelf! You’ll get hands on experience and learn great tips from tool experts! This shelf is one {…Read More…}

DIY Media Storage Dresser

This is a giant piece with 6 glorious giant drawers! And, it is part of a 6-piece unit that I am so excited about building for my master bedroom! It’s one of the largest single pieces of furniture that I have built but that does NOT mean it is difficult. It’s still easy to build {…Read More…}

DIY Dog House

We’ve creeped over 100 degrees here in Texas and it looks like it’s here to stay for a while! We have a little shih-tzu, whom we named Alvin (our son wanted to name him after the Chimpmunk so that he could yell “ALVIN”) and it was better than most of the other names thrown out {…Read More…}

DIY Corrugated Metal Awning

I’m back in my sons room this week and I’m tackling his windows! I have been wanting something unique for his windows that would fit the style of his room. Well, inspiration is EVERYWHERE and that includes our hairstylists new salon – which is ADORABLE by the way 😉 She has the cutest metal awnings {…Read More…}

DIY Wall Planter with Succulents

We LOVE succulents. They are low maintenance and oh so cute! I have a blank wall in my dining room that is a narrow space and I haven’t known exactly what I wanted to put there. As soon as the weather warmed up and I saw succulents at my hardware store I got an idea! {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Lounge Chairs

The rain has finally let up, down here in Texas, and I couldn’t wait to get busy building this new set of lounge chairs, that I’ve been dreaming of, since we built our house! I had too many pieces of furniture to build for the inside of our home, last summer, so I had to save {…Read More…}

DIY Trophy Case for a Teen Boy Room

I’ve made my kids a lot of pieces for their rooms over the years but this one, by far, got the most attention from my 11-year-old!   Like most boys his age, he loves his trophy collection. They can get really cluttered and I wanted to give him a cool space to display them. I {…Read More…}

DIY Board and Batten Hat Rack

I got an itch to tackle some projects in my boys rooms last week and I am so excited about the way my 11-year-old’s room is shaping up! Our stepdad, Tim (a.k.a. Bapa), built my home a little over a year ago (you can check out the build process HERE). My 11-year-old was going to {…Read More…}

DIY Scarf and Accessory Rack

I have a slight obsession with scarves and they were taking over my closet! I’m in the middle of building a closet storage system and I have been trying to decide what the best storage option would be for my scarves. I have been hanging them on hangers in my closet but they were getting out of {…Read More…}

DIY Coffee Table or Bench

We just finished shooting our pilot for HGTV this past weekend! It was a lot of work but it was so much fun 🙂 We can’t wait for you all to see it and we will let you know when it will air, as soon as we find out! I was able to sneak in some {…Read More…}

DIY Factory Cart Coffee Table

I’m so excited to share this coffee table with you guys today! I love, love, love factory cart coffee tables but they aren’t exactly budget friendly. I had a specific design in mind for a special place so I hit-up our friend Jamison, a.k.a Rogue Engineer, to whip some printable plans up so we could {…Read More…}

DIY Nightstand with Bun Feet

Hey guys! I am so excited to finally have nightstands in my bedroom! We haven’t had them in our room in about 1 1/2 years so it really feels life changing 😉 Here they are! I wanted to design them to match the bed that I built for our bedroom and wanted at least one {…Read More…}

How to Tile a Backsplash – Video Tutorial

Hey guys! We teamed up with Ryobi to bring you a tutorial and a how-to video for tiling a backsplash!  That’s not it though, we are also hosting a giveaway to get you stocked up on all the DIY tiling tools you will need to get started! Heck YAH! A tiled backsplash is such a {…Read More…}

DIY Desk for $70

The design is inspired after my Dining Table that you can see HERE.  I love it so much that I decided to build a desk very similar. I hit up our friend, Jamison a.k.a. Rogue Engineer to design the plans and he did an AMAZING JOB! We created this 5 ft. long desk for only {…Read More…}

How to Build and Hang a Mantel on a Stone Fireplace

Hey guys! I have been dying to share this tutorial with you all! I built and installed this mantel for about $100! This is a project that I have had planned since we were building our house but it seemed like it was going to be such a pain and I was worried that I would {…Read More…}

DIY Coffee Mug Display

Hey guys! In honor of Valentine’s Day and Ryobi’s February challenge, we made this cute Coffee Mug Display 🙂 We LOVE coffee – that counts right? It’s quick and easy to build your own. I’m going to show you how I did it but you need to go over to our friend Jamison’s site – {…Read More…}

DIY Wooden Window Cornice

Hey guys! So, I’ve been building furniture for our new home, like crazy and realized that I haven’t done much in the way of our windows! I have done panels for my dining room and living room which you can see HERE but I have neglected the rest. The hardware is usually expensive and my budget {…Read More…}

DIY $5 Shelves with Leather Straps

Hey guys! If you need a quick and easy project this weekend, this one is for you! I have been on a mission to fill up this blank wall. It’s a walkway so I didn’t want anything sticking at from the wall too much. I came up with these Leather Strap Shelves for only $5 each! {…Read More…}

DIY Closet Storage – Towers

Hey guys! I’m back with an addition to my Modular Closet Storage System! If you missed my Shoe Storage Cabinet you can see it HERE! This week I got busy with these storage towers! There are four in this picture and they are about 42″h x  15″w x 13″d. These are great because you can stack {…Read More…}

DIY Shoe Storage Cabinet

I built this awesome shoe storage cabinet and it’s the first piece in an entire modular closet storage system! When I built my home, I had the opportunity to design my closet….After making so many decisions already and so many more to go, I had to hold off. I couldn’t even wrap my brain around {…Read More…}

Free Memory Bank Printable for 2015

This is a tradition that my family has enjoyed for the past 2 years and we are so excited to bust 2014’s open on New Year’s Eve and read all of the great things that happened over the year! To make your own, just print out the Memory Bank printable and the Memory Tags by {…Read More…}