DIY barn quilt pattern serving tray – easy with a stencil!

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DIY barn quilt pattern wooden serving tray with stencils

Learn how to make an easy stenciled barn quilt pattern on a rustic serving tray made from reclaimed wood, offering a perfect farmhouse or vintage tile look! I personally love decorating with timeless patterns. And one that’s been on my mind a lot lately is a barn quilt star pattern. Also known as a Missouri quilt star design or lone […]

DIY fall wooden tray for serving nuts

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Learn how to create a charming acorns-themed DIY fall wooden tray for serving nuts! Makes a perfect fall centerpiece that’s handy too! Anyone else love eating nuts as much as I do? I personally adore eating nuts year around. In fact, I always carry a bag of mixed nuts in my bike baskets when trail […]

Wood outdoor tray with garden label handles

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Wood outdoor tray with garden label handles As I glanced around my very white (winter looking) living room, I felt a pull for spring decorating. Something… fresh! Green! Like I actually had live plants in the room even though I don’t. It was time to think spring! And that’s when my eyes glanced towards my […]

Play Tic Tac Toe on this DIY game serving tray and coasters!

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Learn how to make a classic game of Tic Tac Toe into a tray and coasters for Valentine’s Day or everyday with a handy stencil! With Valentine’s Day approaching, I mused… what could I make in my rustic style? I’ve managed to make a few rustic Valentine’s Day projects, such as THESE small rustic Valentine’s […]

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 […]

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. […]

Stencil oversized Buffalo Check – large on a wooden TV tray

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Thanks to my new bigger and beefier sofas (post HERE) of late, I”ve been finding a need to slightly adjust the furniture around them. The sofas resemble a bigger and higher bed… remember when those first came into play? Everything around them instantly turned into what resembled Barbie doll furniture in size comparison. I ended […]

Houndstooth TV tray

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Houndstooth TV tray I had a plain boring TV tray on hand and adding a stencil pattern on the top was calling my name… Well, hello there TV tray I’ve had in my stash since… actually, not that long! I decided to go on a little thrift store shopping spree awhile back, challenging myself to […]

How to stencil a table runner

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How to stencil a table runner When I was designing the stencil Buffalo Check, I had these wild visions dance in my head… of a painted table runner. Overall patterns are of course cool! But just a small run of this stencil could also be enough on the right project… Like the top of a dresser… […]