Adding French Doors to an Open Space

Another thing we did in our old house’s office was close in a wall and add French doors. The original spot that divided our office and dining room was really just a big opening, and we wanted the two rooms to have more of a separation from each other. Stephen and our neighbor, Billy, measuredContinue reading “Adding French Doors to an Open Space”

Adding Closets to a Blank Wall

Back in 2010, in our old house, we took our box-shaped office and completely re-did it. We added walls, french doors, closets, and built-in shelves! Stephen and our old neighbor, Billy (who is a fantastic wood-worker) did the reno over a few weekends. I wanted to break down some of the things we did intoContinue reading “Adding Closets to a Blank Wall”

Painted Bookshelves

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. Since we did our office re-do, I had to figure out what to do with two dark brown wooden bookshelves that just didn’t fit in the office anymore. These bookshelves were originally part of our entertainment center, back before TVsContinue reading “Painted Bookshelves”

DIY Decorative Tray

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. I recently made a 14″ x 21″ table tray for a friend. She wanted something to go on her rustic/farmhouse table for decoration, and she liked the tray I had previously made. It was super easy, so I wanted toContinue reading “DIY Decorative Tray”

The Verdict is In… (on the Paint/Stain Debate)

What debate? Ok, maybe the one I have in my head. 😉 I had posted earlier about end tables that Stephen made and put on FB Marketplace to sell. We had, at first, stained both end tables brown, and they sat and sat… I then painted the base of the table white, leaving the topContinue reading “The Verdict is In… (on the Paint/Stain Debate)”

DIY Sharpie Herringbone Pattern

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. Remember when I added the green shiplap in my office? I did a lot of thinking (and looking!) about what to do for the top part of the wall. I wanted to do some kind of pattern, but I didn’tContinue reading “DIY Sharpie Herringbone Pattern”