DIY Headboard

The Reclaimed Wood Headboard is complete! This was the easiest piece I have ever built!  It took me about 1 hour to put it together after I cut the wood!  You can find the plans I used for this headboard on Ana’s Site but as always, I am taking you on my journey:) Here are some pictures of {…Read More…}

My Shanty Slipcover

I would like to preface this post by saying that this is indeed a shanty slipcover.  That’s how I roll.  So… For those of you that are here to learn the “professional” way you can just read this for your own humor 🙂 I showed you guys my brown corduroy rocker that I slipcovered for {…Read More…}

Crates for the Storage Bed

Hey guys!  I am loving this spring weather we’ve been blessed with in Texas this week!  Perfect building weather:)  I finished the storage bins for the full sized storage bed I build last week. I designed my own plans for these.  My goal was to achieve the most amount of storage space with the least out {…Read More…}

DIY Full Storage Bed

So, it’s spring cleaning time in our household right now!  I have a love/hate relationship with spring cleaning.  I love getting organized and redecorating but I loathe that you have to create endless messes in the house before the final product! One project I am starting this spring is my 7-year-olds room.  His room has {…Read More…}

Quilt Clip DIY and a Video

Hi friends!  So, the nursery is still a work in progress.  I’m convinced that by the time I have it where I want it Tenley will be ready for a new theme:)  That doesn’t take the fun out of the decorating though! I’ve been wanting to hang her quilt above her bed but was stuck {…Read More…}

The Beds Finished… Well, Almost!

So, I thought I would share the girls’ beds finished… Almost. I love them!  The only thing I still have to finish is the storage underneath.  Here is one… I wanted a functional storage bed with a fancy headboard. HERE is the inspiration for my headboard!! HERE are the instructions I followed for my twin {…Read More…}

Just a Good Ol’ Revamp…

Wow… It has been forever since I have done a big revamp. It felt good!  I love seeing shanty turn chic :-)!! I recently received this beautiful dresser from my in-laws.  I loved everything about it!  It has beautiful lines, WORKING drawers and perfect old hardware.  She just needed a little revamp. I did sand {…Read More…}

My Girls’ Beds ~ Part 1

I told you guys I was in a bit of a building kick… It’s addicting. I have wanted beds for my oldest girls’ room now for years but never could bring myself to buy any.  I have made my own headboards in the past but I was really wanting something more permanent. Then I saw {…Read More…}

All Finished…. Yeah!!

Remember my craft table I shared in my last post? I got it all finished up!! Here it is… Here is how I finished it all up!! I took my three separate pieces up into my loft where my table will be and put the top piece of mdf on my two bases.  I go {…Read More…}

All Finished!

I got my new table all finished up today!  Yeah!! I was able to score two baskets for my it at Michaels at 65% off… Whoop! Here it is all finished up… I normally don’t spray paint furniture but I decided to give it a go.  I was so happy I did!  It only took {…Read More…}

New Year… New Table!!

This happens to me… Every year. I move a few things around to make room for my Christmas tree and I end up really liking the new setup.  The only problem with this is that it leaves a hole.  Now I needed a table. Typically I know someone looking to get rid of one I {…Read More…}

Parsons Party!!

So I must introduce you to my new partner in crime… This is Erin!  She is a crazy talented girl who I have been getting into trouble with lately.  You have to go check out her BLOG!! She is a former graphic artist turned mommy who now spends her time painting and decorating just about {…Read More…}

Corner Hutch Re-Revamp

Hey guys!  So, Whitney is having her baby today!  Woohoo!  Happy time here in Texas!  Please keep her family in your prayers!  I’m sharing another piece of furniture from the nursery today.  No, it does not look like this now but this is before the first revamp! Here it is after the first revamp as {…Read More…}

Mexican Pine turned Shabby Chic

So I have been very fortunate not to have to buy any furniture for our new nursery (besides the crib).  I have been transforming funiture we have around the house to match the nursery decor! This is a dresser my husband had in his office (which is now the nursery).  We’ve had it for about {…Read More…}

Rockin’ Rehab

So, I have an amazing friend I have that I have mentioned about to you all before.  Well, she is amazing for many reasons but the quality I will share with you today is that she will dumpster dive just for me!  I can’t tell you how many times she has called me on the way {…Read More…}

Peek at the Baby’s Room

Yeah! I think my “nesting” phase has finally arrived.  I have accomplished more in the last 72 or so hours than I have in the last couple of months.  I just needed a bit of motivation and that came to me through some fabulous baby bedding that Ashley found for her little girl on the {…Read More…}

Styrofoam Headboards!

