Add Curb Appeal with Board and Batten Shutters

DIY Board and Batten Shutters

This is the time of year when we are all working on improving our home’s curb appeal and create an inviting outdoor atmosphere. Shutters are a surefire way to give the front of your home a pick-me-up. Kylie from Absolutely Arkansas knew from the moment she bought her home that shutters were a must. She […Read More]

Wood Lego Table with Storage

Free DIY Lego Table Plans

Do you have a Lego lover in your house? My son has been a fanatic for years, and I actually turned an old 80’s parquet table into a Lego table for him a couple years ago. Jamison from Rogue Engineer offers another great alternative to store-bought table with his FREE building plans a DIY wood […Read More]

Seashell Hurricane Candle Holder

DIY Seashell Candle Holder for Summer

Do you have a summer beach trip on the calendar? If so, make sure to collect plenty of seashells and make a coastal candle holder like this one from Gail at Purple Hues and Me. Here’s what Gail has to say about her latest knock off: “Don’t you just love it when you knockoff something […Read More]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! I hope you enjoy a restful day with your families. Need a last minute gift tag or card for Mom? You can get your free download for this beautiful design from The Painted Arrow.

Double Gourd Lamp–from a Juice Bottle!

DIY Gourd Lamp from a Plastic Bottle

Valerie from Home Made Modern had been eyeing a trendy double gourd lamp from Lamps Plus for quite some time but couldn’t quite bring herself to pull the trigger on it. She had a candlestick lamp on her console table; however, it just wasn’t making the statement she wanted. Valerie found a way to turn […Read More]

Garden Hose Wreath


KOD reader Nicki doesn’t have a blog of her own but wanted to share the new spring wreath that she made from a garden hose. Nicki took a very inexpensive hose in bright green and decorated it with silk tulips, which happen to be her favorite flower, and a burlap ribbon. Nicki loves that it […Read More]

Drop Cloth Grain Sack Pillows

DIY Home Decor ~ Grain Sack Pillow Tutorial

The Northern Nester Jacinda was inspired by Miss Mustard Seeds’ grain sack pillows to incorporate some into her own home. However, a Google search turned up pillows costing $200 each! Yikes! There was no way Jacinda could afford that, so she ended up making EIGHT of her own with drop cloth and paint for only […Read More]

Pom Pom Clutch Sewing Tutorial

Lilly Pulitzer inspired clutch sewing tutorial

After all the excitement of Lilly Pulitzer’s new line coming out at Target, Melissa of Polka Dot Chair decided to take her disappointment over not getting the items on her wish list and turn it into “creative inspiration!” Melissa shares the tutorial over at Tatertots & Jello for making your own clutch that features bright, […Read More]