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DIY Interior French Doors

Dress up your closet or bathroom with these gorgeous DIY French doors

I’m back with a building project–FINALLY after all this Christmas stuff. I’m sure some of you are glad that’s over with right?  Joke’s on you, though, because I have one more Christmas post for the year to show you later.  But it will be fun, so stick around.  If you’ve been hating the Christmas thing (I figure there are always a few), bear with me.  I’m back in the shop this week, so I have some fun things coming 🙂…

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Christmas

Christmas Home Tour 2016

Christmas Home Tour 2016--Woodshop Diaries

 It’s finally that time of the year when the turkey is put away and Christmas is in full swing!  The tree is up and the stockings are hung and I don’t feel guilty in the least for the fact that my tree has actually been up for a couple weeks.  (Please no judgmental looks from all of you on team don’t put your tree up before Thanskgiving.)  And I’m so excited to finally be able to give you guys a…

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Christmas, DIY, Quick DIY projects

5 Minute Christmas Swags–Because Every Room Could Use Some Swag

Give Your Doors Some Swag with This Five Minute Decoration!

I’m all about these 5 minute Christmas decorations this week, you guys.  For real, my attention span when it comes to decorating is like 3 minutes, so by the time we are at five minutes, if we aren’t done, I’ve already mentally moved onto a new project…one that probably involves demo or table saws. . So these quick little projects are my jam this year with my Christmas décor.  Speaking of jamming, do yourself a favor and buy Chicago’s Christmas…

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Christmas, DIY

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the DIYer–All Under $10!

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the DIYer--All Under $10!

It’s the most stressful time of the year!!!  It’s Christmas!!!  And the stores are crowded and the traffic is awful and you have no idea what to get Aunt Sally or Uncle Bill.  Or your nieces and nephews.  Or anyone else on your list for that matter?  Or is that just me? . But, it’s cool, you guys, I’m here to help!  All year long, I’ve been making notes on little things that I would love to find in my…

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Christmas, DIY, Quick DIY projects

Paper Sack Christmas Art and DIY Frame

Paper Sack Christmas Art and DIY Frame

My grandma is hilarious.  Not in a “joke-telling” or “slap stick comedy” kind of way, but she’s just….funny.  I just love her. . The most exciting part of anyone’s birthday party or Christmas get together is seeing what random thing she put in everyone’s gift bag.  She always throws in a little something silly with the actual gift and you NEVER KNOW what it will be.  A couple Christmases ago, she threw in a random little cow figurine with my gift…

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Christmas, DIY, Quick DIY projects

5 Minute Christmas Wreath That Anyone Can Make!

5 Minute Christmas Wreath Anyone Can Make!

We are taking it back to my roots today.  Did you guys know that long before I ever had a blog, or used a saw, or even knew Pinterest was a thing (when exactly did it become a “thing?”), I made my own wreaths?  Looking back, I guess this was my first dabble into the DIY world.  It all started with this Christmas wreath.  It was like a giant glitter ball. OOOOh shiny!  Of course things progressed and I made several…

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DIY, Quick DIY projects

DIY Wall Art You Can Make from Your Pet Photo

DIY Wall Art Using a Picture of Your Pet

Wall art is the most difficult part of decorating in my opinion.  Then again, my opinion on all things decorating and $1.50 will get you a coke out of the machine and that’s about it.  PS side notes: #1:  do you call it soda, coke, pop, or something else? #2: can you believe they cost that much these days?! . Okay, so wall art…let’s get back on topic. When it’s time to decide on wall décor, I go into a state of…

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