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Recent Finds | Neighborhood Freebies

It’s been a very busy couple of weeks for me, and I’m busting at the seams—but I still have a hard time resisting good stuff, especially when it is FREE! … [Read more...]

Old Drawer Cubby Organizer

Hey MRL Readers!!  It is good to be here with you, my name is Mindi and I blog at MyLove2Create.  I am one of Gail's contributors, for those who might be new here. :) I am excited to share my old drawer cubby organizer with you today! You guys, I love this project!  Let me tell you why... Every time I go to Hobby Lobby, I see these cute cubby organizers, in fun colors or rustic wood, with cute labels...and I drool over them, literally.  For some reason I am obsessed with how cute they … [Read more...]

Talk of the Town #5

Happy Tuesday friends!  It's time to party! We've got some great features for you, and fun new projects and ideas from your hostesses. In a addition, be sure to check out our featured blogger!  So happy you're here! … [Read more...]

Hall Table Repurposed Dresser

I have a new project to share with you today. It’s a hall table (sofa table) made out of a dresser. Do you remember last month when Mindi shared her blue dresser made into a bench? We were actually working on the same kind of project without even knowing it. You know I love cutting up furniture. Although this one wasn’t really too hard, it was a little harder than I expected. Here’s how it all started . . . I picked up this $10 dresser at a yard sale last Fall. I didn’t really have a … [Read more...]

gates and arbor | DIY Picket Fence

It’s been a while since I’ve shared an update with you on the fence. We had a couple of snow storms, and some very cold weather, so we took a little time off.  We have made some great progress lately  with the gates and the arbor (pergola).  It’s very exciting, and I can honestly say I’ve been doing a little happy dance lately.   Before the snow storms came, Rodney worked hard on cutting and routing a bunch of 1x’s for the post caps.     Over the weekend, I was … [Read more...]

DIY Farmhouse Wooden Shutters

Hey there!  It's Angie from Knick of Time, here to share a new tutorial for DIY farmhouse wooden shutters. When we finished our entryway remodel a few weeks ago, and I wasn't sure what I wanted on the windows, so I made some temporary drop cloth curtains for privacy until I made up my mind.  Later I realized that wooden shutters would tie in really well with the barn door cabinet my husband had built into the wall, and they would be easy and really inexpensive to make - easy enough for even a … [Read more...]

Talk of the Town # 4

Want to know the best part about hosting this fabulous Talk of the Town party? I get to pick a feature each week, but only have to put the post together when it’s my turn. Tonight is my turn, so that means I get to choose our Featured Blogger. Be sure to see who I chose below. In addition, we have a new hostess joining us, Sarah from Sadie Seasongoods!     Welcome back to Talk of the Town! Take a look at what you may have missed from your party hosts! 20+ Farmhouse … [Read more...]

Valentines Day DIY Decor

Are you looking for the easiest Valentines day DIY  project ever? That’s what I was doing. Valentine’s day is fast approaching and I needed to share a project with you, my friends! I wanted to do something that you all could do, and I think I found the perfect project that anyone can do, regardless of their skill set, tools or supplies. Don’t be discouraged if you don’t have free junk Last September I collected this free lath wood from a “flip house” across town. It was hot, and there were … [Read more...]

recent finds | Cabin Fever

I suppose since I can’t really work on projects that the next best thing is to go junk shopping.  Over the weekend I visited my favorite Vendors’ Village.  I suppose many people have some cabin fever because they were really busy.   I barely got the haul in my car. I should have taken a picture of all of the stuff on the flat cart. Another photo op missed!   These finials were stuck back in a dark corner and I almost missed them! There were nine of them, for one dollar … [Read more...]

Simple Scrabble Valentine

I am a huge fan of the game of Scrabble. In all honesty, I guess you could say I am a recovering Scrabaholic. I like to look for cheap Scrabble Games at thrift stores, perfect for a simple Scrabble Valentine project! … [Read more...]