DIY Couch Armrest Tray (A Scrap Wood Project)

I have been wanting to do this scrap wood project for a long time, and I am finally getting to it! We have a large sectional couch in our tv room. One end has a little table by it, but the other side doesn’t. I wanted to make a little armrest tray to set drinksContinue reading “DIY Couch Armrest Tray (A Scrap Wood Project)”

8 Fun (& Easy) Science Experiments

I have always loved doing fun science experiments with my kids… they were nothing too complicated or extravagant, but my kids always enjoyed them! Here are some that we did- hopefully you can try some of these in your home, too! Baking Soda & Vinegar Volcano-I would pour vinegar in small containers, and add spoonfulsContinue reading “8 Fun (& Easy) Science Experiments”

15 Easy Christmas Craft Ideas

Christmas in July!! 😉 Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday season. I eat it ALL up- the music, the decorations, the shopping, the gifts, and more! Over the years, I have made a lot of fun Christmas crafts, foods, and decorations, and I thought I would share them with you! Food: Decorations: Games/Crafts:

28 Easy DIY Cricut Project Ideas

I have a Cricut machine that I use for fun, and often times therapy. There’s something about sitting with myself, listening to music or podcasts, and creating something fun! There are so many .svg files out there that you can get- I get a lot of mine from Etsy, and there are a lot ofContinue reading “28 Easy DIY Cricut Project Ideas”

Easy DIY Stool (Scrap Wood Project)

My mom had wanted a simple stool for her house, and Stephen made it happen! This was a super easy plan made out of scrap wood! Stephen used 2×6 and 2×4 pieces of wood for this project. He cut one piece of 2×6 to be the length of the stool (in this case, it wasContinue reading “Easy DIY Stool (Scrap Wood Project)”

A Simple Kitchen Upgrade (For Less than $40!)

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. If you are wanting to upgrade your kitchen without spending much time, money, or effort, here is an idea… update your cabinet/drawer knobs! I just recently did this, and I absolutely love the subtle difference the new knobs made. IContinue reading “A Simple Kitchen Upgrade (For Less than $40!)”

DIY Antique Dresser Makeover

My talented friend Rose (remember her?) has done it again! She got a beautiful antique dresser/nightstand with drawers from her grandparents. It was in great shape, but she wanted to update it, without changing it too much! Rose used some paint that was recommended to her for when she painted her pantry door. It’s alkalineContinue reading “DIY Antique Dresser Makeover”

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”