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DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Fruit and Vegetable Bin This month’s Power Tool Challenge theme is Spring… If it hasn’t yet “sprung” in your area, it will be shortly and with Spring comes thoughts of gardening. For us, that Read more…


How to Etch Glass Using an Air Eraser I love etching glass. It it so fun to take something that is plain then turn it into something fabulous! I’ve tried etching cream and have had good results but sometimes, it Read more…


Pet Food Storage with Kibbles ‘n Bits® This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kibbles ‘n Bits® and Dollar General for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I have two dogs… Pokey usually has a silly grin Read more…


How to Make a Candle Holder Using a 2×4 I found the prettiest glass votive candle holders at the dollar store. I bought five of them and was instantly inspired to make a holder from a scrap piece of a Read more…


Building an Upholstered Sofa: The DIY Upholstery Part Three in the Building an Upholstered Sofa series is about the DIY upholstery. (In case you missed them, here are Part One and Part Two!) To me, the upholstery is the easiest Read more…


How to Thread Pipe for a Lamp It is no secret that I love to refurbish old light fixtures. Sometimes the parts I need for a lamp are not readily available in local home improvement stores and that means that I Read more…


Building the PB Inspired Rebecca Trunk The Rebecca Trunk from Pottery Barn… Gorgeous! The bad news is that it retails for $499.00! Yikes! It really is a beautiful piece! I drew the plans for this piece for The Design Confidential. It Read more…


DIY Plans to Build a Celia Dresser The curves on this simple dresser are so elegantly cute! The DIY plans to build a Celia Dresser feature curved lower edges on the front and sides, curved legs, and three drawers. I’ve Read more…


Build a DIY Upholstered Sofa: The Frame Plans In Part One of the DIY Upholstered Sofa series, I outlined the supplies and materials needed to build the sofa. This post, Build a DIY Upholstered Sofa: the Frame Plans, I give Read more…


Things You Can Do With 2x Lumber I really think 2x lumber is awesome… To me, it seems more economical to buy 2x lumber and rip it down to suit my needs especially ripping 2x4s into 2x2s (I can’t seem Read more…

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