DIY Kitchen Island

Oh hey guys!  Happy hump day! I’m really excited to show you how this last project turned out.  I have been in need of a larger, more functional kitchen island, so I designed one that fit the bill!  Check out my new DIY Kitchen Island! What do you think?  I would consider this an easy {…Read More…}

DIY Round Side Table

So excited to share this next build with y’all!  I was needing a small side table to set next to my arm chair, and I am loving how it turned out.  It was super ways to build, and the cost of lumber was under $30… Heck yah.  Love that price tag 😉 Here is how {…Read More…}

DIY Coffee Table or Bench

We just finished shooting our pilot for HGTV this past weekend! It was a lot of work but it was so much fun We can’t wait for you all to see it and we will let you know when it will air, as soon as we find out! I was able to sneak in some time {…Read More…}

DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table

I am so excited to share this latest project with you!  I collaborated with two great friends on this one, and I absolutely love the result.  Check out my DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table! How about that tabletop?  I just love it. I teamed up with my good friend Jamison, of Rogue Engineer to {…Read More…}

DIY Factory Cart Coffee Table

I’m so excited to share this coffee table with you guys today! I love, love, love factory cart coffee tables but they aren’t exactly budget friendly. I had a specific design in mind for a special place so I hit-up our friend Jamison, a.k.a Rogue Engineer, to whip some printable plans up so we could {…Read More…}

DIY Hanging Frames with Labels

I recently updated my wall in my hallway with some new frames.  I shared the old frames a few years back, and I was ready to lighten things up a bit!  Here is how my DIY Hanging Frames turned out… This is a crazy simple tutorial!  I had all 5 done and hung in a couple {…Read More…}

DIY Nightstand with Bun Feet

Hey guys! I am so excited to finally have nightstands in my bedroom! We haven’t had them in our room in about 1 1/2 years so it really feels life changing 😉 Here they are! I wanted to design them to match the bed that I built for our bedroom and wanted at least one {…Read More…}

DIY Wine Bottle Wall Sconce

As many of you know, I have been in the process of redoing my dining room.  I have shared my tables, benches, sideboard and floating shelves over the last several weeks.  Today I am sharing the DIY wine bottle wall sconce that I built to hang on each side of my window.  Here they are! {…Read More…}

DIY Desk for $70

The design is inspired after my Dining Table that you can see HERE.  I love it so much that I decided to build a desk very similar. I hit up our friend, Jamison a.k.a. Rogue Engineer to design the plans and he did an AMAZING JOB! We created this 5 ft. long desk for only {…Read More…}

Our Show on HGTV

Hey friends!  Yes… You read that title correctly, although it’s still crazy to us to even write the words. We are SO EXCITED to announce the air date of our new show on HGTV!  The show is called Open Concept, and will be premiering Sunday, September 20th at 1pm CST / 2pm EST! Here’s the {…Read More…}

DIY Nightstands Free Woodworking Plans

First, I want to say a huge thank you for all of your sweet comments and shares on my king size bed I shared last week.  It was awesome reading your encouraging words and watching the post really take off thanks to you guys.  As promised, I am back today to share the free plans {…Read More…}

How to Build and Hang a Mantel on a Stone Fireplace

Hey guys! I have been dying to share this tutorial with you all! I built and installed this mantel for about $100! This is a project that I have had planned since we were building our house but it seemed like it was going to be such a pain and I was worried that I would {…Read More…}

DIY King Size Bed Free Plans

Holy guacamole.  This is a big darn bed.  I’m so glad I finally get to reveal it to you! I have been wanting to build my own bed for years now.  I had a beautiful store bought bed prior to this albatross.  I loved it, but have always had the itch to create one myself. {…Read More…}

DIY Coffee Mug Display

Hey guys! In honor of Valentine’s Day and Ryobi’s February challenge, we made this cute Coffee Mug Display We LOVE coffee – that counts right? It’s quick and easy to build your own. I’m going to show you how I did it but you need to go over to our friend Jamison’s site – Rogue {…Read More…}

DIY Sawhorse Console Table

Today I am finally sharing a table I designed and built over two months ago.  I LOVE the way it turned out. Check out my DIY Sawhorse Console Table! I love the size of this table… It’s long and narrow and looks cute in just about any room of the house.  As always, I will {…Read More…}

