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 Use Yardsticks in Your Decor

I’m really fascinated by vintage yardsticks as decor. There’s something about the combination of typography and aged wood patina that really appeals to me. And I’m not the only one! Search Pinterest for “yardstick projects” and you’ll find dozens of creative ways to turn rulers into works of art. Here are some of my favorites.

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5 Ways to Build a Backyard Chicken Coop

Raise your hand if you know someone who has chickens.  I bet a lot of you are raising your hands.  The lack of a farmyard or acres of property aren’t keeping people from trying their hands at raising livestock–at least the smaller varieties, like chickens.  Urban farming and backyard chickens are growing in popularity.  I {…Read More…}