DIY a Built-in Extension Outlet
I've received a couple of emails asking how we converted a wall outlet into an extension outlet for our TV room sofa table. This outlet, built into the face of the table, allows us to utilize the electrical outlet that is behind the couch - without having to move the couch out of the way. I managed to corral Tom long enough to have him show me what he did. I shouldn't have to mention this, but if you are not comfortable/knowledgeable about working around electricity and electrical outlets…
Coffee Mug Racks
I love coffee, I don't think that is any secret. I also love coffee mugs, I have a pretty good collection of them. In our rent house I had a coffee hutch that worked out great, unfortunately the hutch doesn't fit in the kitchen at our new house. I found this great black buffet table from Target to put my coffee maker on and our microwave. You can see it in the final picture, but not the full piece. I was still searching for a place for all my coffee mugs. I didn't want them to be in a…
DIY Husky Modern Dining Table
How to build a DIY husky modern dining table for $100! Modern and stylish, this dining table is sure to impress your dinner guests. Plans by Jen Woodhouse.
House Tour - Basement Family Room/Bath
When we bought our house, the basement had a small family room, a bedroom and a bathroom. Rarely would we spend time down there because there just wasn't enough room for us to watch tv and have room for Emma and Owen to play at the same time. A large bedroom took up about half of the useable space, which we thought would be nice to have. But after living here for a year, we realized that we had only ever stepped foot in that bedroom about 3 times. Mostly we were just using it to pile up…
Inexpensive wood floor that looks like a million dollars! Do it yourself!
How to install an inexpensive wood floor at Grandmas house diy. Tips and tutorials to lay down a pine floor for under $300, wood working do it yourself. Pine 1x4 floor stained with dark walnut by minwax, easy to lay down yourself and looks beautiful!
Budget Cabinet Makeover - Sand and Sisal
There’s a brand new kid on the block and girlfriend, she’s got TALENT! I’m excited to introduce y’all today to Brandi from the DIY blog: “Nest of Bliss” – Creating a Beautiful Home one Twig at a Time. I came across Brandi’s lovely blog recently and was totally wowed by her eye for design, DIY skills, ... Read More about Budget Cabinet Makeover
How to Build a Window Box Planter – Easy Beginner DIY
Do you love the look of flowers blooming out of window planter boxes? I do. Which is why we decided to add some to our home this year, to add a bit of color at above-ground level. View in gallery This is a pretty straightforward DIY project, great for beginner or advanced builders. (With my...