DIY Memo Notepad from Scrap Wood

Whether you’re writing your weekly grocery list or leaving a quick note as you rush out the door, this DIY Memo Notepad is a fun conversation piece that is functional in any room. It makes a great gift for the list maker in your life and it’s a good beginner project- super easy to make with scrap wood! Do you dare to try?

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DIY Modern Fireplace Plywood Surround

A fireplace plywood surround is an inexpensive way to give a plain wall around a fireplace a little character, especially if you don’t have a mantel. These planks are made from ripped plywood and stained in a variety of colors. Keep reading and I promise you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to create this look!

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DIY Towel Rack with Homemade Peel and Stick Planks

If you are looking to display your towels with a unique touch, consider a DIY towel rack treatment with homemade peel and stick wood planks. The modern farmhouse look adds a neutral, yet updated feel to any space. This 90’s master bath has been getting a budget-friendly update for the past year. The peel and stick planks were an after thought! Scroll to learn how to incorporate this look in your own space.

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9 Stunning Exterior Lighting Ideas You’ll Want to Copy

Lately, I’m loving the look of outdoor string lights as a way to create an inviting and cozy outdoor space! If you share my love for this look and are searching for exterior lighting ideas,  you’ll want to check out the options I have for you. Whether you are decorating for a wedding, a birthday party, or just need extra lighting outside,  one of these “brilliant” choices  is sure to hit the mark.

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DIY Cutting Board from Scrap Wood

Cutting boards are not only useful, but also look really cute around the kitchen, hanging on a wall, or just leaning on the counter as functional decor. This DIY scrap wood cutting board is a fun, simple variation of the average cutting board and makes a great gift. Get creative shaping the handle and you’ll have a unique design for you or someone else to enjoy!

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6 Home Safety Hazards to be aware of while DIY-ing

If you’re looking to avoid hazards at home and get the most out of your DIY or renovation project, I commend you for your commitment to safety. For most people, DIY projects can seem daunting, but with care and practice your projects can be as good as those done by a professional. Whether you’re painting your bathroom  or building a new kitchen table, keeping these simple tips in mind may maximize your efficiency and cut back on safety risks.

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From Knotty Alder to Light Grey Kitchen Cabinets

Migrating from knotty alder to grey kitchen cabinets is a budget-friendly way to give an outdated kitchen a modern look. Whether you do it yourself or hire it out, it is a job that requires a bit of research, motivation, and attention to detail. It took me three years to pull the trigger on this 90’s -very- knotty kitchen. But now that it’s done, I am thrilled with the results and glad I took the time to think it through. 

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