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How to build a DIY Mission Style End Table

How to Build a Simple DIY Mission Style End Table

Have you guys ever heard of “mission style” furniture? I hadn’t heard of it until recently, but I’m quickly becoming a fan! . If you don’t know what I’m talking about, Google it or get on Pinterest and search…

How to Make an Easy DIY Scrap Wood Keepsake Box

How to Build a DIY Keepsake Box from Scrap Wood

I’m not normally a sentimental person. But even the most unsentimental person has a few keepsakes. Most of my “keepsakes” are letters and notes from either Danny or my granny (who are the only ones who ever write me…

How to build a Gorgeous DIY Console Cabinet

DIY Console Cabinet with Open Shelf

In a world where chalk paint is the queen of Pinterest and furniture makeovers are the hottest trend, I’m over here ABSOLUTELY LOVING the fact that the friend who asked for my latest build asked for it UNFINISHED. HALLELUJAH…once…

How to Build a DIY Bar Cart from One Board

DIY Bar Cart from a Single Board–2×4 and More Challenge

The 2x material you find at the building stores—both your local building supply stores and the big box stores (think Home Depot or Lowes) is usually what you call “construction lumber.” It’s probably not the most glamorous stuff you’ve…

How to build a Scrap Wood Carrying Caddy for Cleaning Supplies

Easy DIY Scrap Wood Carrying Caddy

Hey everyone! Today I have a super (I promise SUPER) easy scrap wood project for you that is not only cute, but super practical. But first, I have to confess something. . I was afraid of plywood for the…

Before and After: DIY Mudroom Built Ins

Before and After: DIY Mudroom Built Ins

Do you prefer starting from scratch or redoing what’s already there? This can apply to furniture, remodels, cooking…and significant others (what? How did that get in there?? I’m just kidding, Danny 😉 ) . If you can’t already guess,…

How to Build a Modern DIY Dog House

A New Home for Lucy–Modern DIY Dog House

I’ve always considered myself a dog person. Growing up I HATED cats. . But, you guys, never say never. Growing up, I said I would NEVER have a cat and IF I ever did, I wouldn’t like it. Now…

DIY Easy Storage Cabinet

Tall Skinny DIY Storage Cabinet–And Other Unique Storage Ideas

Lately, most of my building projects have contained storage of some kind. Have you noticed? . The pantry cabinet. The plywood bench. The diaper cabinet. . Apparently, we, as people, can never have too much storage. #hideallthethings . Luckily,…

How to build floor to ceiling built ins

How to Build Floor to Ceiling Built Ins

People always ask me, “what’s the biggest thing you’ve ever built?” I’m not sure why everyone wants to know this, but I never really know how to answer. . Are we talking “big” as in the budget?? If so,…

How to build a Mid Century Modern Pegboard Cabinet

Mid Century Modern DIY Pegboard Cabinet

I’ve always had a bit of a “retro style.” . Long, straight, boring hair: check. . Likes tie dye: check. (This was taken in 2003…what a great year.  I was 13.) Plays guitar: check. (So even though I still…