Easy DIY Frame and a Great New Tool!

Hey guys!! I’m so excited to share my next project with you.  Even more exciting than the project, is the new tool I used to make it! I was recently given the opportunity to play with the Dremel Saw-Max.  I know so many of you ask about our tools all of the time.  I am {…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…}

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 Board and Batten Kitchen Island

Hey there!  So, for the past 2 years, I have been trying to add more custom features to our home.  This week I tackled our kitchen island even though it wasn’t in my plans for a few more months. See that pretty circle on the left?  That’s the reason for the early revamp:)  Long story short….I {…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…}

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…}

Industrial Chic Sconce

Anyone have a giant blank space in their home that is just screaming to be dressed up???  Well I HAD one in my dining room and I came up with a super easy, quick and cheap way to make it fancy!  Here’s how I did it! I started with a 1×12 cut down to three pieces {…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…}

DIY Planter Box Centerpiece

Hey friends! After finishing my mirrors in the dining room, my table started to look naked!  So… I dressed her up today. This is a super easy project and I LOVE the results! This is the wood I used for the project… 2 – 1x6x4 whitewood boards 1- 2×4 stud Total for wood was under {…Read More…}

DIY Decorative Wall Mirrors!

Hey hey!! Hope you all had a GREAT holiday weekend!  We did for sure and I decided to kick of 2012 by dusting off a few of my tools.  I kind of took a break from building when I was put on bed rest back in September, but I’m finally back in action… Woohoo! So… {…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…}

DIY Snowflake Chargers with Martha Stewart Plaid

I love to decorate for Christmas and my theme for the past few years has been silver, blue, chrome, white and lots of snowflakes!  This year, I have added that to my dining table!  I made these super cute Snowflake Chargers with the help of Martha Stewart Plaid!  They were easy, lots of fun and {…Read More…}

Free Closet Storage Shelves

Hey guys!  I am so excited for Thanksgiving and Christmas!  This is my favorite time of year but one thing always comes to my mind about this time….SPACE!  My boys closets are cluttered and there is no where for the clutter to go…UGH!  I have been working on their closets here and there but I {…Read More…}

Hook Shelf for the Entry!

Hey friends!! This next project has been in the works for a looooong time.  I’m so happy to finally have it done! I found a great picture of an entry on google a few months back and pinned it.  I have been eyeballing it ever since.   I have always wanted a mantle in my {…Read More…}

Reclaimed Wood Wall Art

Hey there!  I am soooo excited to be the proud owner of the new Silhouette Cameo!  This thing is AWESOME ~ check out the first project I made with it! See that wall art hanging over my couch?  That’s it:)  Here’s how I made it for $25 with my new Cameo! I alternated 1×6’s with 1×4’s {…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…}

Design Confidential – DIY Decorative Ladder

Hi there new friends! Rayan from The Design Confidential here to visit with you, and share this super quick and fun little project. I hope you guys enjoyed it, and If you would like to see a bit more of what I do, I would love for you to visit my site and hang out {…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…}

Boo Blocks

Happy Wednesday!  I am so ready for fall and I’ve got the itch to start decorating for all things fall which means….Halloween!  I just finished my first Halloween project and it was super easy, cheap and quick! I made these Boo Blocks from scrap 2×4’s and chipboard letters that I purchased at Hobby Lobby for {…Read More…}

Cheap Bathroom Mirror Frame

Hey guys!  Just thought I’d show you what I’ve been working on! I’ve been working on my master bathroom this week.  So far, I have painted the walls a pretty green color to match a waverly fabric that I picked out for my master bedroom and framed my gigantic mirror!  Here is the before…. I {…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…}

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…}