How to build a customized craft paint shelf to organize small bottles of craft paint. Step by step directions to make the perfect shelf to hold those small bottles of paint.
This month’s Power Tool Challenge was to make a sign. I’ve made a lot of signs, so I thought it would be fun to make a pumpkin sign greeting Fall with the words “hello Fall”. The rustic pumpkin is made out of pallet boards. I love the way it turned out and I hope you do to. Maybe it will inspire you to make your own pumpkin sign. If not, maybe one of the other great signs will inspire you!
I am always so amazed by the awesome projects and recipes that are shared each week at Talk of the Town. Link parties have always been one of my favorite ways to find new blogs and great projects. I’m happy to help bring you these great ideas each week. You won’t be disappointed this week!
I’ve had this reclaimed armoire door book shelf on my to-do list for almost a year. I finally got around to building it. The two armoire doors were missing a couple of glass panels, so I had to make a decision on what to put in the empty space. Great tips on how to build your own bookcase out of old tall cabinet doors.
You’re going to love this quick and easy update of a plastic desk fan using Sea Glass Spray Paint. Step by step directions on how you can change up the color of your plastic desk fan with spray paint. Easy project you can do today!
Great features to inspire you to make, bake or cook something great this week. I love all of these projects and recipes!
I’ve had this child bench done for a couple of months. It’s a fairly simple toddler sized bench made out of a reclaimed bed. It’s actually the foot board of a bed. Because the bed posts sit closer to the ground, it was perfect for using to make a small bench for a child. A…
For this month’s Dollar Store Design Squad I’m showing you how to set up kitchen and bathroom areas using items from the Dollar Tree. There are so many inexpensive items available for just a buck that are just as good as what you might find in a department store. Great for RV’s, campers, a new apartment and more!
It was really tough choosing this week’s features. So many great recipes and DIY projects! I hope you find inspiration in the featured projects and recipes. Which is your favorite?
How to make a unique, one of a kind bookshelf out of an old door and two small cupboard doors. Compete tutorial will show you just how to repurpose your own door.
Spray paint is a quick and easy fix for any accessories you have around your house in order to do an update. Do you find yourself changing wall colors often? Just spray paint to keep your decor up to date. I used stainless steel spray paint to update my kitchen accessories and I love how they turned out.
Talk of the Town #133 is live!!! So much for you to see and do. What will inspire you?
How to make floor cabinets or cupboards for home decor display using windows as doors. Great tips on how to add legs to window cabinets to make them into floor cabinets.
After the deck demolition at my daughter’s house, we had a huge pile of yummylicious weathered blue wood leftover, and I couldn’t bare to see it go to waste. Solution? Make simple benches for the NEW deck! It’s tough to get this weathered paint look.
Yay! Talk of the Town is live to inspire you with fun recipes and great DIY projects. What will YOU make?
After using an ugly green messed up nightstand for storage in the garage for years, I was about to throw it out. BUT! I posted it on Facebook and most people said keep it. I’m so glad I did. Look at it now. After a little TLC, paint and adding a window (door) I love it! I’ll show you just how it all came about in this article.
It’s the second Wednesday, so that means it’s time for the Thrift Store Decor Team projects. I love joining in with my friends each month to share great thrift store projects. This month won’t disappoint. Awesome projects for you to work on someday soon.
Talk of the Town #131 is here to get your creative juices flowing with lots of fun diy ideas and scrumptious recipes, even some for the over 21 crowd. I hope you find something wonderful to file away.
How to make a diy birdbath out of an extra large thrift store candlestick and a pot lid. Tips on mixing spray paint colors to get a great faux copper patina look. Easy project for the flower bed, patio or garden.
Have you ever wanted to know how to make a coffee pot lamp? With these step by step directions and a little patience you can repurpose a thrift store coffee pot in no time! Repurposed Vintage Coffee Pot Lamp Do you remember this coffee pot I just had to have? If you’re new around…
It’s here! Talk of the Town #130! So many great features for you, plus many fabulous projects from your hosts. Let me know what your favorite is. Does it match up with my picks?
