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How to Make Simple Custom DIY Drawer Dividers

18 January, 2024 Simple yet effective ideas to transform your kitchen drawers with custom wood DIY drawer dividers. Tired of rummaging through cluttered drawers in search of utensils or spices? I definitely am! Over the years I've tried to implement organization into my kitchen drawers using standard drawer organizers. And it just wasn't working for me. In my builder's grade kitchen I have a bank of drawers by the fridge, a narrow set of drawers next to the sink and two large drawers that flank the range. None of them are ideal for utensil storage. I've had my mom help me…

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The Complete Guide to Using a Laser Distance Meter

January 4, 2024 In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the world of laser distance meters, unveiling their potential to elevate your DIY game to new heights. No doubt plunging into a new home project can be both exciting and challenging, but with the right tools in hand, you can really boost your DIY game. Welcome to the complete guide to using a laser distance meter for household projects, where we'll share the versatility of laser distance meters. This post is sponsored by Mileseey Tools, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Whether you're a seasoned home improvement enthusiast or…

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21 Beautiful and Creative Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas

December 7, 2023 Tis' the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread the holiday cheer than with 21 Christmas gift wrap ideas that are as creative as they are charming. Get ready to sleigh the gift-giving game with our ho-ho-holiday gift wrapping ideas. From brown paper packages tied up with string (and so much more) to wrapping presents without boxes and turning your gifts into works of art. Let's jump in with a dash of DIY flair and a sprinkle of seasonal joy – because who said wrapping had to be the least exciting part of the holidays?"…

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75+ Easy Homemade Christmas Ornament Ideas for Adults and Kids

November 2,2023 Discover over 75 easy homemade Christmas ornament ideas that are perfect for both adults and kids. The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to fill your home with festive cheer than by creating your very own handmade Christmas ornaments? Whether you're an adult looking for a creative outlet or a parent seeking a fun family activity, we've got you covered. In this blog post, you'll discover over 75 easy homemade Christmas ornament ideas that are perfect for both adults and kids. These DIY ornaments will not only add a personal touch to your holiday decor but…

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How We Made Christmas Bells Using Dollar Tree Items

October 26, 2023 In this tutorial, we'll show you how to transform Dollar store items into gorgeous, vintage-inspired Christmas bells. As the holiday season is quickly approaching, it's time to let the creative juices flow. If you remember, last year we made small realistic Christmas bells using a toilet paper roll and a plastic easter egg. They were such a hit, everyone loved them and couldn't believe how realistic they looked. This year we wanted to try making large Christmas bells similar to Pottery Barn's bells at a fraction of the price. While our bells are not brass, unless you tap…

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Quick and Easy Christmas Ornaments to Make

October 19, 2023 Get a jump start on your holiday decorating with Easy Christmas Ornaments. This Post is sponsored by Totally Dazzled, all ideas and opinions are my own. Can you believe that in only a short 5 weeks it will be Thanksgiving and the busy holiday season will be upon us? No doubt if you like to add personal handmade Christmas decorations to your home, it's time to get started! If you're looking for a fun and creative way to make your home more inviting this Christmas season, you've come to the right place. In this blog post, we'll walk…

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Stunning Before and After Dresser Makeover with Cane

October 5, 2023 In this tutorial with a little creativity, you'll learn how to give an old dresser a makeover with paint and cane. Do you have an old and tired dresser that is in need of a little lovin'? Today you'll find an exciting transformation of an old discarded dresser – a before and after dresser makeover with a modern twist! This old dresser was built by my grandpa more than 70 years ago. Grandpa loved to build furniture! He built dressers, bed frames, coffee tables, built-in bookshelves, cabinets, desks, vanities and more. Not only was he an amazing craftsman,…

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How to Install Swivel Bifold Barn Doors for Less Than $100

September 28, 2023 In this tutorial you'll learn how to reuse existing closet doors and install swivel bifold barn doors. Do you have sliding closet doors that just don't function well? That's been a huge problem in Gavin's room. The doors were constantly falling off the track and with such a small closet it was difficult for Gavin see what he was looking for. We spotted this swivel barn door hardware a year ago at the Parade of Homes and knew it would be perfect for the kids small bedroom closets. Not only will you find that this makes small closets…

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How to Apply Paint that Looks like Stain: Rift Sawn Oak

For the last several years as we've visited the Parade of Homes we've come to love the look of rift sawn white oak in beautiful cabinetry and furniture pieces. Imagine being able to infuse the rich elegance of rift sawn white oak into your living spaces without the hefty price tag. This blog post is your ultimate guide to mastering the art of applying paint that looks like stain on wood, specifically focusing on the timeless charm of rift sawn white oak. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a creative soul seeking to redefine your interior aesthetics, in this post we'll…

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How to Make an Old Bed Frame Look Modern

Have you ever stumbled upon a hidden gem while thrifting or on Facebook Marketplace? That's exactly what happened when we snagged a $50 solid wood bed frame from the Marketplace. Over the past couple of months I've been searching for a modern, minimalistic bed for Gavin's bedroom that didn't cost an arm and a leg. While I found several I liked the look of and were affordable, however when I read the reviews, none were great. So I began searching for a solid wood headboard and bed frame that we could refinish. As we looked at this worn and rustic wooden…

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