Wooden Storage Caddy Doubles as Easter Basket

Jaime from That’s My Letter made these adorable caddies from scrap wood and leftover paint. The smaller ones she created for Easter baskets and egg hunts. Her design is based loosely on Ana White’s toolbox plans. I love these and can seriously think of a million uses. Craft supplies, magazines,  diapers, toys…

diy wooden storage caddy

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Rollaway Toy Storage Crate

Now that the presents have all been unwrapped are you wondering where you are going to store them all??? Desiree from Camelot Art Creations made this rolling storage bin to corral all the toys that threaten to take over her living area each day. The beauty of this piece is that it allows her children to be accountable for cleaning up themselves since it requires simply throwing the toys into the crate. Desiree built her crate for free using pallet wood, but if building’s not your thing, you could also doctor up an unfinished crate from the craft store.

Rollaway Toy Storage Bin

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Antique White Spindle Crib

Rachel from Maison de Pax had been dreaming of an antique looking crib for her son’s room but couldn’t justify the expense when she already a perfectly good crib. Imagine her excitement when she got a call about a FREE white spindle crib. Rachel of course snatched it up and then achieved the look she was after with flat white spray paint, stain, and a dark wax. She sewed a simple crib skirt with box pleats out of drop cloth to complete the look… for a grand total of $7!

rh inspired crib and bed skirt

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Ruler Growth Chart

You always hear people say that kids grow up way too fast, and it’s definitely true! Growth charts are a great way to record all those precious inches that mark the passage of time. Tiffany from That Village House created a really cute way to track her kiddos’ growth with this ruler growth chart. Tiffany […Read More]

Wood Book Holder

Here’s a fun way to put some of your prized books or cookbooks on display from Esther at wholly Kao. Esther made a holder for her cookbooks out of pieces of wood that were cut to varying heights, glued together, and then stained. The bright colors of the books against the stained wood makes for […Read More]

Decorative Initial Stand

Erin from Life is Like a Bowl Full of Cherries recreated an Anthropologie letter stand that she loved for only a few dollars. You may even be able to pull this project off for free if you’ve got some scrap wood, stain, and paint on hand. Erin says, “It might just be my favorite piece […Read More]

Painted Desk with Stained Top

Karri from House of Tubers initially spotted the Whitney Desk in the PB catalog.  Then after looking around, she saw quite a few similar two toned pieces with painted and distressed bases and dark stained tops on Pinterest.  She decided to combine what she liked about all of them and make her own from a […Read More]

Vintage Wood Crates

Shelley from The House of Smiths was on the hunt for some unique storage boxes with a vintage feel, but, alas, everything she found just wasn’t the size or color she needed. Luckily, it was simple to whip up a few that met the exact specifications. I just love the planked look of these boxes […Read More]

Numbered Wood Dresser

Monica and Jess from the Real Housewives of Bucks County recently went through a project whirlwind as they completed four big projects in only four weeks. They shared one of their faves  at Craftaholics Anonymous, a dresser that they transformed into an Anthro-inspired masterpiece. I know we have seen this knock off a few times, […Read More]