Bottle cap Birdbath (repurposed bottle caps)

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This is a sponsored post. The kind folks at True Value have asked me to share a fun summer project with you. I have been compensated for my time and efforts.   There are so many fun projects that call for bottle caps. After I saw a few projects online I wanted to try one out for myself. This inspired my bottle cap birdbath project.  I am … [Read more...]

WIne Cork Garden Markers

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Summer is in full swing here….my bubs finished his exams last Friday…and the peanut has her last exam tomorrow. I am scrambling to get ready to take bubs and my nephew to the beach for a week….looking forward to chilling on the Atlantic:) I am sure I will be popping in from time to time…but the regular post here may get a bit scattered. It seems … [Read more...]

Horseshoe Curtain Holders (DIY unique window hardware)

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I think its really funny how my brain works. When it came to deciding on what to do for my windows in this new family room I was a little bit stumped. I didn't want anything that would take away from the architecture of the room. I didn't want anything too simple. I wanted something that could handle the height of the ceilings which are 11 feet … [Read more...]

DIY snack tray for the car

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Fall travel is right around the corner….here is a great tool to keep the cars neat:) Our cars often times are like our home on wheels…we are constantly going somewhere….and making that space “work” as efficiently and as neat as possible is always a plus. I think the back envelope area of your car seat is thee best way to help keep your car tidy. … [Read more...]

Reclaimed Wood Platter Rack (DIY Shelves)

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My love for old trim parts is deep. I have used these pieces in several projects throughout the past 4 years. These reclaimed wood platter racks make great use of old trim parts. They are really art unto themselves—along with whatever you happen to place on top of them. In our new dining space….we have a large wall that was just crying for … [Read more...]

Barn door becomes coffee table…

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Hi all! Did you hear that this winter is going to be colder than last….that is what the experts are saying. They must be wrong…right (she says while hands shake…). Oh the humanity!!! So try to soak in these last few weeks of hotness mmkay?!? One of my all time favorite projects that we have completed was our Barn Door Desk. It was a perfect … [Read more...]

Repurposed Ladder into Office Organizer

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You know that I would never pass up an old, beat up, done-it’s-time wooden ladder. I have had this one for several years. It was the best $25 I have ever spent…..I adore it.  It was leaning against the wall in my new office area since we moved in….as if it was just waiting for a new purpose….”please, use me again!” Well little ladder…your wish has … [Read more...]

Repurpose Leather coat idea (refinished chair DIY)

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Remember that blog....CleverlyInspired...and she used to share inspiring ideas that were really clever??--well SHE'S BACCKKKKK.... (at least for today;) Feels like it has been forever since I shared a DIY idea with you. When I began blogging 4 years ago....it seemed that most bloggers were in a specific category....DIY or Food...I hope that you … [Read more...]

Paper bag vase: Patriotic decor

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Let’s just call this your magazine to summer time fun. I am teaming up with not one, not two….but 110 other bloggers to bring you a slew of summer time ideas that all center around red, white and blue! The web will be lit up today with patriotic goodness so be sure to pass this link along and spread around the summer cheer! Search the hashtag … [Read more...]

No sew Pillow cover from a Sweater

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I’ll be back next week some some #clevermoving updates…today…a fun craft! Hope you had a beautiful weekend!   I can promise you ….I am not the first person to think of this project. If you search out new use for an old sweater…you are sure to come up with a ton of inspiration. But when I stumbled across these sweet “beachy” sweaters at … [Read more...]