Tic Tac Toilet Paper Holder

Tic Tac Toilet paper holder, Tic Tac Toe, Half lap joint

Looking to practice a new building skill? This Tic Tac Toilet paper holder is fun, functional, AND a great project for learning half-lap joints!  Just above beginner level woodworking, but nothing you can’t handle! GUYS!  I won Graduate of the Year for 2022 for ALL of the career colleges in Ontario!  Talk about Gob-smacked, flattered, […]

(Cheap) floral arrangements – teacup bouquets

cheap floral arrangements, small floral arrangements, teacup bouquet, teacup bouquets, inexpensive floral arrangement

Flowers can be expensive and they don’t last very long, so indulging in arrangements isn’t something I tend to do. Until now that is; teacup bouquets are inexpensive/cheap floral arrangements that you can make at home with grocery store (or garden) flowers. I love flowers.  I mean, who doesn’t love flowers?  They add beauty and […]

Adirondack Chair Planter

Chair planter, Adirondack chair planter, novelty planter

Today my friend Chris is sharing his free building plans and tutorial for building this perfectly adorable Adirondack chair planter.  This is a fantastic scrap wood project and will add a touch of whimsy to your porch or patio. Howdy, I’m Chris. A long time friend and extra set of hands for Shelly. You may […]

Did you know it’s easy to change out light fixtures?

changing out light fixtures

Intimidated by electrical work? Not me; once I changed out my first light I realized just how easy it is to change out light fixtures – today I’ll show you how! I’ve always been intimidated by electricity.  Movies with people getting shocked (Home Alone 1,2,3) as well as one decent shock I received myself have […]

Add a touch of whimsy with these wooden hearts

wooden hearts, scrap wood hearts

Use scrap bits of wood and some watered-down craft paint to add a touch of whimsy to your Valentine’s decor with these wooden hearts. Do you decorate for Valentine’s Day? I don’t really – Christmas is my jam – but tucking a heart here or there isn’t too burdensome and acknowledges the day. Today was […]

Fall decorating in the family room

Fall family room 2022, Fall family room, fall decorating

You don’t have to break the bank or spend hours on hours making your home Autumn-worthy. Just a few inexpensive touches is all you need to bring the Fall vibe home. (Amazon affiliate links to the items I purchased are highlighted) I know I’m not an interior decorator.   Far from it – *those people […]

Hale Navy built-ins

Hale navy built-ins, family room built-ins, Benjamin Moore hale navy, family room makeover

Waaaaaay back in November I had the carpeting in our house replaced.  Our dog, Lacey, had been ill for about 2 years and had managed to pee and poo on every single square inch of the house. 🤦🏻‍♀️. The only upside to her passing this past summer was that the girls and I could finally […]