Cube Shelf Makeover!

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. I love utilizing cube shelves in my house. I usually get them from Target for about $30-45 each. They’re an inexpensive way to organize really anything! The only thing about them is that they are pretty basic looking. Normally, IContinue reading “Cube Shelf Makeover!”

DIY Fruit Fly Trap

We recently got some freshly-picked fruit (versus grocery store fruit), which was DELICIOUS!!!!… but we have had fruit flies ever since! I have used this simple trick to trap fruit flies, and I wanted to share. All you need is a container (it could be a bowl, a jar, tupperware, etc.), apple cider vinegar, andContinue reading “DIY Fruit Fly Trap”

Front Porch Twin-Sized Bed Swing!

My new favorite project!!!! Our friend contacted us about making her a wooden porch bed swing. She had seen them all over Facebook Marketplace but wanted us to do it. Stephen actually bought plans online to show him how to make a really sturdy frame from He used a variety of 2x4s, 2x3s, 1x3s,Continue reading “Front Porch Twin-Sized Bed Swing!”

Painting an Interior Door (and its Trim!)

I have fallen in love with the color Oyster Bay by Sherwin Williams. I used it in our bedroom, along with the lighter shades of it in our bathroom and guest room. I had an almost-full gallon of it left, and thought… it would look realllllly good on our mudroom entry door. So I decidedContinue reading “Painting an Interior Door (and its Trim!)”

Easy Chair Seat Covers!

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. About 3 years ago, I reupholstered our kitchen chair seats. I was proud of myself, because I had never done this all by myself… I picked the fabric out, got a new staple gun, and did it! It made allContinue reading “Easy Chair Seat Covers!”

Jack Pine 692 (Benjamin Moore)

I am always wanting good paint recommendations, and I wanted to share my most favorite paint color (at the moment!). I have used this Jack Pine 692 paint color on several projects lately, and it is a great green color. It’s a forest green with a hint of blue in it… it doesn’t lean towardsContinue reading “Jack Pine 692 (Benjamin Moore)”

White Washing a Fireplace… by Accident!

If you have a true, solid brick fireplace and are looking to update it, check out what we just did. My sister is trying to update one of her rental properties, and it has an original 1950s red brick fireplace in the living room. It was so dark for the small room that we decidedContinue reading “White Washing a Fireplace… by Accident!”

35 Easy Scrap Wood Projects

We have an ever-growing stack of excess wood in our workshop. Every time I see it, my mind starts racing… what do we need around the house?? An extra shelf? Something decorative? I always head over to my faithful Pinterest app to look for scrap wood ideas, and have tried out a few projects thatContinue reading “35 Easy Scrap Wood Projects”

How to Paint Veneer Furniture

My husband and I purchased our master bedroom furniture from Rooms 2 Go several years back. We always loved that you could get a whole room’s worth of new furniture and be able to pay it off, interest free, over several years. 💯 Our furniture has held up really well… but after ~ 10 years,Continue reading “How to Paint Veneer Furniture”

Super Cheap Tabletop Decoration…

I was perusing the aisles at my local Home Depot the other day, and came across the tile section. I noticed how cute some of their porcelain tiles are, and realized that you can buy just one of them at a time for super cheap! My brain started thinking… how could I use these? IContinue reading “Super Cheap Tabletop Decoration…”