DIY Industrial Pipe Bookshelf

It’s time for another round of projects from the Power Tool Challenge Team.  Each month we challenge each other to complete a themed project.  This month’s theme is Unconventional.  For my unconventional project, I used pipes to make a DIY Industrial Pipe Bookshelf.   This is such a fun theme and I can’t wait to […]

DIY Ideas for Your Outdoor Spaces

It’s summer, the time that we all enjoy being outdoors.  This month the Power Tool Challenge Team collaborated to bring you DIY Ideas for your Outdoor Spaces. From potting tables, to window boxes, to planters, we’ve got ideas for things that you can make for your outdoor spaces.   Click on the links below to […]

DIY 2×4 Porch Swing

Can a porch swing be made with just eight 2×4 pieces of lumber?  It sure can! DIY 2×4 Porch Swing I’ve been wanting a porch swing for our new patio at the lake.  Instead of buying a swing, Mr. SP and I challenged ourselves to build a swing using these plans from Jay’s Custom Creations. […]

DIY Farmhouse Style Tray

A tray is not only decorative, but also useful.  On a coffee table, they can corral magazines and remotes.  On a table, they can be base of a centerpiece or seasonal vignette.  And of course, they are good for their intended purpose, to transport items from place to place.  For this month’s Power Tool Challenge […]

DIY Wood Card Display and Holder

It’s time for another Power Tool Challenge Team project!  This month our theme is “Home Décor” and I’m excited to share the DIY Wood Card Display that I created.  This was an easy project and one that I’m sure to enjoy using year-round. Be sure to read the entire post because there’s a contest that […]

DIY Cheese and Crackers Serving Board

Today my Power Tool Challenge Team gals are sharing projects and this time it’s a Holiday Edition.  We each made a gift for another team member but we only know the recipient of the gift that we made.  I made a DIY Cheese and Crackers Serving Board that will be useful for the holidays and […]

Holiday Ornament Display–Learn How to Make Your Own!

Thank you to The Home Depot for sponsoring this post.   Last week I shared with you that The Home Depot has an upcoming workshop where you can learn how to make a Holiday Ornament Display.  If you like this project as much as I do, be sure to sign up for the workshop to […]

Holiday Ornament Display–Home Depot Free Workshop

* This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.* Have you started to think about how you’ll decorate your home for Christmas?  One area that often stumps me is how to decorate the area over my mantel.  This year I’m making a Holiday Ornament Display similar to the one below and the great news is […]

$10 Power Tool Project Challenge

Happy Friday!  I wanted to pop in and share some fun news with you.  Next week is the Power Tool Challenge Team’s monthly challenge and this month’s theme is a $10 project.  We have to build something using at least one power tool and we have to spend $10 or less to make it. Now […]

DIY Folding Display for Shows and Markets

  Back in July I joined the Picket Fences Vintage and Antique Pop Up Event held at Millstone Mercantile in Madison Heights, VA.  This has become a monthly event that features local vendors who sell either antique, vintage, repurposed, or handmade items. I haven’t participated again since July but this coming Saturday I’m joining in […]