How to make a Beautiful Faux Tree That Looks Real

Are you looking for a statement piece for your home, but don't want to deal with the hassle of caring for a real plant? Look no further than creating your own faux tree! Not only do faux trees require minimal maintenance, they also allow you to customize the size and style to fit your space. While I love the beauty and vibe that real plants add to any room, I also knew in this basement office it would not be practical. So the solution is a faux tree. While there are many options for purchasing faux trees, however if you'd like…


What You Need to Know Before Making Shaker Doors with a Router

It's week two of the One Room Challenge and this week we've built and installed two built-in bookshelves with shaker doors. Don't you think shaker doors are a classic! Have you ever considered making your own shaker doors? Last spring we built the wall of built-ins in Steph's basement, but we didn't build the shaker doors, her husband did. So we thought it was time to learn this skill ourselves. Before we began making our shaker doors I asked Dan for his advise. He gave me the router bits and said I'd understand how it all went together once I practiced…


How to Make Personalized Christmas Ornaments with Nostalgic Memories

To express our gratitude for our blessings this year, we chose to create meaningful nostalgic personalized Christmas ornaments. Certainly, gratitude for family is top on my list. And what better way to honor and remember your family members than with unique, personalized Christmas ornaments on your tree this year. Not only will these ornaments help us remember our loved ones, but also will evoke fond memories of those loved ones who are no longer with us and cherish Christmases past. With this in mind, we hope you’ll follow along and learn how to transfer photos onto an ordinary ceramic tile to…


65 Simple DIY Fall Decor Ideas You Can Make Today

Fall is one of the best times of year to get creative with your home decor. Certainly there are so many great diy fall decor ideas that can help you bring in the warmth and cozy vibes of the season. In fact, one of my favorite things to do is to incorporate natural elements into my decor. I love using leaves, acorns, and branches to create unique and affordable pieces. Another great way to add a touch of fall to your home is to use pumpkins. You can find small pumpkins at most craft stores, or you can even use real…


How to Easily Make a DIY Round Coffee Table

Have you ever searched and searched for a piece of furniture and just can't find what you're looking for? That's clearly the case when I was looking for a round coffee table for our basement family room. Today, we'll be sharing how to easily make a DIY round coffee table from an old dining table. Because of the size of my sectional, I needed a 54" diameter round coffee table. And not only are they hard to come by, but when I found a few, they were terribly expensive or not the right style for my room. So that meant we…


How to Make a Simple Box Cushion with a Zipper

Does the thought of making a box cushion seem intimidating to you? Then you are in the right place! We'll share tips that will make sewing a box cushion easier and with a perfect fit. Let me tell you, I wanted to have this bench cushion for the reading nook custom made by a professional! With all of the DIY projects we had going on with the basement family room, this was not a project I really wanted to do! However, I was too slow and with a 5 week lead time it wouldn't be ready in time for the room…


How to Make a Simple Upcycled DIY Sofa Table

The finishing pieces are being added to the ultimate family hangout room. And one of those pieces is a simple upcycled DIY sofa table. Steph had in mind a large sofa table running along the back of her sectional. One where the kids could sit on a stool and have snacks while watching a movie. Because of the size and versatility of the sofa table, we knew this would be a DIY project. And as we were brainstorming about our ideas, I remembered that I had the benches and table base in my basement leftover from my laundry room fold table.…


How To Macrame for Beginners Easy Fall Leaves

If you've been swept away with the current macrame frenzy, you're not alone.  Certainly, macrame has made a flamboyant comeback since it was hot back in the 70's.  Although macrame comes finished ready to purchase in the form of feathers, keychains, garland, wall hangings, necklaces, earrings, plant hangers and more. Perhaps you're simply mesmerized how each pattern and item are created.  As a beginner you may wonder: "Can I teach myself to macrame?" "How do I get started with macrame?" "What is the easiest thing to macrame?" Are you enjoying this post?! Please Pin It, save it for later and share…

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Read more about the article How to Make a Modern Plant Trellis for Climbing Flowers
This plant trellis is perfect for roses, clematis or any climbing vine.

How to Make a Modern Plant Trellis for Climbing Flowers

I love to wander around my garden and enjoy the variety of flowers and plants in my yard. In fact, one of my favorite spots is the east side of my house. Early in June the clematis and poppies start to bloom and I think the color combination is absolutely gorgeous. For years, I've had a metal plant trellis from the home improvement store, but it has struggled to stay upright with the weight of my clematis. So, that brain of mine started turning and I thought it would be fun to make my own plant trellis with the leftover galvanized hog…

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Read more about the article How to Make Cute Easter Decorations with Dollar Store Items
Cute Easter Decoration with Dollar Store Items

How to Make Cute Easter Decorations with Dollar Store Items

Are you wondering how you can add a little spring decor to your home without spending an arm and a leg? Or are you looking for cute and inexpensive Easter decorations ideas? Well, today we have both! If you remember my Heart Pom Pom Valentine's decor for my front door started with a Dollar Tree find.  Once again, we found the perfect Easter decor item from Dollar Tree that we could transform into some fun spring decorations. Supplies for Easter Decorations Most of the supplies for this Easter decoration are from the dollar store. While the dollar store does carry moss, we…