DIY Desk for Bedroom – Farmhouse Style

Hey guys! I hope you all had a great weekend!  I spent mine getting ready for the kids’ first day of school, and finishing up some things in my bedroom. One thing I have been in need of  is a new desk.  I lost my old work space with the addition of a 5th baby {…Read More…}

Anthropologie For Less!

Hey there!  I’m so excited to share my new Anthropologie Inspired Printers Cabinet! I was smitten with the Anthropologie original I spotted but at a whopping $1,698.00, I knew that I needed to enlist the help of our very talented friend, Ana White to design something similar! Here are the steps I took to build this baby, with Purebond Plywood, for {…Read More…}

DIY Barstool Desk!

Hey guys!! I just replaced my old barstools with some new metal ones that I LOVE.  I was happy to see the old ones go!  When deciding who to give my old barstools to, I had a bit of an epiphany.  Love those. I knew my oldest two girls were in need of a desk {…Read More…}

Shanty Hall Tree Bench

Happy Monday guys!! We have such a fun plan to share with you guys today! Last week Ashley and I teamed up to build this amazing hall tree! How cute is that?? Ashley and I teamed up withPureBond Plywood to not only build this piece, but also video the entire process… From buying the wood {…Read More…}

DIY Bench for the Entryway – $15!

Hey friends!! I recently had an itch to change out the bench in my entryway.  Staying on my ‘shanty’ budget, I started skimming Ana’s site for some ideas.  I ran across her Providence Bench and fell in LOVE. My favorite parts…. It cost me under $15 to build… Yup! Love that! It took me a {…Read More…}

Rolling Storage Cube Stools

Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your love on my new play table I built for the kids’ playroom!! I am back today to show you how to build the cute little cubby stools!  Storage and function in 1 piece = Win Win!! These little babies are too easy! To make 1 cube {…Read More…}

Playroom Kids Table DIY

Hey guys!! Since building my last kids table for the playroom, I have added 2 new kiddos to the picture.  I knew it was time to “upsize” my table.  I had a design in mind and worked with  Ana, who delivered with these great plans  for a kids table.  I am in love!  It fits {…Read More…}

Workbench for my Kreg Jig ~ DIY

Hey guys! Well I mentioned a few days ago that this last weekend was “project organization” at my house.  This next project was one that I should have done a LONG time ago! For those of you that haven’t pulled your Kreg Jig® out of the box, or are considering finally buying one, this is {…Read More…}

Restoration Hardware DIY Desk

Hi guys!! I hope you have all had a great week! I am so excited to share my latest build with you guys.  I think this might be the final piece for my oldest son’s room, and I am in LOVE.  I might even steal it for my own room! I wanted a desk that {…Read More…}

Vintage DIY Bench

Hey guys!  I just finished one of my favorite DIY projects yet!  I have been wanting a vintage looking bench for my entry for quite sometime and our awesome friend Ana White came to the rescue, once again! She sent me a picture of this bench…I fell in LOVE immediately and with Ana’s Vintage DIY Bench plans, {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired DIY Dresser

Hey friends! I am SO excited to share my latest build!  This next one has been a long time coming.  This has been where my son’s tv has been resting for the last few months… I know… Pretty shanty, right?? 😉 I have been avoiding tackling  a dresser for sometime, because I thought it might {…Read More…}

Hampton Umbrella Side Tables

Hey there!  You may remember the Pottery Barn inspired Lounge Chairs that I built last summer for my patio.  Well, I really wanted the matching umbrella side table {tables} to match however, it is on sale for $299…. Wayyyyy out of my budget (of course) Thanks to our friend Ana, I was able to build a {…Read More…}

Updating My Patio Set

Hey there!  I love a good summer BBQ, swim party or just hanging out on the patio with family and friends!  We bought a patio set about 2 years ago and between the hot, Texas sun and chlorine, our table and chairs were looking awful.  I couldn’t let them welcome in summer with faded, flat {…Read More…}

DIY Dining Table for only $65!!!

Happy Monday friends! Come check out my AMAZING DIY dining table!! I am sooooo excited to share the newest Ana White plans with you guys today!  This is my very favorite build yet! I have been in serious need for an outdoor table to seat my family of 7.  When we stumbled upon a beautiful, {…Read More…}

Repaint Furniture with 1 Little Box!!!

