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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…


How to Plan and Build a Custom Cabinet Part 1 Building a custom cabinet can be intimidating for someone who is new to DIY and woodworking. I know that when I first started, I didn’t build anything unless I had Read more…


How to Drill a Hole in a Plate using a Diamond Bit Have you ever wondered how to drill a hole in a plate, vase, glass bottle, or tile? Its not as hard as it sounds! It is actually very Read more…


How to Build a Bench Using an Old Door Do you remember the Old Door bookcase? I loved that project and was happy to see her go to a new home. But her absence left me wanting to build something Read more…

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