2022, pallet projects, rustic DIY

Pallet projects: directional sign

Recently, I acquired a stack of pallets from work. I used most of them to build the raised beds you see in this post. I had a few planks of wood left over from that project, but I didn't want to throw it away. Burning treated wood is a no-no here, and we are under… Continue reading Pallet projects: directional sign

2019, crafts, DIY, Dollar Store crafts, farmhouse, farmhouse decor, farmhouse style, rustic DIY, Wood crafts, wooden signs, Woodwork

Four Farmhouse Projects

  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! This time of year is always a busy one for teachers, so I never seem to post as many blog posts as I'd like. Today, I'd like to share some super cute farmhouse projects with you all. Classic farmhouse wooden sign  You can make this one… Continue reading Four Farmhouse Projects

2021, 24 Days of Christmas, for less

24 Days of Christmas: advent calendar DIY

It started with a pile of tiny red mittens, numbered 1-24. They were adorable and very useful- what could I do with them? So I did what I always do- I found a board. I painted it white and i added some stencils to it. And I glued 25 little tiny clothespins to it with… Continue reading 24 Days of Christmas: advent calendar DIY

2021, budget decorating, DIY, farmhouse decor, porches, repurpose, rustic DIY, Wood crafts, Woodwork

Make a storage side table from a repurposed flower pot

Our old house had this fantastic front porch, but our new one does not have a front porch at all. We do have a pretty amazing back porch. Well, at least it could be amazing if we would clean it up. And paint it. And put the ladder away. Truthfully, we are currently working on… Continue reading Make a storage side table from a repurposed flower pot

2020, christmas, decor, family, holidays, life as a lumber, photography

Saturday Smiles: Life as a Lumber

We hope this post finds you well and happy. We had a blessed Thanksgiving, even if it was very different from our usual Thanksgiving celebrations. We didn’t travel to see anyone but Zoomed with distant family members instead. The girls wore some matching dresses and looked adorable. We cooked a Thanksgiving meal for the four… Continue reading Saturday Smiles: Life as a Lumber