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…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Channing Student Desk

Hey guys!  It’s no secret…I LOVE Pottery Barn furniture!  So, when my 8-year-old spotted a desk in the latest Pottery Barn Teen catalog and asked me to build something similar for him and I couldn’t resist! I knew Ana White would have plans for something similar! Here are a few pictures during the building process: {…Read More…}

DIY Pottery Barn Storage System Redo

Hey there!  You may remember the first building project that I tackled 2 years ago…. Well, it’s time for me to finally get around to decorating our game room and I am less than motivated by this color!  In fact, the rule of thumb that you should never cut your hair when pregnant should also include…or pick {…Read More…}

Farmhouse Night Stand for a Boys Room

Hey there!  I took a little break from the Christmas craziness and finished a pair of night stands that I have been working on for my 11-year-old son.I got the plans for free over at Ana’s.  I built two for about $70.  I did spend about $20 on the pulls because I LOVE them.  They {…Read More…}

Painting Bedroom Furniture

Hey guys!  I have had a lot of questions on how I painted my bedroom furniture.  Here is the before…. We bought this furniture when we were married (almost 9 years ago) and it was time for a change!  I love the lines in the headboard and I was not ready to fork over $$$ {…Read More…}

Redoing the Dining Chairs

Hey guys! Hope you all had a great weekend!  We had a beautiful one here in Texas, and I’m back to share my revamped dining chairs! Here are what they have looked like for the last two years… They aren’t horrible but I have had the itch to lighten things up in there. I started {…Read More…}

Dining Table Redone!

Hey guys! I wanted to show you guys the next step in my dining room overhaul.  I spent the last few days revamping the dining room furniture.  Here is how I did my table… You guys remember the before?? The top of the table was stained wood but it had a red cast to it {…Read More…}

Reclaimed Wood Nightstands

Hey everyone!  I have to show you what I’ve been working on!   Love!  I found the Reclaimed Wood Nightstand plans over at Ana’s!  They are a perfect match for my son’s Reclaimed Wood Headboard that I built him! I used the Kreg Jig for this build and it made things so much easier!  Kreg is my new BFF! {…Read More…}

Farmhouse Side Table

Hey guys! If you saw the scrap wood pile in my garage you might never come back to visit again…. Seriously. My girls were in need of a nightstand for their bedroom so I decided to put these scraps (well a few of them anyway) to good use! The result… A great table that cost {…Read More…}

Table and Chairs for the Playroom

What’s up guys?! I’m still in the process (probably will be forever) of revamping the kids’ playroom upstairs.  My latest addition to is a play table and chairs.  I found the plans on Ana’s site and spent an afternoon getting them done. I used furring strips from Lowe’s for the entire project except the table {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Media Console

Hey guys!  We are back from an AMAZING family vacation and feeling so blessed that we were able to have our entire family together for a whole week!  We can’t wait to do it again next year!  We’ll share some fun pics with y’all later!  For now, on to the DIY:) Remember the Pottery Barn {…Read More…}

Cute Storage Boxes… Just about FREE baby!

Hey friends!! I used yesterday’s disgusting temperatures as an excuse to stay inside and get an indoor project done.  I recently made the cubby systems for the baby’s room and for the playroom.  I bookmarked a fab idea I saw on another blog a while back and have been waiting to copy since.  I got {…Read More…}

DIY Media Console

Hey guys!  Well, I went plan shopping again over at Ana’s and I fell in love with this! This is the Pottery Barn Andover Media Console.  It’s on SALE now for $700;)  Gag!  I used Ana’s plans and built my own for about $175 including hinges and knobs! Here are a few of the steps I {…Read More…}

Furniture for the New Nursery

Hey friends!  I have been busy around here and I thought I would share a bit of progress.  With my new little man on the way, I have been in “nursery” mode.  Actually I have been in nesting mode and this week it took on the form of the nursery.  Love me some nesting. I {…Read More…}

Storage for the Playroom!

Hey friends! Hope everyone is doing great!  I have been crazy building the last few weeks.  My older kiddos were with their grandparents this past week which gave me lots of time to get stuff done! I’m sure lots of you saw Ashley’s version of PB’s Cameron Wall Unit she built for her playroom last {…Read More…}

Outdoor Storage Cabinet Finished

Hey guys!  I finished my outdoor storage cabinet:) If you missed the build you can check it out HERE This was the ultimate motivation behind the new storage cabinet…..  Nice huh! I painted the entire shelf before I nailed the back on and I painted the front side of the plywood before nailing it to {…Read More…}

Outdoor Storage Cabinet

Hey guys!  I’m still working on our outdoor space right now and nothing irks me more than clutter!  Our patio table is usually the collect-all for towels, sun screen, bug spray…you name it!  I looked online for an outdoor storage cabinet and could not find one that I liked under $500!  Yikes!  I headed on {…Read More…}

DIY Lounge Chair Cushions

So, I have had a hard time finding the perfect cushions for my lounge chairs…  I was looking for the perfect color at the perfect price because I don’t want to spend a lot of money on cushions that could possibly be chewed up by our sweet 1-year-old puppy… Meet Duke!  So, after scouring stores, {…Read More…}

Crate Coffee Table Reveal!!

Hey guys!  I got it all finished and wanted to share some pictures real quick… After it dried I attached the casters using wood screws and washers. Then, I flipped her over and I was ready to go! What do you think?? I love it!  And so did my cousin 🙂  He actually came by {…Read More…}

Toy Storage Crates

My kids closets are awful….like embarrassing.  It’s my fault because I have never given them anything to keep them clean and organized.  They have turned into collect-alls. So there it is….nice huh!  I spent 2 hours picking up before I started on the organization…ugh!  I saw rolling crates at IKEA that were perfect but pretty pricey.  {…Read More…}

Factory Cart Coffee Table!!

Hey friends! Want to see what I made during nap time yesterday??  My oldest kids are staying at their grandparents for a few days and the baby took her good, long afternoon nap so I had to utilize this precious time!  Know what I mean moms?? I have been loving this table from RH for {…Read More…}

Outdoor Lounge Chair ~ Update

Hey guys!  I got around to staining/sealing my lounge chairs this week! Yep!  I already have them in the backyard ready for cushions! I also enlisted some help;)  He did a GREAT job! Whoop!!!  I ended up getting 2 GREAT helpers who actually enjoy this kind of thing:)  I hope they don’t realize it is {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Chaise Lounge

Hello summer!  I’m sure most of you are also experiencing the heat wave in your area!  It’s down right hot in the Lone Star State:) I couldn’t get this project started fast enough! Ahhh!!!  Swoon!  Love this set of chaise lounges from Pottery Barn….but I don’t love the $600 price tag (and yes that is the {…Read More…}

Washer and Dryer Pedestal Reveal

I am about to show you the most loathed, neglected and hidden room in my house….. Yep, my laundry room….  Okay, it’s not that bad but it just screams BORING… as if laundry isn’t boring enough;)  It’s baseball season which means loads and loads of laundry for me.  I love my family and I love {…Read More…}