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 […]

How to Clean a Vintage Cross Stitch

Earlier this week I shared the “Hokie Corner” that I created in our family room using vintage Virginia Tech memorabilia. A Virginia Tech football cross stitch that my grandmother made back in the 1980’s is one piece that I used in my display.  The cross stitch had gotten quite dirty over the years, especially since it […]

Top Ten Projects for 2016

How can it be the last day of 2016?  At the end of the year it is fun to look back to see which projects were the most popular for the year. This year DIY projects were favorites of my readers.  Let’s take a look at my top ten posts for 2016!  Click on the […]

DIY 2×4 Bench

It’s once again time for the Power Tool Challenge Team to share project made with power tools.  Last month our theme was “Repurposed / Upcycled” and I shared a tennis racket table.  This month the theme is “Patios and Porches” and for it I’m sharing how to make a DIY 2×4 bench.   Mr. SP […]

Window Wall Decor with Vintage Magazine Covers

I think it is safe to say that just about everyone is currently loving farmhouse style.  Farmhouse style might make you think of the style made popular by Chip and JoAnna by way of their show, Fixer Upper, or you might be like me and when you think of farmhouse style think of your grandmother’s […]

DIY Bird Feeder Using a Vintage Snack Set

This week has been spring break and I’ve spent my time getting my home and garden ready for spring.  In celebration of spring, I’m teaming up with some blogging friends to share spring decor with you today.  Instead of sharing spring decor inside, I’m sharing how I’m decorating my flower beds outside with DIY bird […]

My Magazine Feature!

A few months ago I was contacted to ask if one of my projects could be featured in the spring issue of Flea Market Outdoors.   This issue has been out for a few weeks and I thought I’d share my fun news.   My project is a simple DIY that I shared in May […]

DIY Industrial Paper Towel Holder

The Power Tool Design Team girls are back with another set of projects to inspire you to use power tools.  This month our theme is Home Improvement. I don’t know about at your house but at mine there is always a need for home improvement.  I was all set to build a recycle center for […]

10 Favorite Projects for 2015

Last night I looked through my blog for the entire year and picked ten favorite projects.  On Thursday I’ll share the top ten according to my stats but today’s top ten are ones that I personally liked that didn’t show up in my top 10 according to my analytics. In no particular order, here are […]

Vintage Teacher’s Desk Makeover

It’s time for another round of Themed Furniture Makeover Day.  Once a month a group of blogging friends challenge each other to makeover a piece of furniture using a theme; this month’s theme is black.  For a long while I was stumped for a project for this theme and then I happened across a vintage […]