Help! I bought these Grote vintage emergency lights solely for the box. I’d love to reuse the lights but haven’t a clue. GET HERE TO SEE PROJECT DETAILS Vintage roadside emergency lights submitted by Mary Beth
This fun and easy repurposed shutter vertical garden will make you smile and look around for a shutter near you! It’s bright and cheery color is what will really draw you in. This vertical garden can hold a variety of small plants. Hang it on a fence, or lean it against your patio wall.
Talk of the Town #124 features great recipes and DIY projects to inspire you. Can you pick out my favorite?
I am now an Independent Designer for Chalk Couture! Using their chalkology chalk paste and transfers are so easy and fun to embellish new and junky projects. In fact, I’m calling myself the Junky Chalker.
It’s time for the Power Tool Challenge project for May. This month’s theme is Pallets. I used pallet boards to make a table, but actually staged/styled it as a coffee station or coffee bar. It’s sofa table height, and you could easily make it to be a kitchen island or outdoor serving station. The possibilities are endless with this type of pallet board table!
It’s time to inspire you with great features from Talk of the Town #123. Something for you to make or bake.
Sometimes when I finish a project I just can’t wait to share it. This chippy white dresser is one of those makeovers! It looks like it was a fairly easy transformation. However the sanding alone took hours. Was it worth all the work? Totally! I hope you love the decoupage knobs. They are the original knobs with paper and Mod Podge!
It’s time for the thrift store decor challenge. I made a small pedestal planter using a reclaimed spindle and a porch light cap. It makes the perfect succulent planter. Be sure to hop over to see the projects my friends made too.
Talk of the Town #122 is up and running! Lots of fun features for you to make this week. What is your favorite?
Junk is my life! Sometimes that junk can seem overwhelming when you let it get out of hand. I’ve been trying to take back my storage areas and workshops a little at a time. Clearing out the woodshed was way overdue. It was a huge undertaking but it’s finally done. Tips for storing reclaimed lumber and junky treasures – hop over to check it out.
How to repair a garden hose. Don’t throw out that damaged garden hose. It’s easy and inexpensive to repair. I’ll show you step by step how to fix a bad hose. Bonus: Tips for storing and taking care of your water hose.
Talk of the Town #121 is up and ready to inspire you to diy something this weekend. Hope you love all of this week’s features.
My old kitchen island/craft station had seen better days. With the sprucing up of the kitchen it was time for an update. I painted it again, but today I’m going to show you how I added a new (larger) top and removed the small curtain and replaced it with a much better option. I used a reclaimed window to make a small door.
How to make a basket succulent planter out of a clearance priced wicker Easter basket. Although I used an Easter basket, you could easily update a thrift store basket in the same way. This easy spray paint project will have you looking at baskets in a whole new way.
Welcome back to Talk of the Town #120! As usual, you can probably predict which features are mine from last week. I can’t wait to see what y’all share this week. Remember there are two link ups. One for recipes and the other for DIY projects. I hope you enjoy the features and the new items shared this week.
I am sharing an awesome reclaimed wood skyline artwork project as part of a blogger challenge! The only rule was the project had to be square. I’m sure you know most skylines are rectangular, so this one is definitely different in that way. I, of course did the Louisville skyline. This would be a fun project to do for the city skyline where you live or grew up. Be sure to check out the other 30+ projects from my friends!
I’m sharing a great collection of spring themed wood projects that you can make this weekend. So many fabulous DIY projects from women just like you, your mom or sister. We women have the power to do these projects, and the step by step directions are available for all of them allowing you the ability to make any of them.
I have a fun Spring project to share with you today. I made this to share for the Power Tool Challenge group–the theme was Spring. I used reclaimed stair stringers to make a 3 tiered plant stand. I purposely made it to look old. It’s actually made of mostly new lumber.
Yummy recipes and great DIY projects for you to make very soon. My favorite? It’s so hard to choose! What’s your favorite?
