Backyard Shed DIY – Part 1 (Foundation)

Stephen’s latest DIY adventure has been building a backyard shed. He has been working on this for about a month and a half, in between work and kids’ sporting events. It’s now DONE, minus the painting (guess whose job that is??). This was a big job, and I wanted to share it with you all…Continue reading “Backyard Shed DIY – Part 1 (Foundation)”

Easy Shiplap Tutorial

Shiplap is a look that is definitely “in” right now… and I have always loved the look of it. I wanted to shiplap the wall behind our fireplace and have done a lot of research for a while now on the best way to do it. I felt like it either looked too complicated (measuring!Continue reading “Easy Shiplap Tutorial”

DIY Decorative Lantern

I made another fun thing out of scrap wood… a decorative lantern! It was SUPER easy and quick… and I didn’t even need to use screws! Let me tell you how. Wood material:-1×6 wood cut into 4 pieces that are 1″ wide, 1″ deep, and 14″ long (side supports)-1×6 wood cut into a square (5-3/4″Continue reading “DIY Decorative Lantern”

DIY Window Mullions

Guys. I think I have just done my favorite DIY to date. Do you know what window mullions are? I had no clue that was the “proper” name until I was googling something like “window grid” or “window pane lines” or something like that. I’m telling you, I love google. 😉 Do you remember whenContinue reading “DIY Window Mullions”

Under the Sink “H” Shelf

Here is my second “all by myself” project! I saw this project online and thought this would be a good one for me to attempt. Not only does building something make me feel accomplished, but I figure that the more I try, use tools, experiment, etc., the better I will get… so I’m trying toContinue reading “Under the Sink “H” Shelf”

Easy charging station- No tools required!

We have three kids, which means we have several different electronics in our household. For months now, I’ve been trying to get organized with a “charging station” where the kids would put their stuff each night. I have been trying to find plans to build one, but haven’t really had any luck. We have hadContinue reading “Easy charging station- No tools required!”

These are a few of my favorite…

STAINS! Did I have you singing that song? Now I have it stuck in my head. 😉 Anyway! I wanted to document some of my favorite stains that I have used. I’m sure this blog will be repeated and/or updated as I try out new and different colors, but these are the ones I’m usingContinue reading “These are a few of my favorite…”