Today’s post is chock full of information. I’m sharing how I painted those picture frames I showed you yesterday. There are fun details about a contest for my blogger friends going to Haven Conference and a giveaway for those of you who aren’t a blogger going to Charleston later this month. I love my friends at Homeright!
Ya know what? When you’ve been junkin’ as long as I have, sometimes it just seems like the junk finds me! I got great deals this past month and scored some really awesome FREE junkin’ finds as well! What would you do with all this stuff?
How to glaze painted furniture–full of tips I’ve learned along the way. I spent years looking for a way to stop waxing and buffing chalk painted furniture. Now I do it all in one easy step. I love the hint of antiquing the glaze gives to all colors of painted furniture. Red paint, blue, and especially white painted furniture will look beautiful with this Smoked Glaze!
Talk of the Town 129 is ready to inspire you to make or bake something fun this week. Lots of DIY projects from your hosts and their friends!
Today’s project is the third in the trilogy of table projects made from that one $7 damaged queen anne coffee table. This project is about the table base getting a new top to replace the damaged top that was on it when I picked it up at the thrift store. Don’t throw out a damaged piece of furniture.
I’m a sentimental sap, with silly attachment to things. I made a landscape timber solar light for my yard out of 25 year old landscape timbers that had my initials carved into it by my husband. As we become grandparents, it’s important to remember that we raised a wonderful daughter who is married and raising a sweet son of their own!
Talk of the Town 128 is filled with fabulous features from our blogger friends and so much inspiration from your hosts. There is definitely something to inspire you this week.
Using parts of two different table, I put a new top on the broken claw foot table. After a little paint and glaze it’s ready for it’s new home. A cute little four legged claw foot table perfect for any small space.
For this month’s Thrift Store Decor project, I chose to do a small stool makeover. The stool was a great deal at only $4.00. But what should have been a very simple makeover gave me lots of issues and stress. Be sure to check out the other great projects this month from my friends. You will be inspired!
Talk of the Town #127 is up and ready to inspire you! If you have something to share, we’d love for you to link up your project or your recipe. Please note there are two linkups. One for DIY and such, and the other is strictly for recipes. Do share!
I exceeded my $5 limit on this busted up coffee table, but I ended up getting three projects out of it. I’m sharing project #1 with you today. I think it’s my favorite one of the bunch. I wish I could keep it! I hope you like this reclaimed coffee table made into a hall/entry table.
This easy weekend project making wooden firecrackers is perfect for the upcoming 4th of July holiday! These smaller wooden firecrackers are made from 2×2’s but you could easily do the same project on a larger scale using scrap 4×4 posts!
Are you ready for this week’s edition of Talk of the Town? So many great features of recipes and diy projects! What will inspire you to make or bake something new this week?
I’m showing you how to do a reverse canvas technique. The reverse canvas uses a regular canvas and it’s frame but totally changes up the look. Easy video tutorial included.
I made a fun concrete door stop for my master bedroom to enter in the One Bag Wonder contest by Quikrete. The winner wins a trip to my favorite blog conference. Wouldn’t that be wonderful? I have more mortar mix left, so I’d love to hear your suggestions for more projects.
It’s time for our Dollar Store Design Squad projects. This month we’re inviting you to share your projects with all of our readers. If you’ve made a great home decor project using items from a dollar store, please share it. I made a patriotic clothespin wreath for about $5.00.
We have fabulous features for you this week. I’m inspired every week by all the wonderful projects and recipes you share. For that I am grateful.
I did a long overdue bedroom makeover. Small updates can make a big change in a room. After laying the new laminate floor and building the wall to wall closet I was ready to call it done. Even though it still needed a few tweaks. I’m calling it
How to make an easy Americana Flag out of wooden garden stakes. This easy project is great to do with the kids for any patriotic holiday.