Removable board and batten wall for a cabin-cozy look!

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removable mdf board and batten wall in livingroom

Removable board and batten wall treatment for a cabin cozy living room Right when everyone is busy gearing up for Christmas decorating, there’s me staring down my living room walls. I wasn’t really excited to decorate for Christmas until I did something extra special in the living room to add more character… But this isn’t […]

Building a barn door for a rustic shed

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shed barn door rusty junk hardware

Part 4 – Building a barn door for a rustic shed As most of you already know, I’ve been busy attempting to save my rustic garden shed this summer. From tearing down, to reframing, weatherproofing then finally siding, it’s been an ongoing project that sometimes feels it will ‘never get done…’ But today changes all […]

Installing reclaimed wood shed siding

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shed - adding reclaimed wood siding and shingles

Installing reclaimed wood shed siding & shingled gable Whoop! I finally have yet another installment of the rustic garden shed redo in the Save the Shed series! And today, it’s all about weatherproofing, then installing reclaimed wood shed siding & a shingled gable! This project is taking way longer than I thought it would. But […]

Framing a shed with door making tips

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framing the shed door

Framing a shed with door making tips The little rustic garden shed is looking VERY different these days! Not long ago, the back was completely busted out and the front frame let goat the base. It was a complete Willy Wonka styled mess and I thought it couldn’t be saved. But I was reluctant to […]

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 […]

Reversible DIY reclaimed wood Flower and Apple Farm crate with video

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DIY rustic Apple Farm crate for fall, made with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils-001

Reversible DIY reclaimed wood Flower and Apple Farm crate with video Every morning, I enjoy my first cup of brew on my outdoor patio overlooking the mountain view. There’s just something about nature that pulls me outdoors, no matter what the weather. Unfortunately, our BC skies have been filled with forest fire smoke lately, creating […]

An easy way to take apart pallets or fences without fancy tools

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Guys, if I’ve ever needed to move to a bigger place to store this motherload of a wood haul, that would be yesterday. Welcome to my front driveway!  And if the neighbours don’t fire me NOW… I’d gift them with some old wood. 🙂 Don’t mind the kiddie pool… it’s there for a splash of colour for […]

Wood storage cart under a farm table workbench

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The big pie in the sky plan this weekend was attempting to get to some garage sales on Saturday and the flea market on Sunday to start shopping for The Olde Farmhouse event. But with my son not feeling up to par, I knew it was a stay at home kinda weekend. One more setback sealed that deal… The […]