Family Room Makeover Part 3: Building the Mantel

stone-fireplace-with-wood-mantel

So I started out showing you how we added some IKEA Billy Bookcases on either side of the fireplace and how we are attempting to make them look built-in.  Then yesterday I showed you how we framed out the fireplace surround and added wood to the fireplace hearth.  Well today we are moving onto the {…Read More…}





Wood DIY Arrows {15 Ways to Make Your Own}

DIY-wood-arrows

So I am knee deep in getting all the things gathered to hang my gallery wall in my family room. If you follow me on Instagram you have seen the amazing stacked stone fireplace I built along with some “built-in” IKEA Billy Bookcases. Carpet was installed Monday and I finally have one room in my {…Read More…}





DIY Rustic Wood Owl

Upcyled Rustic Wood Owl

Happy Sunday IC readers.  Check out this adorable owl made mostly of natural elements thrown together with a few found objects.  Lucky for Laura she lives where trees and pine cones are plentiful.  She needed to look no further than her backyard to be inspired to make this creature.  Check out how she made it {…Read More…}





Wood Branch Candle Holder

Tree Limb Candle Holder

I’m Shayna from The Wood Grain Cottage and I’m here to share another project with you! Lately, I’ve been completely consumed with all things fall! I’m a big fan of fall projects, decorating and baking, so it’s safe to say that I love this season! Today, I thought I’d share one of my latest fall {…Read More…}