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!
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.
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.
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!
I made a diy headband organizer for my great niece! Her mom had been wanting a way to keep all of those small hair accessories organized. I’ll share tips for dry brushing the hooks with a sweet pink color and glazing the wood to give it the perfect gray glaze.
A FREE vintage sewing desk makes the perfect storage solution and T.V. stand for a small kitchen. Tucked away in a corner the red glazed vintage sewing cabinet doubles as a t.v. stand and a safe place for Lulu Mae’s dog bed. I used my favorite smoked glaze to give this new furniture piece the perfect color RED!
It’s over! The Clean Up Your Act Creative Space Reorganization Challenge! I didn’t exactly get D.O.N.E. But done enough for now. I’ve even worked on a few projects in my newly organized basement shop area. I’m so happy we put this together. I can’t wait to see your after pictures of your newly organized spaces.
As I continue to clean and organize the basement shop, storage is a must! Productivity can be impeded by constantly looking for tools and supplies. This simple build storage shelf was free because I used material I already had. I’ll share tips for cleaning up a messy space as well as tips on building this storage shelf as part of the Power Tool Challenge this month.
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 want to clean up my shop, but where do I begin? That’s what I was asking myself and there’s only one answer. Just begin!!! I honestly put off starting the cleanup as long as I could. But, once I got started, I was so happy I did. So, to recap. Some blogger friends and…
This necklace holder jewelry organizer was a fun project using an old lamp and a wire fruit basket. This project would also be great for holding a baby girl’s headbands and bows. Easy directions over on the blog.
Would you like to join our Clean Up Your Act |creative space| Reorganization Challenge? Some friends and I challenge you to clean up your creative space whether it be a shop, sewing room, or craft room. Submit a before picture now and an after picture later this month to be eligible to win prizes!
Use a plastic coffee container to organize small items such as toys. These repurposed coffee cans are also great for snacks and holiday items. Easy to make with printables from your home printer.
It’s time for the Thrift Store Decor Challenge team project for this month. I’m giving a small wooden trinket keepsake box a makeover with paint and rub-n-buff. Have you ever used it? Well… have you used it for stenciling? Be sure to check out the projects from my friends as well. They’re pretty much awesome!
It took me five days (with the help of my neighbor) to clean out and organize my one car garage wood shop. We didn’t just clean, we built shelving and small skids to keep items off the floor when it rains hard. Lots of tips to help you organize your shop.
It’s time for this month’s Thrift Store Decor project, a jewelry organizer to hold necklaces. I made two of these organizers out of old table leaf trim pieces left over from another project. Do you remember the console table? Lots of other great ideas from my friends to inspire you to give thrift store items a new life.
Here’s a redo of a redo! It doesn’t happen often, but this is an old project I did in 2009, and now I’ve updated it and gave it a new look. It was a nightstand, then a t.v. stand, now it’s a small chest great for a guest room OR a coffee station in a small kitchen.
This tutorial uses reclaimed wood to make a custom rustic shutter cabinet. The reclaimed wood is the same size as 1×6 pine boards that you can buy at your local hardware store. I’ll show you how to frame out the front facing, and build the cabinet to your size. No project is without a few kinks, I would love for you to click over to see the ins and outs of this project.
I recently got a free dresser (I call the tall pieces chest of drawers, but most people call them dressers). The piece had a lot of damage on the bottom, after cutting off the damaged portion, it was shorter, and seemed the perfect size to make a coffee station cabinet. A step by step tutorial is just waiting for you on the blog.