DIY Corbel Shelves

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Well, it has been well over a year and a half since i last posted.  A lot has changed in that time as well.  A lot!  We had bought one workshop then outgrew it, so i sold it and bought the bigger one next door.  It required a complete gut…

Fresh Cut Tree signs and Stockings!

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Hi there!  So much to tell you guys since I’ve last posted!  But that will have to wait for another day 🙂. Today I just wanted to check in real quick and show you guys these cute signs we are making in our shop and they are available…

How i add napkins to furniture - video!

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I just finished up this sweet dresser and did a video about how i added the floral!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVIpAUpyv3Q&t=25s  

Bench made from door - tutorial!

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I LOVE old doors and even more i love repurposing old doors!  Lately i have come across tons, so ive been thinking of some new ways i can use them.  This isnt my original idea, i had seen it here and there over the last year and finally found…

Church Pew Cut Down!

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This is kinda a sloppy tutorial on how i cut down my church pew.  I wasn't really planning to do a tutorial on it, but as i was posting it on Facebook, a lot of people asked how i was going to do it so i started taking pics of my process.  But…

Giant Window Hutch!

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Wowza - 2 days in a row with blog posts!  Feels good to have a little bit of extra time (and motivation) to get these done :) I honestly cant even remember how long ago i built this hutch - its been years though.  I would have to say…

Bed turned bench - Tutorial

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Hi guys!  I have been making beds turned benches a lot lately.  I love how each one of them is so different from each other - its almost like putting a puzzle together and i love me a puzzle!  I have actually taken pics along the way…

Kitchen Updates

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Its been sooooo long since i have posted anything about my house!  My husband has been deployed again (Army) for basically the last 2.5 years with just a few months home last summer before leaving again - so ive been working on projects of…

DIY Farmhouse Sign - Tutorial!

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You guys!  Our farmhouse inspired rub on transfers have been a big hit!  We sold right out after posting an image on Facebook and then i allowed my site to accept back orders until we get them in and they are close to being gone too!  We…

Acid Mirror Tutorial

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Hey!  Im back today with a quick tutorial on acid mirrors.  This is a fun way to do a little something more with your furniture pieces and make it unlike anyone elses.  And to make the mirrors in Sweet Pickins style - i had to add the floral…

My new farm style table w/mismatched chairs!

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So this was my table long ago...When we bought this house almost 9 years ago, we bought mostly all new furniture and everything was black.  Slowly i started figuring out my style and doing things to my space to change it up so it would better…

Floral Wood Tutorial - Using Napkins!

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Hey - im back with a quick blog post about how im getting all those cute floral prints on my furniture and on wood!  Ive been posting ton of pics on FB lately about these fun florals and lots were asking for a tutorial - so here goes! I saw…

Peace Sign with Paper Flowers - Tutorial

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Im back.  And if you notice, its only been a week since i posted last, not 6 months!!  Im so on a roll ;) So - if you remember, ive been re-doing my entry way.  Last time i posted about it, i had just put up the vintage cupboard over my…

{Backyard Fireplace} - Part 2

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K, back today to finally show you guys the finished product of our backyard fireplace :)  In case you missed Part 1, the prepping and building, click here. We left off with this pic...everything is built up and out, and the firebrick is installed. The…

{Backyard fireplace} - Part 1

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Im so sorry - i completely suck it as a blogger!  I hate when i check on blogs that i like and they havent posted for days let alone weeks!  Im no busier than anyone else - we all have tons of stuff to do.  Sometimes though i give myself…

Embroidery Hoop Wall

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Ever since i saw a pic of something similar about 2 years ago, i have wanted to make an embroidery hoop wall somewhere in my house.  It was one of those pics that i gasped when i saw it - i loved the idea that much! If you follow me on Facebook,…

My table re-do with new wood top!!

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Oh - you guys, i am SO excited to show you my transformed table!  I love it so much and after wanting to make the change for a couple years, am so glad i finally did it! It was a fairly easy re-do with a big impact, i dont know why i waited…

Tips for removing peeling veneer

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Im sure lots of you already know this, and it may seem pretty self explanatory.  But, when i started working on this vanity and removing the veneer i thought maybe i might have a couple tricks that some of you may not know. ....................... Lets…

{Christmas 2012 Mantle} - with ornament wreath tutorial

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I know that ornament wreaths are nothing new.  I remember when i first saw one about 3 years ago (i cant remember the 1st one i saw) - i knew that i had to have one.  SO, i stockpiled ornaments for almost 3 years.  Every time i went to…

{DIY Lintel Molding} - so easy!!

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For the entrance into our "casino" room, we wanted the molding to be a little more grand.  We added the lights to each side of the door, but still needed something more to make that entrance a little more special.  I've always wanted to add…

{How to easily customize builder cabinets}

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We have pretty much wrapped up the bathroom finishing, so now we are focusing on the basement kitchen/bar. Before we started on this process, we had a couple bids for custom cabinets.  Super pricey for just the 6 cabinets that we needed.…

{Antique Dresser turned Bathroom Vanity} - and bathroom sneak peak!!

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The last month has been pure craziness around here!!  We have been working non stop in the basement, just trying to get everything done.  Lots of late nights and early mornings.  The kids have been totally neglected and the rest of the house…

{My cutest table EVER!!}- old door turned coffee table

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>I posted about a year ago, this awesome door that I got and didn’t know what I was going to do with it.  Well, it has been in every room of my house waiting for inspiration to strike.  I could think of tons of uses for the door…

{Repurposed Headboard/Footboard}

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>I have seen tons of headboards turned benches out there and its been on my to-do list for about a year now.  I finally got around to it and I think it turned out pretty cute :) This is not a detailed tutorial – but you will get the…

{Ana-White plans}

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>  A few weeks Ana from Ana-White (formerly Knock-Off Wood) contacted me and asked me what i thought about her drawing up some plans for my washer/dryer pedestal.  How could i not be excited?!?  Her site is awesome and being…