Handmade Christmas Gifts ~ DIY Lap Desk

Hey there!  I am kind of feeling “on top of things” right now because it is not even December and I already have a few things crossed off of my Christmas list.  One of those being our Teacher gifts this year!  I usually wait until the last minute and throw something together but this year {…Read More…}

FREE Printable Christmas Tags

Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your shares and pins on my $5 Christmas gift idea!  As promised, I am back today to share another FREE PRINTABLE!  Can’t get enough of these! I wanted some cute tags to put on my Christmas gifts this year, but didn’t want to pay a dime for {…Read More…}

DIY Christmas Gift – $5 Chalkboard

Happy Wednesday guys! I am so pleased with my latest project, and I can’t wait to share it with you today! As many of you know, I am constantly trying to think of great gift ideas on a very shanty budget.  These bad boys cost me under $5 to make, and I had 6 of {…Read More…}

Mason Jar Centerpieces

Hey guys!  I built a super fun and functional vintage-looking soda crate this week.  I got my inspiration from Ana’s!  I modified mine quite a bit and I just LOVE it! Here’s how I made it for $12! I purchased 1 1×6 @ 8ft. and cut it down.  You can use a hand saw for this! 4 @ 11″ {…Read More…}

Tiered Basket Tray

Hey guys! Hope everyone is having a great week!! Our mom’s birthday is tomorrow, and I thought it would be fun to make her this next project.  She pretty much wants 1 of everything we make anyway, so it works! I made her a Tiered Basket Tray, and here is how it turned out! This {…Read More…}

Father’s Day Gift and FREE Printables!

Hey guys! I decided to make my hubby a little something for his office for Father’s Day this year!  I used one of my very favorite ‘Daddy’ sayings to make this project.  Here is how it turned out… I made the printable in 3 different colors to give you guys options.  These are so easy {…Read More…}

DIY Nailhead Photo Blocks

Hey guys! Happy Friday! Many of you know that one of my very favorite things to decorate with is photos.  With my hutch newly revamped in the living room, I decided it needed a little something.  That leads me to this project! I made my family some photo blocks a couple of years ago for {…Read More…}

Shanty Memo Frame!

Hey friends! My girls have been begging for a memo board ever since I made their brother’s memo board a few months back.  I love how easy his is to use, and also that it doesn’t leave thumbtacks or magnets laying around for the babies to snack on 😉 I altered theirs just a bit, {…Read More…}

DIY $12 Magnetic Memo Board

Hey guys!  Hope you are all having a great week!  I am so excited to share my latest project with you!  I love having a place to stash little notes, photos and reminders in my kitchen.  With the addition of baby #5 I decided it was time to upscale my kitchen memo board. I made {…Read More…}

DIY Casserole Tray

Hi friends!  Hope everyone is having a great week! With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I am finishing up my gifts for all the moms on my list!  I started thinking about this next project, and thought what a great gift it would make for so many moms out there! Here is what I {…Read More…}

DIY Shanty Cupcake Tower

I am soooo excited about this project!  It took about an afternoon of work and $15! This was so easy to put together!  Here’s how you can build your own:) I purchased 2 1×4’s and cut them down: 4 @ 14.5″ 3 @ 11″ 3 @ 8″ I used my Kreg Jig to attach the {…Read More…}

Mason Jar Planter Box for Mother’s Day

Hey friends! Ash and I got to thinking about Mother’s Day the other day.  We came up with something super cute, quick, and of course CHEAP!  Woohoo! This one will be for our Meme! This is beyond easy to make!  You can click HERE or the photo below to get the full set of FREE {…Read More…}

DIY Wooden Family Sign

Hey there!  It was such a beautiful weekend for us here!  We were able to enjoy our little league opening day and a birthday party for my niece and although it was jam-packed, I managed to squeeze in a little DIY!  It took about 30 minutes and $20! The giant blank space above our PB {…Read More…}

DIY Coasters and Free Printables!

Hi friends! I hope you all had a great weekend!  I’m so excited to share my latest project with you!  This one is super cheap, easy, and doesn’t require a power tool! Yeah! I have been wanting some coasters to replace my old ones and finished them up recently!  I decided to make these super {…Read More…}

Psalm 139 Art and Free Printable!

