How to Make a Plinko Board

How to make a Plinko board

This “How to make a Plinko board” was a fun project idea from my friend Lynn.  She is the head of her school’s PTA, and/or planning committee and she wanted to build some fun games for an upcoming school carnival/ school fair. Lynn accumulated the supplies for the game from different “how to make a plinko […]

Adding Curb Appeal – Mailbox Makeover

Adding curb appeal - Mailbox Makeover

If you’re looking to add curb appeal, an easy and inexpensive place to start is with a mailbox makeover. My Aunt asked me if I could build her a new mailbox; She’s had this one for over 20 years and as you can see it’s seen better days. She let me take it with me […]

DIY Bench Plans – DIY Garden Bench

DIY Bench Plans / DIY Garden Bench

These DIY bench plans are originally from Ana White – and while I really don’t want to steal her thunder (please go and check out her blog for her version and a million other DIY projects) – but I did need to come up with something for a sales “pitch” I made the other day. […]

American Girl Dollhouse – Rockwell Tools

My house is a sty – dishes in the sink, piles of laundry still waiting to be washed, toys, books, papers spattered on every surface. My home is a ‘Jackson Pollock’ of mess. Not because I don’t care – it bugs the hell out of me – but because I’ve had some exciting things going on […]

DIY Door Stop – from scrap wood

DIY Door stop - Scrap wood bird doorstops

I found the most adorable photo of a bird doorstopper on Pinterest the other day.  I tried to follow the link to see how it was made or where I could purchase one – but unfortunately, the link didn’t lead anywhere. But since I’d seen it, I “needed” one of course – and it didn’t look […]

Make Your Own Coffee / Tea Station

DIY Coffee / Tea Station

Ever since a friend of mine mentioned how they now have an office coffee station at their workplace, I’ve been on a mission lately to find the perfect tea station (coffee station – but I’m a tea drinker). I’ve been pinning images and looking up plans and even purchasing different trays at HomeSense, but nothing […]

Valentine’s Decor – Scrap Wood Hearts

Scrap wood hearts - DIY Valentine's Decor

Are you sick of Valentine’s posts yet? I’m sorry. As a blogger, I have to get content up early in order to give readers a chance to pin, share and attempt to make projects well before the actual holiday. If I put these up the day before Valentine’s, they wouldn’t reach as many people and […]