Wood Plank Wall Art Goes Modern

pottery barn inspired wood plank wall art

A couple years ago Sarah from Thrifty Décor Chick created a piece of planked wood art to fit an awkward wall in her living room. At the time the blue and red color scheme was perfect for her space, but since then she has gravitated toward more neutrals. Still loving the look of the wood, [...Read More]

X-Leg Upholstered Ottoman for Less

diy x leg ottoman

This morning I shared planter stands from Kayla at Homecoming and have another of Kayla’s DIY projects to showcase – a look-for-less x-leg ottoman! With the help of her handy husband, Kayla built the base and upholstered the top of the ottoman in a weekend. Through DIY, they saved $500 on this beautiful new addition [...Read More]

Wood Planter Stands

DIY-Planter-Stands

Today I have two fab projects to share from Kayla at Homecoming – one for the outside of your house and one for the inside! As a simple, first project for their patio makeover, Kayla and her husband built these modern, wooden planter stands. Kayla says, “It only took an afternoon to build, and since [...Read More]

Custom Framed Medicine Cabinet

custom framed medicine cabinet

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]

The Three Board Bench

pottery barn inspired bench

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]

Mosaic Painted Wood Jewelry Box

mosaic jewelry box

Brittany from Confessions of a Secret Crafter created a stylish jewelry box with bold color and pattern, and basically all it took was paint! Brittany picked up a pack of wooden boxes at the craft store, penciled on her pattern, and then painted away. She says, “Plus, you can customize the pattern with absolutely any [...Read More]

Wooden Votive Candle Centerpiece

wood candle centerpiece

Breanna from Brepurposed saw a beautiful wood candle centerpiece while browsing online but says her heart skipped a beat when she saw the price – $69.99 for a piece of wood with holes in it?! Yikes! Breanna knew she could recreate it for a fraction of the price. She even improved on the original design [...Read More]

Gift Ideas for Dad #10: Wooden Tic Tac Toe Game

DIY Tic Tac Toe game

My husband is the Tic Tac Toe champion in our house, and our kids love trying to beat their game-master dad and learning all his strategies and secrets. If your husband is like mine, a wooden Tic Tac Toe game like this one from Bette at Somerset Lane would make a fun and sentimental gift. If you wanted to get your kiddos in on the creating, you could have them paint the cubes instead of staining them and cut Xs and Os out of vinyl or even use scrapbooking letters.

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