Dated kitchen decor can make an entire home seem old and out of style. Luckily, there are plenty of DIY kitchen projects out there that can help you make a boring kitchen look high-end without spending a lot. I’ve rounded up 20 easy (and beautiful) DIY projects that will add personality to your kitchen and […]
Happy New Year all! 2017 feels optimistic and bright, with hope for a good year, full of health, happiness and gratefulness. We’ve got lots planned for the year, with a big push to get moved into our new house this coming summer. We also have a tiny house to finish up for a client, […]
Plate racks are the bomb. I’ve been a huge fan of them for many years. Wooden plate racks work perfect for books, For outdoor dishes on the deck or patio, I’m such a huge fan of wooden plate racks, I went full wall length in our cabin. Looks beautiful, less expensive than art work, and […]
DISCLOSURE: I have worked with Kreg Tool Company for many years and love their products. However, this post is NOT sponsored. Kreg Tool Company, the makers of the Kreg Jig, a tool that truly makes modern woodworking possible for just about anyone, recently debuted a new tool – the Cabinet Hardware Jig. The Kreg Cabinet […]
Wood crates are so versatile, beautiful and useful! You may have the scrap wood lying around already to build your own in minutes for free. And let’s not forget if you build your own wood crates, you can make them any size you wish! So I thought I’d put together my Ultimate Guide to […]
On our latest tiny house build, the homeowner had a very specific request. She needed a daybed to fit a 14″ tall sewing machine underneath, with two big open compartments. Sounds easy enough, right? Well, here’s the problem. Standard seating height is 18″. Subtract 4″ for a twin size mattress and you’ve got 14″. And […]
What would your kiddos use this pretend play toy street vendor cart as? My daughter said she’d sell Gourmet Cheeses … didn’t see that one coming! I was more thinking cupcakes (adorable cupcake stand plans here), lemonade, mudpies, wildflowers, or snow cones. Whatever your child dreams up, this little pretend play toy street vendor […]
Happy Friday building friends!!! Fridays in the weeks before the Holidays are the best … because I get to work with Jaime from That’s My Letter and deliver you free gift plans! Every Friday is truly like a mini Christmas morning! Speaking of mini … Jaime and I wanted to do a mini play […]
Hoping you and yours are enjoying a lovely Thanksgiving weekend! It’s Black Friday today, but you won’t find a better deal than the ones you can DIY from scrap wood! That’s right – you can make this lovely, solid wood stacking rings hamburger toy for free! As part of the Handbuilt Holiday series that […]
Happy Friday folks, happy Handbuilt Holidays! We’ve got just a few projects left this year in our Handbuilt Holiday series before Christmas. I’m quite excited about what we’ve got in store for you this year! Please do be taking pictures of your builds and sharing, it’s the joy that Jaime and I get out of […]
We’ve been working hard on a tiny house for a client the past few weeks. This week’s video shares a few of the projects we’ve been working on inside the tiny house – How about that amazing new Kreg Jig? We will be doing a giveaway starting tomorrow on them, so do look […]
During the colder months heating bills sky rocket. With the severe weather which seems to have become the norm it is becoming harder to keep our home heated with the rising cost of energy.
There are two main factors that differentiate a Rocket Mass Heater (RMH) from a regular wood-burning stove. One is that the combustion that takes place is far more complete in an RMH, due to the increased draft and insulated burn chamber
Pricing based on data, not emotion, can mean a swift sale.
You’ll have the most orderly garage on the block with these quick tricks.
From simple upgrades to meticulous landscaping projects to replacing outdated fixtures, there are dozens if not hundreds of ways to enhance your home’s appearance. The improvements shown here won’t break the bank and can be completed in a morning.