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”

9 Cute Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

I have been lucky enough to serve as room mom for my kids when they were in Pre-K-2nd grades. Here are some cute teacher appreciation gift ideas that I have done before (thank you, Pinterest!) and I wanted to share them with you! Tip: You can google the phrase you want to use and thereContinue reading “9 Cute Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas”

DIY Laptop Stand for Desk (Scrap Wood Project)

My daughter had asked me if I could make her a laptop stand for her desk. I found some easy plans online and had her help me with it! Go check out these plans from Anika’s DIY life for more details. I promise- this was the easiest thing to build! Plus, I used nothing butContinue reading “DIY Laptop Stand for Desk (Scrap Wood Project)”

28 Book Character Pumpkin Ideas

This is a little out of this blog’s realm, but I was looking through old pictures and found a bunch on a time when my child’s class made book character pumpkins! I remember the stress I felt with googling ideas, and I thought I would show some examples that the kids (ahem… parents) made, toContinue reading “28 Book Character Pumpkin Ideas”

DIY Bathtub Tray

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. We got a new stand-alone bathtub when we renovated our master bath, and I love how it looks. I had seen those cute bathtub trays online, and I figured I could put one together to add some decoration! I wasContinue reading “DIY Bathtub Tray”

DIY Farmhouse Console Table

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. We have a guest room that my husband also uses as his office. Since we don’t have guests all that often, it gives him more space in which to work (and the ability to shut the door for conference callsContinue reading “DIY Farmhouse Console Table”

Under the Sink Organization with an “H” Shelf

Here is my second “all by myself” project! I saw this project online and thought this would be a good one for me to attempt. Not only does building something make me feel accomplished, but I figure that the more I try, use tools, experiment, etc., the better I will get… so I’m trying toContinue reading “Under the Sink Organization with an “H” Shelf”

Cheap Ways to Update a Front Door

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. Going back to the rental house we had for 10 years… we knew we would need to update the house before listing it a few years ago, but we also didn’t want to spend a ton of money to doContinue reading “Cheap Ways to Update a Front Door”