Friday, July 24, 2015

Homework and Backpack Center Building Plans

DIY homework and backpack center free building plans

Last year my twins started kindergarten and we quickly discovered the avalanche of papers that get sent home. My organizational style is "stuff it and stack it". I call it tidy as long as all the junk is stacked up into general groups. I also was about to loose my mind with backpacks being thrown on the floor as soon as we walked in the door. So, I built a DIY Backpack and Homework Center and shared the process in this tutorial

Friday, July 17, 2015

Modern 3 Leg End Table: One Board Challenge

single 1 x 8 modern end table

One of the best things about being a blogger are the awesome relationships you form. A few weeks backs, my friend Jen Woodhouse issued a One Board Challenge to me and 15 of our builder blog besties. Here are the rules: The project can be anything you want, but must be built from one, 1 x 8 x 8' board. Other materials can be added, but the only lumber used must come from the board. 

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

DIY Tapered-X Lamp

How to build trestle x table lamp
So my story started months ago when I saw this lamp at World Market. I absolutely loved how "architectural" it looked and figured it couldn't be too hard to build myself. Since I was at it, I might as well make it a little larger to fit my space better. 

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Chewy Lemon Cookies

Chewy lemon cookies recipe

I love me some chewy cookies. I also love me some lemon. Naturally, the two should go together. Don't you think?

Thursday, June 18, 2015

DIY Arrow Print Pillow + Giveaway

How to make a DIY arrow print pillow

I struggle with patterns. It's not that I don't love the detail and texture a piece of patterned fabric can bring to a room, I just struggle to commit.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Where to Find FREE Furniture Building Plans

Where to find hundreds and hundreds of FREE furniture building plans

Hi creative friends. If you happen to be looking for some project inspiration, there are a billion blogs and websites out there. Don't believe me, just ask Pinterest. What if you need a little more than just inspiration? When tackling DIY furniture, just about everyone could use the help of a free set of building plans. I put together a list of lots of awesome blogs and website where you can find hundreds of free project plans, and you may see some familiar names

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Outside [The Box] Link Party #39

Happy Tuesday everyone! Another week to strut your stuff. Link up your best DIY, craft, or home decor project. 

Outside [The Box] Link Party- come share your links at our weekly DIY, craft, and home decor party
Carissa | Carissa Miss
Elisha | Pneumatic Addict
Brandy | BD Design