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With summer in full swing, I decided to plant multiple types of fragrant plants in my backyard to serve as a natural bug repellant and to elevate the space. You can read more about the plants I chose here. I have multiple outdoor planters that I love. In this post, I’ll share some of my […]

In this article, we’ll talk about console tables and cabinets and how they can elevate a space. Console cabinets are versatile pieces of furniture that can significantly enhance the beauty and functionality of any space. Whether placed in an entryway, living room, or dining area, console tables and cabinets offer practical storage solutions and an […]

In this blog post, we’re focusing on 5 Simple Scrap Wood Projects that anyone can make. These ideas are designed to inspire creativity and make use of those leftover pieces that often end up forgotten in the corner of the workshop. If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got a growing collection of scrap wood […]

Transform your space with a touch of nature-inspired mountain wall art! Whether you’re a seasoned woodworker or a novice DIY enthusiast, this tutorial will empower you to bring the beauty of the mountains indoors by adding a personalized and captivating touch to your home. Ever since I revamped my son’s room, I felt like it […]

If you’ve ever dreamt of cultivating your own fresh herbs at home, you’re in for a treat. In this blog post, I’ll guide you through the exciting journey of building your very own DIY herb planter. I have always wanted a kitchen herb garden. Following a substantial kitchen renovation, I finally acquired the ideal counter […]

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to preserve the beauty of dried flowers by encasing them in crystal-clear epoxy, creating a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. You probably already know this about me, I absolutely adore adding the finishing decorative touches to a freshly transformed space. After I put the final touches on my office, I couldn’t […]

Making a DIY large serving tray can be a fun beginner project. You can customize its shape, size and color. Here’s a basic guide on how to make a wooden serving tray! Just recently I finished doing a complete overhaul on our kitchen. From a new layout, to custom cabinets, range hood and tile backsplash, […]

I have always been curious about indoor battery powered lights. It is obviously much easier to install a light that doesn’t require electricity, but how do you actually charge them? Does it need to be installed close to an outlet? Do you still have to screw them to the wall? I decided to test one […]

My favorite part of building my own furniture is being able to take a design that I love and turn it into a piece of furniture that works for my home! I found a modern entryway table that I absolutely loved, but I don’t need a new entryway table. Instead, I used the design to […]

Who doesn’t love a good IKEA hack?! IKEA has very affordable furniture that often has a simple design. When I see a piece of their furniture, I often think about how I can improve the appearance. I purchased an IKEA Flaxa bed second hand and did just that! Here’s how I took a simple, white […]

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