{Video} Installing Butcher Block on a Kitchen Island

helpful how-to video installing butcher block on a kitchen island

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com. Today, I'm switching it up and sharing a kitchen renovation project! I know... I meant to post this weeks ago when I posted about the kitchen island custom bookcase, but then when I went to add pictures into the post I somehow could not find them. Like non-existant. So I either 1. Never took them (which I don't doubt) or 2. my camera ate them (highly unlikely). So that's why it took me a little longer than usual to get this post up. … [Read more...]

{Video} How to Refinish an End Table with 3M DIY

How to Refinish an End Table with #3MDIY

This post is a collaboration with 3M DIY. Early last year, our neighbor, Edie, came to us asking if we could help her refinish an end table. We told her yes, but then project after project (and pregnancy) got in the way. We made it a resolution to ourselves that we were going to refinish the end table for her birthday (which was last Friday)! We picked it up in the morning and brought it back to her by the end of the day. She was amazed at the drastic difference and said it was her best … [Read more...]

{Video} DIY Tin Can Lanterns

Video Tutorial -- DIY Tin Can Lanterns for @aptsforrent from SewWoodsy.com

This is a sponsored post on behalf of ForRent.com. Have you ever made tin can lanterns? They are super easy to make and what I like to call a "free" project! Just pull some tin cans out of your recycling bin, grab a RYOBI drill, a sharpie marker, and your imagination and your ready to go! You can make them for a holiday   or just for every day use. Watch the video we created for ForRent.com that breaks down the step-by-step process on how to create your very own tin can … [Read more...]

{Video} Kitchen Island Custom Bookcase

Kitchen Island Custom Bookcase video tutorial created for @homesdotcom by SewWoodsy.com #DIY #kitchen

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com. Here we go... the first of many kitchen projects. I'm so excited to share our Kitchen Island Custom Bookcase today! When we first started talking about what we wanted to change in our kitchen I knew I wanted to extend our kitchen island. While we were extending the island I knew I wanted more storage. That is where the kitchen island custom bookcase came into play. I dreamed of having a few shelves to access a few more of my cookbooks. … [Read more...]

{Video} How to Add Custom Trim Moulding to Windows

How to Add Custom Trim Moulding to Windows step-by-step video created for @homesdotcom found on SewWoodsy.com

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com. A few months ago, I shared how we updated our shower glass door in the bathroom by giving it a quick makeover. Today, I'm going to show how was gave our master bathroom window a beautiful makeover by adding moulding trim to the window. We spent about $60 on materials which is kind of steep for one window; however, it looks like a million books! So now, we are tempted to start adding trim moulding to all of our windows and just buying the … [Read more...]

{Video} Winter Wonderland Vinyl Sign

Winter Wonderland Vinyl Sign

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com The other day I shared with you the Fabulously Festive Design Contest sponsored by Homes.com and Olioboard. Today, I'm sharing with you our DIY winter vinyl sign that  we created for the Olioboard contest. Which by the way, today is the very last day you can enter the contest (so if you haven't done so already--get on it)! By using the scrap wood, the Cricut, and vinyl we were able to create an inexpensive Christmas sign for our home.  Watch … [Read more...]

{Video} DIY Winter Snow Globe

Make a Winter Snow Globe in 4 easy steps!

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com Today, we are sharing one of the two projects we created for the Fabulously Festive Design Contest in partnership with Homes.com and Olioboard. With just a few supplies and in just 4 easy steps you can make your very own DIY snow-globe for the holidays! Watch our video to see just how easy it is to make. Supplies: E6000 glue Figurine Snow Globe Distilled Water Glicerine Glitter Measuring Spoon As you saw in … [Read more...]

{Video} How to Stencil A Fall Door Mat

Harvest Mat

I can't believe that Christmas is right around the corner. I feel like Fall gets short-changed because of how quickly retailors are setting up the Christmas displays. We recently shared over on the Homes.com blog How-to Make an Autumn Entryway Rug.  We wanted to make our entryway more inviting for the fall months and this was just the ticket!  Supplies: Doormat ScotchBlue Painters Tape Acrylic Craft Paint Stencil Paint Brush Watch the video to see just how easy it is to … [Read more...]

{Video} Interview with Barbara Corcoran

(Image Source) Last month, I had the opportunity to interview the ever-so-talented Barbara Corcoran! When the opportunity came upon us I started to freak out. We love watching Shark Tank--I wanted to be a nerd and tell her how much I loved the show, but Jon told me to "get it together" and don't mention a thing about Shark Tank. So, Barbara if you are reading--know that I love your show. I was told to be professional by the husband! I mentioned on our Facebook page that we would be … [Read more...]

{Video} Fall Garden Flag

Fall Garden Flag + Video for @Homesdotcom from SewWoodsy.com

Happy Fall Y'all! I say that often during the fall--I don't know why. I just do. I recently created a video for Homes.com to teach you how to create a garden flag for fall! Making this flag took me less than an hour to create (drying time considered) and best of all I got to make it exactly how I wanted to make it! So what do you think? Will you be making a garden flag in the near future! I challenge you too--and then email us so we can share with our readers! Dislcaimer: We have a … [Read more...]