Cyber Monday – 20% Off Holiday Signs on Etsy

In honor of Cyber Monday I will be giving 20% off of my holiday signs on Etsy! Click HERE to Shop Use Coupon Code – CYBERMON at Checkout to receive 20% off any wooden Holiday Sign Sale ends tomorrow, Dec. 3rd. *When you are busy shopping for others on Cyber Monday, don’t forget to treat yourself too – with a handmade holiday sign!  Add some rustic

DIY to Try – Pallet Wine Rack

There is certainly nothing to wine about with this DIY tutorial on how to make a pallet wine rack! Considering I recently showed you how to make a rustic shelf out of a pallet, I found it only fitting that the next DIY post should be about making another type of shelf…for wine.  And hey it even holds your glasses too! Win, win, wine! The

DIY to Try – Rustic Pallet Shelf

One of the easiest ways you can add a rustic element to your room is by creating a DIY pallet shelf! With the recent guest bedroom makeover project, I decided to add a natural element to the bedroom with this book shelf that I created using a wood pallet and assorted knobs I picked up from the Good Will. To begin you will need a

Making a STATEment-DIY Bookends

One of my new favorite handmade items to make are these wooden bookends.  This idea started last year when I was desperate to come up with a gift for Jim that was both rustic and personal.  The personal touch came by adding the state we were both born in, and then the state we both moved to and met in, but really these bookends can

Let’s Table This – Glass Top Pallet Table

Working with pallets has become a new obsession over the past couple of years.  When my father isn’t bringing some home from his work, I am keeping my eye out for free ones.  Anyway, they are great cheap ways to use wood, as long as you clean and treat them properly.  I use heat-treated pallets that never carry food, and I power wash and paint/stain/seal

Live Laugh Love This Painting Tip!

One of my favorite projects is making signs out of reclaimed wood, however it wasn’t until a few days ago when I decided to try a crackle finish using the old back to school staple: Elmer’s School Glue.  I had read about this technique a few times and then quickly forgot about it.  That is until I decided a good old distressing wouldn’t give this