How to Build Simple Crates

How to Build Simple Crates {DIY}

While I usually have a tendency to make projects more difficult by demanding perfection, I think crate boxes have more character with some imperfections.  I purposefully did not sand the cedar planks, and did not try to match my corners…

5 Must-Have DIY Shop Tools

DIY Tools You Have to Have

I will start by saying that I am a woodworker.  The DIY projects that I attempt don’t involve glue guns, they involve tools with more voltage.  These are the top 5 shop tools you need to attempt big DIY projects,…

Give Builder-Grade Cabinets a Custom Look

Give Builder-Grade Cabinets a Custom Look- super easy and cheap!

We had just moved into our new house and we were so excited, but it was driving me crazy that when you stood upstairs and looked down into the kitchen you could see the unfinished tops of our cabinets!  I…

How to Build Shadow Boxes

How to Build Your Own Shadow Boxes

This was a fun project for me because it was not too difficult and we have had a lot of fun decorating with them in different ways.  Not only can they hang on the walls as shadow boxes, but they…

4 Popular DIY Fire Pit Ideas

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Fire pits are a great way to bring friends and family together.  They cozy up a yard and add both a romantic and “togetherness” element to your outdoor space.  There are a lot of different directions you can go  with a…