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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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 […]

Garden-themed reclaimed wood walkway

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Garden-themed reclaimed wood walkway Recently with some really epic summer-like weather in our favor, I’ve been working in the garden and the outside of the house. Since I removed all my flowerbeds out of the backyard, that area is so easy to keep up! But my front yard is quite another thing… Most of the […]

Wild Flower Seeds grain sack pillow

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Well my friends… it’s been awhile since I got creative. However, thanks to an inspiring tea towel design I spotted, that instigated a new Wild Flower Seeds grain sack pillow which ended up sending me into a full-room spring makeover! Yes! YES!!! It’s about time something sprung me into action. Thank-you little Ikea hack! My […]

Ski-themed winter decorating tour

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Ski-themed winter decorating tour A month ago, I decorated for winter.  A MONTH! In other words, I didn’t take pictures. I guess I told myself the winter decorating I put up was too simple to share…  then before I added more, the house got dirty again and the month swept by. Since the sun was […]

Shipping crate cutting board tray

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Today’s project is a fun one… it’s what I call a shipping crate cutting board tray, and it’s become one of my favorite things! I was inspired by Becky at Beyond the Picket Fence’s festive cutting board tray she made HERE, and I’ll share where I used it in a second… but first up…  While […]

Christmas junk kitchen and living room home tour

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Twas 2 days before Christmas, And my kitchen Christmas decorating was not done! So I scrambled one evening ’till midnight… So I could take pics the next day in the sun! There is nothing like a Christmas day deadline to get it ALLLLL done, right?! So welcome to my Christmas junk kitchen and living room […]

Stenciled scrap wood Christmas and winter trees

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I thought Christmas was on Saturday. Glancing at the calendar today, it’s Wednesday! How did I get that wrong?! Maybe it’s a good thing after all, because I was just in the workshop cutting these cute little stenciled scrap wood Christmas and winter trees, totally oblivious to the shortened deadline! Glad I did it now […]

Stacked vintage crates Christmas mantel

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Christmas vintage crates fireplace mantel

This year’s stacked vintage crates Christmas mantel transpired by… fluke. Do you remember my fall mantel with stacked vintage crates HERE? When Christmas approached, I honestly didn’t want to take it all down. I loved the warmth from the old crates! So before I gutted the fall mantel to start all over, I started adding […]