DIY Wooden Window Cornice

Hey guys! So, I’ve been building furniture for our new home, like crazy and realized that I haven’t done much in the way of our windows! I have done panels for my dining room and living room which you can see HERE but I have neglected the rest. The hardware is usually expensive and my budget {…Read More…}

Triple Leg DIY Dining Bench

As many of you know, I have been revamping my dining room and sharing the progress and plans with you as I go.  I shared my new dining table a few weeks back, and I am here today sharing my new DIY Dining Bench! Well… Make that benches. 😉  Check them out! Aren’t they fun?? {…Read More…}

DIY $5 Shelves with Leather Straps

Hey guys! If you need a quick and easy project this weekend, this one is for you! I have been on a mission to fill up this blank wall. It’s a walkway so I didn’t want anything sticking at from the wall too much. I came up with these Leather Strap Shelves for only $5 each! {…Read More…}

DIY Sideboard

I am so, so excited to share my latest project with you guys.  As many of you know, I have been in the process of redoing my dining room.  I am thrilled with how my DIY Sideboard turned out!  Check it out! Ahhh… I do love it.  I love how big and beautiful it is, {…Read More…}

DIY Closet Storage – Towers

Hey guys! I’m back with an addition to my Modular Closet Storage System! If you missed my Shoe Storage Cabinet you can see it HERE! This week I got busy with these storage towers! There are four in this picture and they are about 42″h x  15″w x 13″d. These are great because you can stack {…Read More…}

DIY Dining Table with Turned Legs

As many of you know, I am in the process of revamping my dining room.  I had an itch to build a new table, and that led to a whole new room… Story of my life 😉  My hubby tells everyone that there is one thing you can count on at my house… A piece {…Read More…}

DIY Shoe Storage Cabinet

I built this awesome shoe storage cabinet and it’s the first piece in an entire modular closet storage system! When I built my home, I had the opportunity to design my closet….After making so many decisions already and so many more to go, I had to hold off. I couldn’t even wrap my brain around {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Shelf Plans for the Dining Room

I am knee-deep in a dining room remodel.  I had an itch to build some new pieces, so I decided to let everything go and start from scratch… Again.  First up on the list… Floating Shelves!  Check em out! How fun are those??  I love how they opened up the space!  And… Just wait until {…Read More…}

Top 10 Projects of 2014

Hey hey friends!  WHAT A YEAR.  We have had such a great time this year sharing and teaching, and we are so thankful for each of you! Today we are excited to share the top 10 projects from our site in 2014.  A few of them surprised us!  You can click any of the photos or {…Read More…}

DIY Ornament Display Box

Hey guys! It’s the FINAL day in our 12 Days of Christmas Series! We hope we have helped you deck your halls, on a budget and inspired a few gift ideas! This final one is another fun and easy ornament display! I found these cute ornaments at HomeGoods. I loved them but they were way {…Read More…}

DIY Front Porch Ornament Stand

Hey there! It’s Day 10 in our 12 Days of Christmas series! Today’s project is a twist on some of our favorite outdoor posts that we’ve done! It’s super easy and quick to build and it will look so darn cute outside your front door! Did I mention you can build it for under $15? Here’s {…Read More…}

DIY Wine Bottle Holder

Hey there! We are already at day 9 in our 12 Days of Christmas Series and I have a really fun and easy DIY Christmas Gift to share with you today! We love a good wine bottle holder and we have created a few hanging versions in the past! I thought this Table Top Wine Holder {…Read More…}

DIY Christmas Tree Crate

Welcome to Day 8 of our 12 Days of Christmas series! Today I am sharing a really fun way to display a mini Christmas tree.  Check out my DIY Christmas Tree Crate! This is super easy to make!  I used brad nails and wood glue on the whole thing. You will need 4 – 1×4″ furring {…Read More…}

DIY Wood Block Frame

Welcome to Day 6 of our 12 Days of Christmas series! Each year, I love finding inexpensive gift ideas for the masses.  I have 5 kiddos, so when I say masses I absolutely mean it!  Between teachers, neighbors and friends, finding these gift ideas allows us to give really great gifts at Christmas time without {…Read More…}

DIY Wood Sign

Welcome to Day 5 of our 12 Days of Christmas series! Today I have a great gift idea for you.  I made mine for my baby sister, but that’s just between you and me. 😉  Check out my $8 DIY Wood Sign! I chose to use the word Grateful for my sign.  It’s a word {…Read More…}