HI friends! I am SO excited to share this new product with you guys! Most of the questions that we get asked each day are about repainting and revamping furniture.  One of our very favorite brands has answered all of those questions in one small box! Our great friends over at Rust-Oleum have made such {…Read More…}

DIY Julia Nightstand

Hey friends! I’m so excited to share my next ‘Ana White‘ creation!  Many of you remember the beds she designed for my girls that I shared a few months back.  I wanted something girly with a lot of charm for their nightstands, and she delivered just that!  I love them!  Want to see?? Yah… How {…Read More…}

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Benchright Side Table

She did it again!  Our sweet friend Ana designed inspired plans for the Pottery Barn Benchwright Side Tables!  I thought they would be the perfect addition to the Tryde Coffee Table I built for our living room. With Ana’s plans, I built two for $25 each! Here are some pics of my build process:) I followed {…Read More…}

DIY Upholstered Queen Headboard

Happy Tuesday friends! Hope you guys had a great weekend.  I am really excited to show you the WHOLE bed I built for my sister.  I shared the Queen Platform Bed several days ago, and now I am here to show you the upholstered headboard we made to go with it. Ana made me a {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Truss End Tables

Hey guys!  I’m still working on my game room upstairs and after I built the PB Inspired Benchwright Coffee Table, I was on a mission to find the perfect end tables.  I turned to our friend, Ana, for ideas and she did it again! She introduced me to a beautiful end table that retailed for {…Read More…}

DIY Queen Platform Bed

Oooooooh I am so excited to show you my latest build!  I have been busy building for my own house like crazy lately!  My youngest sister has been in need of a bed for sometime now.  Like me, she is on a shanty budget! I knew just who to ask to find us the perfect {…Read More…}

DIY $20 Ottoman!!

Hi guys! I am loving my latest project! I told Ana that I wanted some ottomans for in front of my coffee table.  You know my project requirements… cheap, easy, and cute!  Well… Once again she delivered! You can build these great cubes for under $20 a piece!  The cost for wood is a whopping {…Read More…}

DIY Kentwood Bookcase

Happy Spring Break friends! I have been doing everything except taking a break!  My oldest three are visiting their grandparents, so I have used this time to get some serious crafting done… Woohoo! First on the list to share with you… A bookcase I made for my son’s room! I told Ana that I needed {…Read More…}

$30 Pottery Barn Inspired Twin Platform Bed

Yep guys.  You read that right! $30! And although I used my Kreg Jig to build these cuties, you can definitely build them without one.  I think these beds would be great alone with almost any headboard or backdrop.  They are simple and oh so cute! Plus, if you are anything like me you will {…Read More…}

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Fillman Twin Headboard

Hey guys!! Many of you saw the bed I made for my oldest son a few weeks ago. Well… It didn’t take 2 days for my girls to decide they wanted new beds too.  I actually saw this as an amazing opportunity to make them beds they can’t stuff junk under! Yeah! So.. I enlisted {…Read More…}

DIY Restoration Hardware Nightstand

Hey guys! I’m so excited to share my latest building project with you!  I was stalking Restoration Hardware’s Baby and Kid site when I came across their Kenwood Nightstand.  I fell in LOVE and immediately enlisted the help of my good friend Ana to make me some plans!  These were super easy to hack, I {…Read More…}

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Benchwright Coffee Table

Hello!  I’ve been building again…  I found a coffee table in the Pottery Barn catalog and fell in LOVE! Well it’s $699 and OUT of my budget so of course I turned to Ana! She whipped up plans for a similar coffee table that cost me $100!  Score! You can get Ana’s plans HERE! Here {…Read More…}

Magnetic Board for Student Desk

Hey there!  I’m back to show you how I went about adding the magnetic backing to the Pottery Barn Inspired Student Desk that I built for my son. If you missed the tutorial for this desk you can check it out HERE! I liked the idea of cork board for the backing but the thought {…Read More…}

$20 Shelves Anyone Can Build!

That’s right… ANYONE!  These are super simple to build!  This is by far my favorite $20 project to date. I have been in the process of redoing my oldest son’s room over the last few weeks.  I shared his bed HERE and the headboard HERE. I know one of the next things on my to {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Teen Inspired Headboard

Hey hey!! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  I am back to share the second half of my son’s bed that I built him last week.  Ana put some plans together for me to make this amazing bed, and you can see them HERE!! For those of you that missed it, you can find {…Read More…}

PB Teen Inspired Platform Bed

Hey friends! I have been CrAzY busy getting my oldest son’s room redone over the last week or so.  He has been in bunk beds, but I was ready for a big boy bed that he could really grow into! Of course I didn’t have to look far for inspiration… I found this awesome bed {…Read More…}