How to build an easy rustic wood garden shed gate

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Today we are revisiting one of my garden sheds that hasn’t yet been completed… but leave it to me to go ahead and add a rustic wood garden shed gate I didn’t even realize I was going to make! Well, I’ve always known I wanted a garden shed gate in this area of the backyard, […]

How to build a rustic screen door from scratch

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diy screen door build

How to build a rustic screen door from scratch Adding ‘professional builder’ to my long list of to-dos was really never in my sights. For the past 10 years, I’ve gotten along with my somewhat primitive (rustic) building techniques teaming up reclaimed wood and screws. Easy! Done! Imperfectly perfect! But then there comes a time […]

Repainting a front door blackish-brown

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With some nice weather this past weekend, I decided to get out the paint brush, and ended up repainting the front door blackish-brown! I’ve always felt painting a front door is one of the easiest, quickest and most price efficient way to enhance a home’s curb appeal. I love changing the tone as desired and […]

The rustic garden shed during fall

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rustic garden shed during fall

The rustic garden shed during fall There’s always this magical moment when the leaves are falling like rain while still wearing most of them. The grapevine starts to change colour from the truck first, with the leaves morphing from their crisp green to vivid tones of orange, lime and yellow. That’s prime time to dash […]

A pallet wood sofa that’s also a lounger!

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patio with pallet lounger

I’m blaming this pallet wood sofa that’s also a lounger project on my friend Cindy. Or I should say, thanking her! I spotted Cindy’s gorgeous summer patio decked out with cozy loungers on her Instagram stories, which looked so comfy! So I started pricing some loungers out. The ones I wanted were SO expensive… ugh. […]

Rustic shed with garden shutters and bike

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Rustic shed with garden shutters and bike If a girl leaves for a month during summer, what happens to her grapevine-covered rustic garden shed? Are you even ready for this?! Don’t say I didn’t warn you. It disappears! I swear, this grapevine-gone-crazy happened in the blink of an eye. One day I was packing my […]

Reclaimed wood tool fence with Farm Supply sign

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  Reclaimed wood tool fence with Farm Supply sign – Part 5 See how I built the fence HERE Visit the entire series HERE Some projects can take an afternoon to tackle and complete. While others seemingly take years. But I finally have a super cool update on a long awaited reclaimed wood tool fence […]

Stenciled Buffalo Check front door mat

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Buffalo Checked front door mat

A cute front door mat has been something I’ve desired for a LONG TIME! I generally pick up those great big industrial black mats from big box stores. They do the trick, but I’ve longed for a little mat stylin’. So last time I visited Ikea, I grabbed a few plain Ikea Trampa door mats […]

How to recut flowerbed edges like a pro – part 2 with video

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How to professionally edge flowerbeds-004

How to recut flowerbed edges like a pro – part 2 with video Well hello there spring! It feels so good to be mowing that greener than green grass once again! And of course, play in the flowerbeds. Today I even painted house trim! I do love my sunshine. But one thing never fails… Come […]

A no-flowerbed update with a simpler summer shed – Part 5

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As you may already know, I’m currently planted on the beautiful island of Maui which I shared in THIS post. You can catch my spontaneous ramblings and filming on Insta Stories HERE While I’m enjoying a little downtime until I build some stories of the tropical variety, here’s a little update on my yard, based […]