I have partnered with Maytag® to sponsor this post, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. I’m so excited to show you how I’ve updated the kitchen island. I’ve sort of got Spring cleaning fever and and decided it’s time to do some sprucing up, tidying and organizing. As I was cleaning out the…
Fun Flea Market Finds get makeovers! Lots of easy projects you can do in an afternoon. Shopping at thrift stores and flea markets is the perfect way to pick up unwanted and outdated pieces that just need a little TLC. What will you make?
How to make a Sorry game board box to hold trinkets, treasures or gifts! Step by step tutorial will show you just how to cut, score and fold all the lines to get your game board box to the perfect size.
Talk of the Town #118! woohooo More great ideas for you to do very soon. Make and Bake your little heart out with these great ideas from the best bloggers on the web.
This free computer desk was a fairly easy project. Who needs a keyboard tray these days? I removed the tray and gave the new craft desk a quick and easy paint makeover. Checking the chair department in the storage garage, I found the perfect chair to compliment the new craft desk. Where do you do your craft projects?
I love Dollar Store projects, don’t you? I made some Hot Air Balloon decorations from Chinese Lanterns, Candy Cups and Ribbon from the Dollar Tree! I made several to use at a shower celebration, the more you make the cheaper they are per item. Details on the blog!
Talk of the Town #117 features including yummy desserts and fun diy ideas. What will you make?
I’m very excited to share this tutorial for glazing an outdated ornate frame that no longer matches your decor. I’ll give you step by step directions on how to paint and glaze an ornate gold and black mirror frame. I love glazing thrift store projects.
I have TEN clever projects that you can make this weekend using items from the dollar store! Most of these craft and home decor projects can be made for less than $5 each. What will YOU make?
I love looking for junk. Many times when I’m bored it’s my go-to pastime. Lately, I’ve been so busy with real life and DIY projects that I haven’t had time to think about being bored. Vendors’ Village is my favorite place to shop for great bargains. While visiting my booth I did do a little…
If you’re in the market for new windows, doors or skylights this article will help you to understand Fenestration-all things to do with windows, doors and skylights. The National Fenestration Rating Council rates products to help you understand if they are right for your application. Their labels are not a stamp of approval, but a way to help you make the best choice when making such a major purchase.
I’ve done a few one board projects and so have my creative blog friends. I have collected some clever, one board home decor projects and more to inspire you to make your own this weekend. I hope your find something to inspire you!
Talk of the Town #116 Fun features to inspire you to make, bake or diy something this weekend!
A free roadside find-a mission style headboard is the perfect piece to make a headboard bench with storage. I don’t do storage benches very often. I love how this headboard turned out. I hope you love it too!
How to make an easy diy printable display frame out of scraps of bead board. Did you know you can purchase clips online and put them on whatever you want? This is the perfect display for printables, photos, kids’ artwork , recipes in the kitchen and more!
Talk of the Town #115 is ready to inspire you and if you’re a blogger, ready for you to share your latest and greatest project or recipe. Please remember there are two linkups, make sure you put your share in the right place. let’s go!
Are you looking for a way to disguise a sump pump? Maybe you’re just looking for a way to make plain flat doors look better? I used two plain jane closet doors to hide my sump pump in the basement. The basement laundry space is coming together, and I couldn’t be happier!
Easy projects? Yep, I have them. I could have cut out my own, but I got a really good deal on pre-cut letters, so why? Decoupage letters like these cost over $20 on Etsy. I needed FIVE letters, so that meant it was time to DIY it! I’m sharing tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years so you can make your own decoupage name letters for your little one.
How to make a baseball bat grow chart for those parents that are huge baseball fans. Chances are if a child is young enough to need a grow chart he or she probably isn’t a big fan yet. Why wait? This fun growth chart is the perfect way to keep up with growth spurts. Dated baseball stickers round out this project to make it last for years!
Spring Project ideas using thrift store items! Maybe you have some of these items at home already. Easy outdoor projects. Easy Home Decor projects to make this weekend.
It’s time for the Thrift Store Decor Challenge! I repurposed a cheese cloche glass dome into a butterfly display project. Small butterflies from the dollar store along with a $1 cheese tray makes this project a fun and easy Spring project.