Chalkboard Wall Calendar


Hi there- I am soooo excited to show off this project.  A few months ago I finished my office makeover project HERE.  As you can see I had a large blank wall behind my desk.  I was so proud of this makeover because it was all me.  So I wanted a DIY project that would [Read more...]

Gate Remodel and New Hardware


Hi there- how was your weekend?  We spent the weekend replacing gates in our backyard for our new puppy, Chloe!  It was a birthday gift to me from the family: the puppy, not the gate!  It was looking a little tired: both the gate and myself!!    Both gates just needed new doors as the posts were [Read more...]

Update a Chalkboard in Seconds


Here is my DIY chalkboard in my dining room.   After my recent dining room makeover, the chalkboard looked  a little lost on the wall.  Or, maybe IT was  just bored! I found these  Wall Pops at Tuesday Morning earlier this summer and thought the splash of blue might be fun!   Or, at least get the attention [Read more...]



Here are a few of my most popular posts for the year1. Here is a simple project to get rid of the brass hardware. We have a few rooms to go since we budgeted monthly for each room. Can’t forget the hinges!   This project and post was another favorite. It gave us the most bang [Read more...]

DIY Gate Tutorial

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This project inspiration is because of Donna’s amazing blog, Funky Junk Interiors. I literally get lost in her blog with so many projects, tutorials and her personal journey. Here is a project that caught my eye because it was relatively simple for a newbie on the power tool circuit. I made my gate wider and taller based [Read more...]

DIY Tombstones

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A few years ago I got tired of my styrofoam tombstones running away on those blustery fall days!   So I  asked my {first} husband to show me how to work the jigsaw to create a few sturdier tombstones.   Supplies needed: jigsaw, scrap plywood, stencils, paint of your choosing. As you can see this [Read more...]