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 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…}



$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…}



PBTeen Inspired Memo Board

Hey guys! My girls had Nationals for cheerleading this weekend, but I am finally able to sit down and share my latest project.  I am in the process of completely redoing my son’s room.  I recently ran across a really cute memo board on PBTeen and had to make my own shanty version! I had {…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…}



Pottery Barn Inspired Silver Bells Swag

I fell in love with this super cute Silver Bells Swag in the Pottery Barn Christmas catalog recently… Besides the $69 price tag, it was almost immediately unavailable!  So, I decided to make my own:) Here’s how I made my own version for under $15! My supplies: Branches from outside: $Free Bushel of garland: Michael’s $2.50 (all Christmas {…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…}



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…}



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…}



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

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…}



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…}



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…}



DIY Washer/Dryer Pedestal

I loathe my laundry room:(  It needs serious attention.  I saw this DIY Washer/Dryer Pedestal on Ana’s site and thought that would give me the motivation to make-over my laundry room!  I will share my sadly neglected laundry room pics with you in my reveal because today it’s all about the pedestal! I didn’t make {…Read More…}