How to Fill Knots on Wood

Today I want to share with my new adventure and show you how to fill knots on wood. You see, I have knotty alder cabinetry throughout my entire house. Our house was built in 2001 and well…need I say more?

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DIY Custom Wall Sconce

This week I built this little DIY wall sconce and I am dying to show how easy this is to make! Not to mention cheap! I made two wall mounts for about $5 in lumber. So, if you have the tools (or know someone who does!) then you are set.

And don’t you love that cage light and bulb??? Keep scrolling for links to buy those beauties!!

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Tools for Beginners: My Top 5 Favorite

I am excited to share with you my 5 favorite tools for beginners!  If you have ever thought to yourself “I’m no good with tools” or “I wish I was better at DIY”….I am telling you, I was the exact same way. You see, I am married to the best guy in the world, BUT… he is NOT a handyman. Bummer, I guess he is “almost” perfect 🙂 My motivation to try out woodworking came from wanting things my hubby couldn’t DIY and I couldn’t afford to buy. 

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Favorite Projects Using Only 2x4s

A couple of months ago I joined a group of amazing bloggers in a building challenge of 2×4 projects. As the 2×4 lover that I am, I jumped at the chance to create something beautiful and functional. I was also very excited to see what my friends would build. Let me tell you, they did not disappoint! So, today I rounded up a few of my favorite wood projects you can build using only 2x4s. Eight, to be exact!. Click on each photo to access the tutorials. These are all budget-friendly, beginner projects. Enjoy!!

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Easy DIY Wood Serving Tray

Here I am ready to share another this fun DIY wood serving tray project. This one is super easy and cheap! What a way to add a farmhouse touch! I was able to put this together in about 20 minutes out of wood scraps! The finish took a little longer because ya know, paint needs to dry between coats. Otherwise I would have finished this in record time! This is a perfect little gift for anyone! Isn’t it cute?

DIY Farmhouse Style Wood Serving Tray



Let me show how I made it!

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