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How to Build Table Legs or Posts from 2x4s A while back, I mentioned my friends, Chris and Elizabeth, who had an awesome idea using 2×4 lumber to make posts. I love this idea and decided to make the legs Read more…


Turn an Old Screen Door into a Chalkboard with Shelves A couple of years ago, I built a new screen door for my back door out of PVC planks. The old screen door (that I had also built) had been Read more…


How to Build a Headboard with Old Cabinet Doors I scored a bunch of old cabinet doors at my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore for a dollar each. They are in really great condition and since I am in the Read more…


My daughter painted the sweetest picture for me in her art class. I love the bright colors and her fun approach to a vase with flowers! I decided to build another frame using pieces from the scrap pile to showcase Read more…


DIY Plant Stands Made with Recycled Wood It is that time again… This month’s theme for the Power Tool Challenge is “Repurposed”. I bought two ceramic planters that I was crazy about but needed stands for them. You see, we Read more…


Sanding and Repainting the Legs of a Chair A huge shoutout to Hyde Tools for providing the Dust Free Sponge Sander used in this post! Thank you! So I scored a fabulous leather wingback chair at a thrift store. The Read more…


Hyde Tools Stir Whip – Paint’s New Best Friend Thank you so much to Hyde Tools for providing this cool tool, and for asking me to be a brand ambassador! So I recently decided it was time to finish painting the Read more…


Reveal of the Rolling Under-Bed Storage Boxes I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Advil®. All opinions stated are my own. A few weeks ago, I was in a mad rush to finish remodeling my daughter’s room before she Read more…


Build a Dog Bed From a Drawer We have a new member of the Designs by Studio C household… His name is Pokey. He’s only a couple of months old but is the sweetest friend ever! He likes sticks, his Read more…


How to Make a Wood Mustache Candleholder My teenage daughter is obsessed with mustaches… Actually, I’ve seen them everywhere – on t-shirts, duct tape, even shoe laces! I have to admit that they are quite quirky! I was experimenting with the Read more…

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