30 minute chippy wood kitchen island revamp

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Not sure if I’ve ever shared this story on the blog before, however, the cupboard part of my kitchen island was a ‘mistake’. Kitchen tour HERE When the kitchen was renovated, I ordered up a ‘distressed black cabinet’ that looked nothing like the rest of the wood cabinets. My goal had been for it to […]

Rustic wood Christmas candles with a snowflake shelf

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I really love the look of candles. I love how they flicker and make everything soooo cozy. However, I rarely burn them these days. I guess the resistance stems back from when my son was young. A flickering flame was just a dangerous thing back then. And now with jumping cats, I’m still leery. Probably […]

Rusty junk wooden snowmen with rotating scarves

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Someone asked me in comments if I could make some reclaimed wood snowmen. YES! Yes, I’ve been meaning to do this forever! Give me a challenge with reclaimed wood and I am SO in. So I quickly jotted it down in my make-this list yesterday, fully planning on doing this today. As you can already […]

How I built a rustic reclaimed wood garden fence – part 4

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  There is nothing quite like an unplanned project. Because no planning appears to work best in these parts! So thanks to my lack of due diligence, I’m taking you waaaay back to the garden shed and fence project that was started last summer. As a refresher… Here’s Part 1 where we first cleaned up. Welcome back […]

Pallet wood You Cut Tree Farm Christmas sign

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Slow as molasses is about the best description I can come up with in regards to my Christmas decorating. I got started on my mantel, however with a major monsoon going on outside (that’s my shopping centre for all things green), the branches would have to wait. The delay proved to be good I suppose. The […]

How to make a reclaimed wood Antiques hall tree mirror

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There is nothing like cleaning out stuff you don’t need. Because it makes room for stuff you do! And thanks to my most recent purging efforts, I finally had the space to outfit this reclaimed wood Antiques hall tree mirror for the bedroom! Remember my empty corners post? I’ve always felt this bedroom corner needed a tall […]

Salvaged junk clock with Farmhouse sign

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Have you noticed the reclaimed wood clock craze yet? I’ve been watching over it for awhile now, and knew I wanted to make one. Somehow. Someday. But.. it didn’t happen. Until a book landed on my lap. Liz Fourez is a blogging buddy of mine, and if you have never visited her blog, Love Grows Wild, […]

Interchangeable rustic farmhouse kitchen signs

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It’s no secret that I am an old sign fanatic. I just find the look enticing, and totally fits in with any season. But that can be a bad thing too… One place I really love to do something special with is behind my kitchen stove. This Bakery sign stood the test of time for an entire […]