• Small Business Saturday + A Special Coupon Code
  • West Elm-Inspired Abstract Snowflakes – sCrap Wood Challenge
  • A New Twist On An Old Christmas Favorite + A Giveaway!
  • PB Teen-Inspired Double Bed + FREE Printable Plans!
  • DIY 4-in-1 Activity Table + A RYOBI Power Tools Giveaway!

Small Business Saturday + A Special Coupon Code


Hey everyone!  I hope you've recovered from the Thanksgiving food overload and survived Black Friday Thursday if you ventured out into the stores.  I only ventured out to Home Depot this morning, which was quite nice to take a break from the rest of the craziness.  As you have probably heard, tomorrow is Small Business Saturday.  It's a day to support small businesses (aka ... [ Read More ]

West Elm-Inspired Abstract Snowflakes – sCrap Wood Challenge

These gorgeous mid-century abstract snowflakes look just like the West Elm version but they were built for FREE using scrap wood!

I'm pretty sure all DIYers can relate.  You've just finished with a project and you've got scraps of wood leftover that you just can bear to part with.  Those scraps that you know you'll find a use for someday, so you stockpile them until inspiration strikes.  That's where the sCrap Wood Challenge comes into play.  Sandra, better known and loved as Sawdust Girl, came up with ... [ Read More ]

A New Twist On An Old Christmas Favorite + A Giveaway!

Give your traditional Christmas village a new look and utilize vertical space with crates! They are also a great way to decorate year round!

I know I'm not alone when I say that I LOVE Christmas!  Seriously, there's no greater time of year for me.  My favorite part is keeping old traditions alive while also making new traditions and memories with my own family.  One of those old traditions is setting out a Christmas village.  My grandma ALWAYS decorated her house from top to bottom each year and the decorations were ... [ Read More ]

PB Teen-Inspired Double Bed + FREE Printable Plans!

Build this gorgeous PB Teen-Inspired Rustic Double Bed using the FREE printable plans! This bed is simple to build and only costs about $160 in materials!

You guys, I can't even begin to explain how excited I am to share this project with you!  I've been very slowly working on my oldest son's bedroom and finally decided it was time to fast-track things and get it done.  A few months ago, I shared the plans and tutorial for this PB Teen-Inspired nightstand you see next to the bed.  I've partnered up with Elmer's and today I'm sharing ... [ Read More ]

DIY 4-in-1 Activity Table + A RYOBI Power Tools Giveaway!

This table is perfect for keeping the kids entertained! It can be used as a train table, a Lego table, drawing, and more! It is the perfect DIY gift idea for Christmas!

Hi there everyone!  Halloween is over and it's hard to believe that we're just a few short weeks away from Thanksgiving and then Christmas!  Where has the time gone?  I am so excited to have teamed up with the awesome folks over at RYOBI Tools and got a head start on my Christmas building this year by building this awesome 4-in-1 Activity Table.  I built it for my three nephews ... [ Read More ]

DIY Organization: Stacking Storage Cubbies w/ Free Plans

DIY Stackable Storage Cubbies

Hey everyone!  Today I'm back over at Pretty Handy Girl sharing the step by step tutorial for these simple stacking storage cubbies.  I wanted to find a way to rein in my youngest's growing stuffed animal collection and thought these cubbies would be a great solution! What I love is that these can be stacked in any number of ways and you can build as many or as few as you want. ... [ Read More ]

DIY Narrow Hallway Table – Plus Free Plans!

This is a perfect weekend project! This DIY Narrow Hallway Table fits in any space where you want low-profile furniture. Free plans are included in the tutorial!

Hey everyone!  Remember when I installed a pallet wall in my boys' hallway?  I can't say enough how much I love how it looks!  My plan has been to create a gallery wall on it with pictures of my boys and other decor, but it still felt like it would be missing something.  It got me thinking that a narrow table would be perfect for this space.  Something to balance ... [ Read More ]

Swap It Like It’s Hot – Thrifted Finds Blog Hop

Swap It Like It's Hot - Fall Tablescape

Hey there everyone!  I've got a pretty fun post to share with you all today.  I've teamed up with 40 bloggers in an epic challenge to find fun, quirky, and cool items at a thrift store.  These items are then sent to a fellow blogging recipient where they're challenged to make it amazing!  We each only had $10-$15 to spend on our items, so it made it even more of a challenge! ... [ Read More ]

Make Cheap Fall Pillows from Dish Towels

Pretty dishtowels turn into simple fall pillows using this easy to follow tutorial. If you can sew a straight line, you can make these pillows!

Hey there, everyone!  Today I've got a quick, easy, and cheap tutorial for you.  Unless you've been living under a rock for the past month or so, it's pretty hard to miss fact that Target has gone mad for plaid.  Frankly, all of their new fall decor and products are drool-worthy.  Some of my favorite products are their new plaid kitchen linens.  I was staring at them one ... [ Read More ]

How To Build an Awesome $10 End Table

DIY End Table for Ten Dollars

Hey there, everyone!  Today, I've got a very special guest on the blog and I can't wait for you all to "meet" her!  She's the talented DIYer behind the YouTube channel Darbin Orvar.  Today, she's sharing a project that I think you all will love, so without further ado, meet Linn! Hi guys! I'm so happy to be here with a guest post for you today! My name is Linn and I spend my ... [ Read More ]