Upcycled DIY stenciled penny tile TV tray

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DIY stenciled Penny Tile TV Tray

Upcycle an old TV tray from the thrift store by stenciling on a classic and beautiful penny tile design! With easy-to-use stencil kit of patterns and borders. I personally rate a good day shopping at the thrift store if I land a solid wood TV tray! TV trays are cheap to come by, are incredibly […]

Woodgrain grain sack stripe on a vintage wood stackable chair

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grain sack striped chair

Woodgrain grain sack stripe on a vintage wood stackable chair Remember back in school when it was assembly time? Row after row of wood stackable chairs were lined up so close they were touching each other. Ahhh… the sound of hundreds of those chairs clunking together and shuffling around on those wooden gym floors brings […]

How to build a wood DIY screen door from scratch

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diy screen door build

How to build a wood DIY 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 […]

DIY Buffalo Check checkers board

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DIY Buffalo Check checkers board . With so many spending so much time at home these days, I wanted to challenge myself to make something that could be a source of a little added happiness… So I thought… what about a board game of sorts? How fun! Nothing like a friendly little challenge to break […]

Stenciled Argyle TV tray

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Argyle stenciled TV tray

If you’ve been reading here for awhile, you’ll already know my (apparent) passion for TV trays… Oh yes. It is indeed a thing! I devour them every chance I get from local thrift stores and such, because they are SO easy to customize and SO handy to have for everything under the sun. I mostly […]

DIY stenciled IKEA wood crates for flowers, herbs and plants

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Learn how to make your own custom IKEA wood crates planter boxes for flowers, herbs or plants using garden stencils, stain and funky hardware details! Those who know me know my love for collecting reclaimed wood and vintage crates. For the most part, I generally have lots on hand to create with. However I also […]

Make this easy rustic staining tray organizer.

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Fusion stain and finishing oil tray plank

I have been staining up a storm lately! Between the super cool Ikea trestle sewing table… …and the rustic shelving both in the guest bedroom, I just about feel like I really know what I’m doing! Well, the really good news is, most of us learn by trial and error and I’m certainly no exception. […]

Rustic Ikea trestle desk or sewing table

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sewing desk with crates and antique soil sifters

Rustic Ikea trestle desk or sewing table I have an exciting new guest bedroom update today! For months, I knew this Ikea trestle desk turned sewing table would be a part of this guest bedroom. And it’s finally happened! This guest room how hosts a beautiful Ikea trestle desk with a decadent stained Restoration Hardware […]

Turn a new Ikea storage shelf into a rustic farmhouse beauty!

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Turn a new Ikea storage shelf into a rustic farmhouse beauty! It’s been quite the week in in regards to the guest bedroom project. But I made some exceptional headway in regards to an Ikea storage shelf idea I had… But let’s back up a couple of steps before I get to the newest room […]