{Video} Kitchen Island Custom Bookcase

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

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...]

Handmade Glitter Snowflake Wooden Ornament

Last day of the 12 days of Handmade Ornaments. I would like to say that they saved the best for last, but I know otherwise--the ornaments this year have all be awesome. I wanted to do the 12 days of ornaments this year because I feel like every year I miss out to show off my talent. I knew my ornament was going to be made out of wood, and I wanted our readers to realize that an ornament can be made out of anything your mind dreams up. I wanted to also show that making ornaments can be … [Read more...]

Wood Pallet Wreath Art

I'm so excited to share with you today the Wood Pallet Wreath Art I created for our front room where our Jingle Brights Christmas Tree stands. When the wreath was first sent to us I knew I wanted to do more than just hang it on the wall. I knew I wanted to make it more like an art piece... so that's when I started starring at the scrap wood in the garage. I worked on this project earlier this month, back when Jon was trying to finish up on our kitchen. The day I chose to create the wood pallet … [Read more...]

PureBond “Power Tools for Pink” Charity Fundraiser

Over the past few weeks, Jon has been creating a one-of-a-kind table for the PureBond Hardwood Plywood "Power Tools for Pink" charity fundraiser! The entire table was made out of one sheet of Maple PureBond Hardwood Plywood and it can be yours for the starting bid of just $50! All proceeds go to The Breast Cancer Research and Foundation and best of all... you don't have to pay for the shipping! We will ship it to you any where in the continental United States! … [Read more...]

{Tutorial} Craft Room Cabinet

Today, I'm sharing the craft room cabinet that I built for Katie's craft room last winter. Yes, I just typed last winter. Since building her craft room she has quickly outgrown the space, so in an effort to help give her more storage I made her a cabinet using one sheet of PureBond® Hardwood Plywood! We love using PureBond® in our home. It's environmentally friendly and promotes healthy indoor air quality. You might remember that we used PureBond® for our Trumeau mirror last year. This post is … [Read more...]

DIY Wedding Monogram Sign

Two  month's ago we attended the wedding of our good friend from high school. The day of his wedding we decided to make them a DIY Wedding Monogram Sign. I know, we are crazy like that. Nothing like last minute. We also happened to film not 1 but 2 videos that morning for our new Auto DIY series.  By using all materials we had laying around the house we created this sign for free (minus the hours of time we spent on this). Tons of our favorite products lumped into one … [Read more...]

{Video} How to Build A Bean Bag Toss

It's hard to believe that the year is already half over. In just a few days we will celebrate our countries Independence and the barbecue's and picnics will be in full force. With that being said it's always good to have games readily available for everyone to play! A few years ago we shared a step-by-step photo tutorial on how to build a bean bag toss. Today, we've partnered with Homes.com and created a video to show just how easy it is to build your own bean bag toss at home. Watch our video … [Read more...]

{Video} How-to Install Crown Moulding

This is a sponsored post for Homes.com. As always all opinions are our own.  A few weeks ago we shared how-to install crown moulding over on the Homes.com blog! Installing crown moulding is much easier than one may think. It's all able angles and cutting with a chop saw! Earlier this year, our good friends asked us to install crown moulding for their baby's room. We of course did not hesitate to say, "yes". When we brainstormed with Homes.com it only made sense to share with our readers and … [Read more...]

How to Build a Timber Garden Border + Vegetable Garden Tips

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. We love to garden! Some wonder how we find the time since we are so busy. With a few tips and tricks gardening can be done with little-to-no work! Promise! I think the ultimate thing you need to do is figure out what inspires you in the garden. Gardening does not have to be complicated if you have fun garden projects! Another thing to keep in mind is the dreaded word "weeds". If … [Read more...]