Totally (Seriously) Finished Fireplace (I Promise)

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. If you recall, in the last 9 months, we have completely redone our fireplace area, changing things up about 4 times now. We built a faux mantle and covered up the detailed trim above. Then, we added peel and stickContinue reading “Totally (Seriously) Finished Fireplace (I Promise)”

DIY Rustic Towel Ring + Toilet Paper Holder

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. While our current house was being built (about 2.5 years ago), the five of us lived in a 1000 square foot apartment for 7 months. It was an adventure, that’s for sure! It gave us a few months to thinkContinue reading “DIY Rustic Towel Ring + Toilet Paper Holder”

Backyard Shed DIY- Finale!

Part 5 of 5- here with our grand DIY shed finale! This blog will encompass several things, like building the doors, installing the windows, adding trim, installing the vents, painting, and more. Be sure to check out the other four shed blogs, if you haven’t already. Window: Stephen had purchased a small, working window fromContinue reading “Backyard Shed DIY- Finale!”

Backyard Shed DIY – Part 4! (Walls)

Moving on from parts one and two and three… next were doing the walls for our DIY backyard shed! Stephen purchased sheets of panel siding for sheds. They come in 4 ft x 8 ft sheets, so he did the math to figure out how much he needed. He accounted for the angled roof andContinue reading “Backyard Shed DIY – Part 4! (Walls)”

Backyard Shed DIY – Part 3! (Roofing)

Onto part 3 of our backyard shed creation- roofing! Make sure you’ve checked out parts one and two before you continue! Roofing isn’t the most exciting thing to blog about, but there are a lot of details that go into adding shingles that Stephen learned along the way. He had never done anything with shinglesContinue reading “Backyard Shed DIY – Part 3! (Roofing)”

Backyard Shed DIY – Part 2 (Framing)

This is part 2 of the DIY backyard shed blog… because holy cow, there were a lot of moving parts! If you missed the first blog on the foundation, click here and check it out. Once the foundation was complete (and very sturdy, I might add), Stephen moved onto the actual framing. His plan forContinue reading “Backyard Shed DIY – Part 2 (Framing)”

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 (& Cheap) Coat Hook!

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. I went to Home Depot the other day to look for a way to hang things in my daughter’s closet. She has extra bags, hats, and a robe that always end up strewn across the floor of her closet. IContinue reading “Easy (& Cheap) Coat Hook!”

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

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. 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 areContinue reading “DIY Decorative Lantern”