outdoor side table, patio side table, round outdoor table, DIY outdoor table

Build your own outdoor side table

With about $30 in lumber and a bit of your weekend, you too can build an outdoor side table inspired by a $400 designer version. *This post contains Amazon affiliate links to products I used in building this outdoor side table. Happy Monday folks! I am so excited about this project – in fact, I’d say it’s my favourite build so far this year! I’ll start at the beginning; my parents very kindly gave me their “old” patio set.  I

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tiered plant stand, make your own tiered plant stand, DIY plant stand, freestanding plant stand

Make your own tiered plant stand

Sure you can buy tiered plant stands for $100 and up, but why buy a flimsy version when you can custom make one to your height and specs?  These easy build instructions will have you whipping a tiered plant stand out in an afternoon! Are you tired of plant stands yet? I apologize for two in a row, but it’s SPRING!  If you aren’t thinking of planting and bringing some life to your yard now, then when?! This was the

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Ladder plant stand, DIY plant stand, plant shelf

Ladder plant stand – for maximum green on a minimum footprint!

Whether your green thumb is for indoors or out – this ladder plant stand offers maximum space for your plant babies and gives a ton of display and decor options within a very small footprint. Good morning and Happy Easter for those celebrating! It’s SPRING! Well, the calendar tells me it should be Spring even though the weather still brought snow this morning. Regardless of weather, the sunshine and birds chirping has me itching to get out in the garden

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scrap wood shoe rack, bent wood shoe rack, DIY shoe rack

Scrap wood shoe rack – learn to bend wood!

Basic instructions for building this scrap wood shoe rack – with the option to learn how to bend wood at the same time! Good morning everyone! Today I’m showing off a scrap wood shoe rack I built for a friend.  Not just any old shoe rack – no – this bad boy is made entirely of scrap wood and includes a fun element of learning to it… like how to bend wood! I’m including measurements on how to make the

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DIY blanket rack, double blanket rack

DIY Quilt rack – double hanging

A convenient and pretty way to store and display your blankets, this DIY quilt rack is made up of 3 rectangles of wood. Remember my simple blanket rack I shared with you about a month ago?  I love it and it’s absolutely perfect for my family room, but I wanted to try a second blanket rack – a double hanging one – in case there were those of you that wanted more of a display rack than just a storage

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house pen holder, diy pen holder, house pencil holder, house shaped planter, house planter

House pen holder / house planter

 A simple and fun project today – these little house pen holders / house planters are made up of 5 pieces of scrap wood and a bit of glue.  You can whip them up in minutes and create adorable decor for your office, shelves and/or window sills. I cut a couple of these house pen holders for my friend Char before Christmas.  She wanted to give her Dad something for his desk at work so that he’d think of her

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