Tuesday, February 7, 2017

How to Make a Stacked Plywood Table Lamp

How to build a modern stacked plywood rhombus shaped table lamp

Wow! How is it February already!? Have you ever had a hard time getting back into the groove after taking some time off? I really enjoyed my break during the holidays and being totally honest with you, I was having the hardest time getting my work ethic back (which is very unlike me). I was raised to believe if you aren't working, you're being lazy and being lazy is worse than Nickleback. 

The slump wasn't for lack of inspiration! I always have 100 ideas spinning in my head at any given moment and spent the first few weeks on the year pinning "to-do" items and sketching plans. I finally kicked my butt in gear and tackled a project I've been dying to try - a stacked plywood lamp. I love making lamps! I know electricity sounds scary, but they really are pretty easy. I made a video tutorial for my Ombre Concrete Lamp and we still use our Tapered X Lamps everyday on our nightstands in our bedroom. 

Friday, January 13, 2017

How to Make Knock-Off Table Top Planters

How to build a pair of modern, designer knock-off table top planters

If you are like me, you drool over the West Elm catalog every season. If you're really like me, you're way too big of a cheapskate to spend $49 each for a table top planter.

Friday, December 2, 2016

How to Make a Simple Industrial Metal Snowflake

How to make a simple, industrial metal snowflake. Easy DIY holiday door hanger.

*This post is sponsored by Simpson Strong-Tie ® and contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own and are uninfluenced. 

Happy Holidays everyone! Did you all eat enough turkey last week? I'm currently sitting on the couch eating pie and working on my winter bod. Speaking of winter, I guess it's time to start busting out the holiday decorations. I have a whole page of DIY Holiday ideas, like my 3D Plywood Trees. Today I'm sharing a SUPER easy tutorial anyone can make in a single afternoon. A HUGE industrial metal snowflake door hanger, no special tools required!

Friday, November 11, 2016

DIY Changeable Light Box - Building Plans

How to build a wood light box with changeable signs - FREE building plans!

Happy Friday guys! Today's project kills two birds with one stone. Well, actually more like 4 or 5 birds. 

I've been working on making over my twin boys' bedroom. It started with the Shoe Storage Nightstand and a couple weeks ago I shared the Modern Bunk Beds that I built for them. I wanted to come up with a cool nightlight that I could hang on the wall, and as everyone knows, the holidays are creeping up faster than a starving cheetah. Lately, I seem to struggle to find Holiday decor that matches the modern-ish style of my house and I'm also kinda lazy when it comes to holiday decorating.

Monday, October 31, 2016

6 FREE Minimalist Mountain Art Prints


Happy Halloween everyone! I want to thank you all for the fantastic response to my boys' Modern Bunk Beds that I shared last week! I'm thrilled with how they turned out and I'm glad you guys liked them too. 

My twin boys' bedroom is getting a full makeover. I'm still putting together the rest of the furniture and design elements, but wanted to share my latest project with you. I want to give the room a very subtle, mountain/wilderness theme while still keeping the modern style that runs through the rest of the house. I sketched up a set of 6 minimalist, printable art prints to hang on the wall. 

Monday, October 24, 2016

How to Build Modern Bunk Beds

How to build modern bunk beds. Use FREE building plans to make a set of bunk beds with minimalist design.

*This post is sponsored by PureBond Hardwood Plywood and contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own and remain uninfluenced. 

I am a twin mama. I have 7-year old identical boys. I kinda sorta decorated their room when I built their first "big boy" beds four years ago. Needless to say, their space is in MAJOR need of a makeover! I've started working on a new bedroom design and the first step was to build new bunk beds. 

Friday, October 21, 2016