Shannon from AKA Design + Life and her husband had been talking abut building a larger coffee table for their living room for some time and finally pulled the trigger during this year’s Creating with the Stars competition. A wood and metal table with “so much rustic industrial goodness…” caught their eyes. Although you wouldn’t [...Read More]
When you’ve got a small space, you know storage is a must. Pam from DIY Design Fanatic faced the issue of storage while renovating her half bath, aka the “the world’s smallest half bath.” She enlisted her hubs to construct a custom framed medicine cabinet deep enough to provide plenty of storage on the inside [...Read More]
If you’ve been dabbling with the idea of building a piece of furniture, Jen from House of Wood has the perfect project to get you going. Using only three boards and plans from Ana White, Jen built this lovely bench. Actually, it was so easy that she built two! Jen shows two different finishes – [...Read More]
Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow was inspired by picture frames made from reclaimed boat wood to make her own frames with a rustic look. While Ananda’s frames may look like they came straight from a boat themselves, all she used is new fence boards from the hardware store and gave them a weathered look [...Read More]
With a baby on the way, Ana White wanted the perfect changing table for her little guy – something “rustic yet refined” with storage aplenty. She found just what she was looking for in a buffet from West Elm… for $1,100! That was no problem for this handy lady. At 32 weeks preggo, Ana worked alongside her family to build the perfect changing table for their little bundle of joy… for less than $100! All it needs now is a topper, and it’ll be ready for changing time.
When Stephanie from Simply Swider saw an extra-large reclaimed wood frame, she fell instantly in love. Well… in love with the frame not the $110 price tag. Stephanie decided she could make it for less herself, so she raided the garage for some left over pallet wood and her fabric stash for leftover burlap. In [...Read More]