My girls had early dismissal twice this week which cut my crafting time a bit shorter than I had expected.  I did finally get these babies done though and I love them! I can’t wait to share them with you! Want to see how I made it?  You won’t believe how cheap and easy it {…Read More…}

A Few Features…

Hey Guys!! Thanks to all of you who joined our last I Made it Without My Hubby!  We loved the new setup with the picture links.  It made it a bit more fun don’t you think??  My hard drive crashed during that party and my dear friends over at Geek Squad got it all fixed {…Read More…}

A Satisfied Customer…

Hey guys!! Our cousin is getting married next month and he recently asked for my help with a table revamp.  His fiance that we love found this table on Craig’s List for $100. Please excuse my garage… It’s a bit shanty! This was a great table. It’s solid oak and has great traditional lines… It {…Read More…}

Crown Anyone?

It’s DONE!!!  I don’t know if I am more happy that my work is done or that I am finally enjoying it! No this one is not mine!  This one is actually around $3,000 when you factor in shipping and decor! This is mine!  Total cost for this piece is $300 including decor! How did {…Read More…}

My Girls’ New Headboards!

Hey Guys! I hope you all are having a great Spring Break!  I showed you guys my fabric I had purchased for the girls’ new room last week.  I had this plan for some fun headboards and after thinking it over way too much I decided to tweek my plan just a bit.  First tweek… {…Read More…}

Cameron Drawers

The building and painting is done!!!!  I finished the drawers this weekend and they were super easy! I got the plans for the drawers and the rest of this system over at Ana’s site, Knock Off Wood.   If you like name brand furniture without the ridiculous price tag head on over to her site!  She {…Read More…}


Hey guys!  I am DONE painting my Cameron Storage System!!!  I got the plans for this system free at Knock Off Wood! Now for my paint choice!!!  This is going in my playroom/gameroom so I really wanted to pick a fun and bright color.  Green came to mind so off to Home Depot I went. {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Storage System DIY ~ Part 4

Almost Done!!! Part 4 of this project is the Media Hutch.  It is not included in this picture but Ana designed her own piece to go over the TV!!!  This was definitely one of the easier pieces to this puzzle!   I started by joining the sides to the bottom. I marked a line to {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Storage System DIY ~ Update!!!

I’m finished with the cubbies!  Yay!!  I told you that I would be back with pics after completing the other three cubbies and here it is!!! Woohoo!!!  The only part that I have left to construct is the Media Hutch….oh and the drawers on the bottom corner bases.  If you missed the post on how {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Storage System DIY ~ Part 3

I’m back to share the latest progress on my storage wall.  If you have missed the last two tutorials you can visit Part 1 and Part 2.  I found the plans for this project on Ana’s blog Knock Off Wood.  Ana provides FREE plans for knock off furniture (i.e. Pottery Barn and  Restoration Hardware) so you can dress {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Storage System DIY ~ Take 2

I’m back from our crazy, busy weekend and I have a project to show for it!  I am continuing on with the Pottery Barn Storage System that I found over at Ana’a Blog ~ Knock Off Wood.  Last week I completed the open cubbies.  If you missed that tutorial you can check it out HERE.  {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Storage System DIY ~ Tutorial

Hey guys!  We recently discovered Ana’s blog ~ Knock Off Wood ~ and I have been on a furniture high ever since!  Ana is a carpenter who makes knock off furniture on the cheap…and she is generous enough to share her detailed plans with the blogging world!  Not only does she offer the plans for {…Read More…}

Cover Up Those Ugly Legs !!!

With the absence of my Christmas tree, the living room is feeling a bit bare.  I actually moved a small side table into the kitchen to make room for the tree and decided I liked it better in there. Now, I am left with a blank space… darn:)  Lucky for me I recently received this side table {…Read More…}

The Most Beautiful Lego Table Ever…

Hey guys!  I made it back from out of town safe and had a little something to show you before I start my own projects.  I spent the last few days with the two most talented people I know… Literally.  They ooze creativity and everything they make looks like it cost a million bucks even {…Read More…}