DIY Stained Wood Shim Starburst Mirror

stained wood shim starburst mirror

I am absolutely thrilled with how my DIY stained wood shim mirror turned out.  I know there are a zillion tutorials out there for making mirrors like this.  However, I think I am the only crazy one that sanded and stained 315 wood shims.  That part was not for the weak of heart.  Me-oh-my!  But {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Makeover a Light

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Unless you just finished building a new home….chances are pretty high that you have at least one light fixture in your home that isn’t exactly your style. The fixtures that were installed back in the 90’s might not be what floats your boat in 2015. If you get creative, there are plenty of ways to update your lighting without shopping at Restoration Hardware and calling in an electrician.

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DIY Wood Scrap Arrows {with video tutorial}

DIY wood scrap arrow

It is no secret that I am obsessed with arrows.  I have them on every gallery wall in my home, and if you follow me on Instagram you have seen me make these DIY wood arrows a zillion times.  I never did a picture tutorial for them because I felt like it was easier to {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Make Multi-Drawer Furniture

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Today I’m talking about furniture that looks like it would be in a vintage laboratory or library that has stacks of tiny drawers you would never be able to fold a sweater into. You have probably seen these around and may have coveted them like I have. You may have heart them referred to as card catalogs, specimen drawers, apothecary cabinets, or cartographer’s drawers. There are some fantastic tutorials out there that show you how to make your own from scratch or by repurposing easy-to-find furniture. Her are 5 Ways to Make Multi-Drawer Furniture.

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