DIY End Table/Night Stand

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. Going back to my daughter’s “farmhouse” room, another thing she wanted was a brown wooden night stand. Stephen found some free plans on the Rogue Engineer site for an end table, and he was able to modify it to theContinue reading “DIY End Table/Night Stand”

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”

How to Add Storage Shelves to an Unfinished Attic

Stephen helped my mom out this weekend in her attic. The attic space is a good size, but the available space to add flooring for storage is minimal. This is mostly due to there not being ample flat 2X4s to screw the flooring into. (There are a lot of angled, diagonal pieces of wood). MyContinue reading “How to Add Storage Shelves to an Unfinished Attic”

15 Bookshelf Decor on the Cheap!

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. (Prices are as of 3/23/23) Decorating a bookshelf is SO hard to me! It’s hard to decide on a “theme”, it’s hard to know what sized items to get, etc. Remember my bookshelf challenge? I found some really cute shelfContinue reading “15 Bookshelf Decor on the Cheap!”

Changing Out a Circuit Breaker- DIY

The circuit breaker that controls our upstairs AC unit kept tripping this summer. It’s not a great feeling to come home and your bedroom is 90 degrees! After the 5th time of it tripping over a month’s time period, Stephen decided to get it replaced. He got a couple of electrician quotes, which were inContinue reading “Changing Out a Circuit Breaker- DIY”

DIY Workshop Table

Stephen has created a really cool workshop, but lately he’s realized how helpful it would be to have a taller work space (to put items on for sanding, caulking, doing anything while standing so he isn’t constantly on his knees). He whipped together some plans and created his own (ginormous) (taller) work table! The conceptContinue reading “DIY Workshop Table”

How to Cover & Prevent Mildew with Primer

Our mountain house is constantly humid. It’s in the woods, surrounded by trees, so there’s not a lot of sun that hits the actual house. Inside, that translates to an overall damp feeling. One thing we have noticed is that there are small mildew spots along the white trim/doors in the downstairs. When I gotContinue reading “How to Cover & Prevent Mildew with Primer”

Benjamin Moore Stratton Blue HC-142

Our family owns a very old mountain cabin in the Carolina mountains. We have been thinking about doing some fun project ideas that I’m sure you will see here in the future… but in the meantime, I made a little change and painted the door to the bathroom. The color I chose was Stratton BlueContinue reading “Benjamin Moore Stratton Blue HC-142”