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!
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.
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.
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.
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’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!
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!
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.
An old forgotten plastic garment clothes rack in the basement laundry room gets rescued. Instead of buying a new garment rack that matches my space, I cleaned up the old one and spray painted it with a metallic paint to make it fresh and pretty again.
While putting down the new laminate flooring, the wall to wall closet in the master bedroom was removed. The triple mirror by-pass doors were removed and that meant a new closet enclosure was needed. The area was framed with 2×4’s and a header was made with plywood. Bi-fold doors were turned into french doors. I love, love, love my new closet.
I am still working on the laundry space in the basement. The latest project I tackled in that space was painting the basement floor. I’ll share tips to help if you need to paint your basement. I’m really excited for you to see how it’s coming along. I’m loving the diy stenciled rug AND the laundry cart.
I am so excited to share this DIY laundry cart with you! I love my new washer and dryer-my first front loading machines. The problem? I’m always dropping items on the floor. The solution? A handy laundry cart to move clothes from the washer to the dryer to the linen closet!
I have partnered with Maytag to sponsor this post, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Sometimes a project like removing several layers of kitchen flooring can seem so challenging and overwhelming. That is until you know the right way to do it. I’ve disliked my vinyl kitchen floor for many, many years. Because…
I’m sharing tips with you on how to lay laminate floating floors. There are some definite things you shouldn’t do, but I have some very helpful tips to make this Do It Yourself job much easier.
Last week I shared Home Depot’s Holiday Tree Shelf that they are having a workshop with this coming Saturday. Today, I’m sharing a tutorial on my version of a Christmas Tree Shelf. I give you step by step directions to make my version. If you want to make one like the Holiday Tree Shelf from Home Depot, hop over to the blog and get the details there.
Hello! I am happy to be here! It’s Mindi from MyLove2Create! Today I am sharing how to make a Cabinet Door Magazine Rack! PIN IT! This is a pretty easy project and very useful too! I am excited to show you how I made it! Let’s get started! How to make a DIY Magazine Rack:…
Here’s a new episode of DIY with MRL, the podcast of My Repurposed Life. If you’re interested in hearing the previous episodes go to the podcast tab at the top of the site. Click it and you’ll be able to pick and choose which episode to listen to.
I’m still in the process of changing up the free furniture I got from my neighbors. Today’s project involves a nightstand that I turned into a kid’s chalkboard desk. Lots of tips on how I re-imagined this little guy into it’s new and useful purpose. It’s a fairly straightforward tutorial-I hope you enjoy it.