Hey friends!  I am so happy to share my latest project with you!  I have been wanting to display one of my very favorite Bible verses in the house for a long time now.  It is one of my most favorite reminders. I decided to make a printable to share with you guys!  It is {…Read More…}

Wine Bottle Wall Vase

Hey hey!! I love my project that I am sharing with you guys today! Check out my Wine Bottle Wall Vase! These are the supplies I used to make them.  I found everything at Lowe’s. The threaded rod is super easy to cut.  You just use a small hacksaw like this one at Lowes… If {…Read More…}

Photo Blocks using Rit Dye

This giveaway is closed and the winner has been notified… Thanks so much! Hey guys! I was recently asked to review Rit’s line of liquid dyes.   I have used Rit on several projects before, so I knew I would love it.  I went to their website to check things out, and was so excited {…Read More…}

Letter Photo Art for Christmas!

Hey everyone!  To keep up with all of our Christmas posts make sure to FOLLOW us on Instagram! I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving!  We did for sure!  I am always trying to think of thrifty, unique and thoughtful gifts to make my family and friends each year.  I love making custom pieces {…Read More…}

DIY Chevron Coasters

Hey guys!  So this is a super quick and cheap project that I LOVED making!  And, I’m thinking they are a great gift idea for under $5! I love my Chevron Stocking Hangers so much and I wanted to continue the same pattern with another project.  Being that I have been using the same boring, {…Read More…}

DIY Photo Canvas

Hey there!  So, I have seen so many cool DIY photo canvas projects on Pinterest and I had to do one of my own!  My son is playing his first season of tackle football and I have taken a ton of pictures!  I thought he would love to show them off in his room so {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Photo and Gretting Card Carousel

Hi friends!  There really is nothing better than a great knock-off, especially when it involves a photo display!  I fell in love with this Pottery Barn Old Fashioned Photo Carousel that my mom purchased! Of course my mind started creating a knock-off because the thought of purchasing it is not an option;) This is my {…Read More…}

$5 Crate Shelves

Hi friends!  Remember the super cheap and easy Crate Shelves Whit and I shared with you all? Well, I got them all dressed up and up on my wall and well….I LOVE them:) I gave them one coat of Minwax Dark Walnut stain and put them up in my master bathroom that I am currently renovating. {…Read More…}

Crate Shelf Video Tutorial

Oh hey!  It’s time for another video tutorial!  Check out how we made crate shelves from furring strips for under $5! I’ll be back later this week to show you how I dressed them up:) If you missed our first video turorial you can check it out here! Thanks for stopping by!

Monogram Chipboard Canvas

Oh hey!  I’m so excited with the way my next project turned out.  It makes a great wedding or anniversary gift or even a gift just because! My sister and brother-in-law celebrated their 2 year anniversary yesterday. This was her on her wedding day… Happy day 🙂  ANYHOOOOO… My brother-in-law asked for a little help {…Read More…}

Mini Magnet Board

I am always looking for inexpensive, but cute gift ideas.  This all led me to my next project!  This is actually a take off of another project I did way back in July of last year for Ellyot’s nursery. I made a fabric magnet board to hang in her room.  I love the way it {…Read More…}

New Photo & Memo Display!

Hey guys!  Happy Monday!  In an effort to minimize the rapidly growing wood pile in my garage I came up with another frame idea.  I made this one for my kitchen to hold memos, photos and recipes.  You can make yours for just about anything.  Here is how I did it.. I used a 2×4 {…Read More…}

DIY Wall Art

Happy Wednesday friends!  So, I have a quick, easy and CHEAP wall art tutorial to share with you all:)  When I say quick I mean you can do this while you are doing laundry and cleaning the house:)  When I say easy I mean anyone can do this:) and when I say CHEAP I mean {…Read More…}

My Sister’s Gift

Here’s to hoping she doesn’t read this in the next 12 or so hours… Hope you are all having a great Christmas week.  I have been more than busy getting gifts finished up because I am always last minute like that.   One thing I wanted to get for my baby sister were these jars {…Read More…}

Photo Block Tutorial ~ Great Gift!!

Hey guys!! We are gearing up to spend Christmas with my in-laws.  I love spending Christmas with them.  They are the most creative people I know and I hardly ever make them anything… Why make them something that I know they could make better :))?? But… I decided to brave it this year and make {…Read More…}

Frame Display Idea #3!!

First off… WOW!  You gals really showed up for the party!! I need another day to go through all the posts, so I thought I would share my final (I think:)) frame idea with you guys.  This is probably my favorite.  These make a great gift for anyone and they take only a little bit {…Read More…}