DIY Decorative Mirror (from frameless panes)

I had saved six rectangular mirror panes from some old shelves we had… I figured one day I might try to do something with them! They measured about 12″ x 24″ and were frameless. I had an idea in my head that I wanted to try. I totally whipped this plan up on my own,Continue reading “DIY Decorative Mirror (from frameless panes)”

Fixing a Partially Collapsed Fence

My mom noticed that one small (~5 foot) section of her fence had started to collapse, and my brother had an easy solution for the problem! Luckily, the boards were all still connected, but the section as a whole was falling down. Turns out the posts that hold the fence in place was rotted through.Continue reading “Fixing a Partially Collapsed Fence”

DIY Water Bead Stress Balls

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. A super fun and easy activity to do with the kids is making water bead stress balls! If you’re not familiar with water beads, they are little beads that grow when they sit in water. You can use the littleContinue reading “DIY Water Bead Stress Balls”

How To: Canvas Painting Birthday Party

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. A few years ago, we had the best party for my daughter. We were in the midst of getting ready to move, so I wanted a birthday my daughter would remember with all of her friends, while also not addingContinue reading “How To: Canvas Painting Birthday Party”

9 Cute Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

I have been lucky enough to serve as room mom for my kids when they were in Pre-K-2nd grades. Here are some cute teacher appreciation gift ideas that I have done before (thank you, Pinterest!) and I wanted to share them with you! Tip: You can google the phrase you want to use and thereContinue reading “9 Cute Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas”

DIY Laptop Stand for Desk (Scrap Wood Project)

My daughter had asked me if I could make her a laptop stand for her desk. I found some easy plans online and had her help me with it! Go check out these plans from Anika’s DIY life for more details. I promise- this was the easiest thing to build! Plus, I used nothing butContinue reading “DIY Laptop Stand for Desk (Scrap Wood Project)”

28 Book Character Pumpkin Ideas

This is a little out of this blog’s realm, but I was looking through old pictures and found a bunch on a time when my child’s class made book character pumpkins! I remember the stress I felt with googling ideas, and I thought I would show some examples that the kids (ahem… parents) made, toContinue reading “28 Book Character Pumpkin Ideas”