Questions? cher@designsbystudioc.com

Category Archives: How to


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…


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…


The 17-in-1 Painter’s Tool from Hyde Tools Thank you, Hyde Tools, for asking me to be a brand ambassador to promote your awesome products and also for sending me this awesome tool to use in my DIY projects! At first Read more…


DIY Rain Gutter Planter for a Quick Gift I have to admit that sometimes I am a procrastinator… I had no idea what to give my mom for Mother’s Day and since she likes gardening, I wanted it to be Read more…


How to Build a Bookcase Using an Old Door The folks at PureBond Plywood posted a picture of a bookcase made with an old door on the PureBond Facebook page and I thought it was a fabulous idea! That particular bookcase Read more…

Designs by Studio C is your DIY connection to How-To information, DIY projects and free furniture plans. Have questions about the plans? Contact me at cher@designsbystudioc.com!
Some posts on DbSC contain affiliate links. What this means is that if the link is clicked and a sale is made, I will make a small profit. Product links and sponsored posts are what help keep DbSC going - thank you for the support!