How To Guide: Chalk Paint Mason Jar In 5 Easy Steps

This how to guide will show you just how simple it is to chalk paint a mason jar. Mason jars are so useful! They are cute. They hold stuff. They can be used to display things. I am wild about them. Chalk painting a mason jar was the natural solution for me when I decided to look for a new pen organizer for my desk.

Easy DIY Bird Bath Made From Scrap Wood

I recently turned to blog readers for advice on how to attract hummingbirds to my garden, and this easy DIY bird bath is the result of some of that advice. It's built from scrap wood and a plastic plant saucer, this is as simple as it gets.

10 Ways To Upcycle An Old Ladder

I am fascinated with old ladders and want to share 10 ways to upcycle an old ladder with you. Recently, I was given an old, rickety wooden ladder that was going to go to the trash if I couldn't do something with it. In fact, I created two projects out of this ladder

Budgeting For Your DIY Project – When to Save, When to Splurge

You can save money when budgeting for your DIY project; learn when to save and when to splurge on materials. A DIY project can really hit you in the wallet...hard. But if you know what you can save money on and where you need to really spend it, you can alleviate some of the financial strain.

Upcycled Ladder Project Two: Shabby Chic Towel Rack For My She-Shed

I upcycled an old wooden ladder into a trellis last weekend. In that post, I promised you that part of the ladder which I cut down was going to make a second project. This is that project. It's a charming, shabby chic towel rack to keep in my She-Shed.

Upcycled Ladder Project One: Clematis Trellis or Garden Trellis

I was given a worn out, rickety wooden ladder last week by a friend who was clearing out an old barn. She's always entertained by how I transform junk into something usable. Well, she should prepare to be double-amazed because that old ladder is being repurposed into two useful items. Today, I'm sharing Upcycled Ladder … Continue reading Upcycled Ladder Project One: Clematis Trellis or Garden Trellis

Affordable DIY Project: Yard Sale Leftover Turned Into Charming “Welcome” Chair for Under $10

I recently drove past a yard sale that was ending and stopped, only to find a yard sale leftover piece that I thought could be easily turned into a charming "welcome" chair for my foyer. It had a $2 price tag on it.

How To Guide: Turn Trash Into Cash As You Organize Your Home

If you're overwhelmed with clutter in your home, this how to guide will show you some ways to turn your trash into cash as you organize your home. We all unintentionally collect things that we don't use. Now make some money selling them!

How to Guide: Re-Cover A Chair Cushion In 10 Easy Steps

You may pass on furniture restoration projects because you don't know how to re-cover a chair cushion. Actually, it's an easy task. In just 10 easy steps, you can have a freshly reupholstered seat for your chair.