Tuesday, March 7, 2017

How a Very Novice (Female) Builder Achieved Office Built-Ins

As I have gotten older I realize that my motto should be, "Where there is a will there is a way." Today I want to prove that if you are motivated enough, have some power tools, and access to YouTube and Pinterest, you too can achieve a feat you did not know was possible. I am going to show you how I turned our ruined office into my favorite room of the house, as well as conquered my biggest project/goal yet...


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

How Gel Stain Makes Painted Wood Beams Rustic (Again)

Let me start off by saying that I already knew that General Finishes gel stain is one amazing product that transforms furniture quickly, easily, and is a lot of fun to work with. However, I didn't know that it worked over paint, let alone could bring back some rustic glory to the painted beams in our new home. We have learned some tips and tricks in the process that I thought I would share with all of you. Whether you want to stain painted wood beams, or want to try staining over a piece of furniture that is painted, these tips and tricks should help you...

Monday, January 23, 2017

A Record Notebook in 3 Steps

Are you a lover of music? Or looking for a thoughtful gift for someone who lives and breathes music? Here is a simple DIY cheap project almost anyone can do....

Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Christmas Light (a Story for all Ages)


Although I haven't posted anything in awhile, I have been busy making Christmas gifts (ideas & tutorials coming soon) as well as working on a few projects in our new home that I will also write about soon. 

However, in honor of Christmas so quickly approaching, I wanted to share a Christmas story with you all that I wrote earlier this year.