Upcycled Summer Kids Crafts

I love crafting with my kids in the summer. It’s an activity we ALL enjoy and gives kids the opportunity to explore and express themselves creatively. Not to mention it doesn’t involve screens or temperatures over 90 degrees! Today I am rounding up some simple crafts you can easily make with your kiddos this summer, {…Read More…}

Five Creative Garden Containers

Happy Saturday! This past week I shared concrete planters I made using drop cloth. You all know I love outside-the-box ideas so it inspired me to look around for other creative garden containers. I found bahoodles of them and was, of course, drawn to the repurposed items with a little bit of quirk. These five {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Make Multi-Drawer Furniture

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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5 Ways to Repurpose a Drawer

Those lonely drawers without a dresser that you spot at curbside trash piles and garage sales? Don’t pass them by! Drawers are actually super easy to repurpose and there’s a lot that you can do with all or part of a drawer. Drawer fronts typically have some type of beveled or raised edge, which adds way more character to a project than a regular board. And drawer boxes are exactly that–a ready made box! Check out some of the neat ways you can transform old drawers with these 5 Ways to Repurpose a Drawer.

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