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 […]

Tic Tac Toe tray game and coasters

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Tic Tac Toe tray game and coasters With Valentine’s Day approaching, I mused… what could I make in my rustic style? I’ve managed to make a few rustic takes, such as THESE small rustic Valentine’s Day hearts and this reclaimed wood heart… But this round, instead of just a project of my own, I decided […]

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… […]

Third generation reclaimed wood coffee tray

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Third generation reclaimed wood coffee tray I think it’s pretty safe to say, I am a true blue repurpose-aholic. I just took a quick look around my home, attempting to spot something brand new. The only thing I could pinpoint were the kitchen cupboards, fireplace, kitchen island, and stairway rails. But even with those, they were […]