DIY Wood Magazine Files

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Hello! I’m Shayna from The Wood Grain Cottage and I’m back to share another project! My husband, Anthony, and I recently decided we were going to spend more of our time, energy and attention to our home office. It wasn’t functioning well and I constantly felt like I was spending way too much time looking {…Read More…}





How to Wood Plank a Door

How to Wood Plank a Door

Hi there! I’m Shayna from The Wood Grain Cottage and I’m back again to share another project with ya! It would be safe to say that I really love plank walls (see herehere and here) … so much in fact, that I recently decided to make a wood plank door for our pantry. We’ve been working on our mudroom, so it only made sense to make a new door while we were at it, especially since our pantry is in our mudroom. I must say, I’m completely in love with it! It’s just what our mudroom was missing…

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“Something Old, Something New” Planter Box

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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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5 Ways to Get This Look: Back Porch Living

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Don’t you love this back porch by designer Cindy Mihuc that was recently featured on House of Turquoise?  It’s gorgeous.  Everything on this porch is purposeful, from the porch swing to the storage bucket drink station.  It’s totally possible to make a comfortable, useable outdoor space like this one–even if you don’t have an actual back porch.  Check out the tutorials and ideas I found online to see five ways that you can get this look for less.

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