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DIY Tall Window Cabinet


We interrupt this regularly scheduled blog post to tell you that I have started a new email and RSS service. Please bare with me while I work out the kinks. I appreciate your patience.  I love making window cabinets. I generally make at least one a year.  I haven’t made one for a long time, so I thought it was time to make one. I’ve made window cabinets that hang on the wall, and window cabinets that use two windows. You can see some of my window projects at the bottom of this post. So if you … [Read more...]

Rustic Garden Bench


I’m sharing my latest project—a rustic garden bench! Y’all know I love to do easy projects as fill ins for the larger stuff I do. Designing my own projects and building from scratch is my favorite thing to do. When the weather is pretty and I’m able to be outside doing what I love, it just makes my heart sing! So, while looking for my next “easy” project, I scrounged around in the garage, and this is what I came up with . . . I have oodles of crib rails, and I was trying to figure out a … [Read more...]

Recent Finds Hanging out with Terry


Did you know that Glendale seems to be right around the corner. Cousin Terry is going to be my helper this year. I always do it by myself, and it’s just so much work to do alone, so I asked her to help me out. We will most likely take her R.V. We’re trying to make plans, so yesterday we traveled to E’town  (Elizabethtown KY) to check out the KOA campground. We made a day of it, stopping at some yard sales, grabbing a bite to eat, and even splurging on an ice cream at the DQ on the way home. … [Read more...]

Repurposed Baby Gate Mirror

Repurposed Baby Gate Mirror diy

Hi diyers, it's Joan from Scavenger Chic, and I have a great repurposed baby gate  project to share with you.  I was looking through my projects and when it comes to repurposed, this one rose to the top.  It not only uses an old baby gate, a discarded mirror and pallet wood, but even the mdf backer was found next to a dumpster, discarded from an old poster. … [Read more...]

Coffee Station Repurposed Buffet


I finished this coffee station last week, and took the pictures over the weekend.  I wanted to show it to you on Monday, but Wednesdays are set aside for my Homeright projects. Finally!  It's Wednesday and I can share it with you.  … [Read more...]

repurposed pallet coffee cup rack


I seriously can’t remember when I’ve been so excited to show you a project! I hope you love this repurposed pallet coffee cup rack as much as I do!  I sure did have fun making it. … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Memo Board from an old door


I would love to say this chalkboard memo board made from an old storm door is an easy project, well in fact it  IS an easy project, but this post is loaded with pictures.  I think it is going to take me to the tutorial than it did to actually DO the project.   This is the second storm door I’ve gotten from my across the street neighbor.  He has a cat that seems to be a little impatient when it comes to wanting indoors.  I think she keeps tearing up the screens. By the way--if … [Read more...]

repurposed singer sewing machine


I went through a dry spell,not getting any sewing machines, then recently found myself with 3 of them. The first one I transformed into a makeup table vanity.  Today I’m going to show you a very easy project with a repurposed Singer Sewing Machine. … [Read more...]

Recent Finds free windows-good deals


I haven’t been out junking lately, but it doesn’t really matter.  Junk finds me!  I have the best family and friends ever!  Not only do they pick up stuff for me, but they even deliver it! … [Read more...]

DIY A-Frame Crate

front view of crate

Hey MRL Readers! It is good to be back posting here today, in case you are new, my name is Mindi and I blog over at MyLove2Create.  I love contributing for Gail and feel honored to share my projects with you! It is amazing how fast the summer has gone by, and I realized the other day that I had not made a single crate.  What?!   I promptly fixed the situation, and I am happy to share my DIY A-Frame Crate with you today... Isn't it so fun!?  Just so you know, I have an … [Read more...]