Tag: DIY

5 Emergency Home Repairs You Should Know How to Do Yourself

5 Emergency Home Repairs You Should Know How to Do Yourself [Guest Post] Most emergencies are really out of our expertise, but there are ways to keep damage at bay by simply following a few good tips and precautions. Here are 5 emergency repairs that you can do yourself. 1….

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Reduce and reuse: easy DIY project ideas

In case you are tired of the constant lack of free space in your home, this means that it is time to do something about it. You will be surprised when you see how many old and useless things you keep. Instead of throwing out everything, you can use it…

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Vintage School Desks {DIY} Final Pics!

I totally forgot to share these finished pics of the girls’ school desks with you! I finished them quite awhile ago, and just haven’t posted. I guess with school starting back and all the busyness of the household, I just forgot. Well, here goes. The completed desks! These were taken…

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Working on Vintage School Desk #2 {Sneak Peek!}

Is this color not AMAZING!? The color is Rustoleum Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover in GRAPE. It also has a coat of Rustoleum Glitter Spray in multi-colored glitter. I LOVE it so much! 😀 Anyway, this is part of Jacey’s school vintage desk. I’m going to get it finished up this…

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Re-doing old vintage school desks {Post 1 of 2}

A few years ago, I got 2 old school desks from a lady who was cleaning out her garage. I got them for free {what a deal!} They were in pretty decent shape. My girls used them for awhile, and then they wound up in our garage, where they sat…

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A total snow day!

Friday we had a fun filled day! Lots of sledding and playing in the snow! The weather was great. I believe the temps topped off at 38 degrees, so it was perfect weather for playing in the snow. 😉 First, we went to a snow hill nearby and went sledding….

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Coffee Filters—Did you know?

As I finished up my post on DIY Dryer Sheets, it got me to thinking. Coffee filters are so great for so many things. Maybe I should write a post on uses for coffee filters. There are more than you think, actually. Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and…

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DIY Dryer Sheets

So lately, I have been on the “homemade household products” kick! After making the DIY Fabric Softener the other day, I wanted to try my hand at doing the DIY Dryer Sheets. They seemed simple enough-that’s for sure! This recipe seemed pretty simple & straight-forward. Fabric softener and coffee filters….

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Ready for another project!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. The Butterfly Island is complete and I couldn’t be more happy with the results. It was a fun project to do! I think my favorite part of the project was choosing the flowers. It was great…

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Home Depot Kids Workshop!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. I am very excited to be working with the Home Depot. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. When planning our Butterfly Island project, we took advantage of the free kids workshop…

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The Home Depot Garden Club

Now that it’s spring, it is the perfect time to sign up for the Home Depot Garden Club. Why, you ask? Well, there are many perks to joining this club, especially if you love to garden. When you sign up, here is what you can expect. The benefits include: -$5…

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Let's make a Butterfly Island: [The Preparation]

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot….although thoughts & opinions are my own. We are working on a brand new project this spring, and it is one that I am super excited about. I love plants and flowers, and also love butterflies. What…

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DIY Projects and the Home Depot

I am really excited and anxious for warmer weather to arrive here in North Dakota. Sometimes it comes early, sometimes just a little bit later than we want. I love gardening. Every spring I look forward to getting outdoors and planting flowers, shrubs, and doing various outdoor projects. I love…

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DIY Dishwasher Detergent

This was a “recipe” that I was super excited to try! Once I saw this on Pinterest, and saw how easy it was, I definitely had to give it a go. I repinned it from THIS site…and followed the instructions exactly. I’ve seen other recipes that call for Kosher salt,…

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My latest [repurposing] project

Turning an old spice rack into fingernail polish storage! Here what the spice rack looked like before. Is this like 70’s or 80’s or what? I found this in the thrift store for $2.99. Here it is again after spraying it with Krylon (paint & primer in one) black. Needs…

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