How to Make a Chalkboard Calendar

how to make a chalkbaord calendar

Hey all!  It’s Carmel, from Our Fifth House, and today I’m back with yet another project using leftover wood that had been collecting dust in my garage.  You might remember last month when I shared a simple diy instagram display board and the month before that when I made arrows out of scrap wood.  Today’s {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Get This Look: Turquoise Laundry Room

Look For Less Turquoise Laundry Room

There’s something about a pretty laundry room that really appeals to me. It’s probably because I love the idea of making a room that’s as utilitarian as a laundry room one of the loveliest spaces in a house. Check out my latest laundry room obession, designed by Hooper Patterson Interior Design and featured at House of Turquoise. I looked around for tutorials on other blogs to give you a few ideas for ways that you could put together a laundry room like this one, DIY style. Come check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look.

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“Something Old, Something New” Planter Box

diy-planter-box

I am so absolutely thrilled with how this DIY planter box turned out.  I finally used all the fence posts that I scavenged from my neighbors trash a couple of year’s ago….sniff.  I love the mix of old weathered wood with fresh rich stained tones.  This planter is huge coming in at 7 1/2 feet long.  It makes a huge impact as you walk up to my door and I love seeing some color on my porch area.

 

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Krylon Painted Paint Stick Address Sign

spray painted paint stick address-sign

Are you so sick of my paint stick projects?  I might be obsessed with these slim pieces of wood.  There are just so many things you can do with them.  Since I inherited a box of paint sticks, anticipate more projects in the future.  So Krylon asked me if I wanted to participate in a Spring project featuring a color pallet of their choosing.  So they sent me two color pallets (one of which I will showcase later this week) to use to create something Springy.

spray painted paint stick address-sign

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