30 DIY Projects Using Shims!

30 DIY Projects Using Shims!

If you aren’t familiar with shims, they thin angled wood pieces that are used by builders to level out surfaces – commonly used to hang doors, windows, etc.   But because of their angled nature and the depth effect it creates – they can make for some...
The Most Gorgeous Desk You’ve Ever Seen – Made From Plywood!!

The Most Gorgeous Desk You’ve Ever Seen – Made From Plywood!!

Ok, bestill my heart here. I came across this project, and I’m totally swooning. Like completely in love. And googling woodshops in my area. This is definitely not a DIY at HOME kind of project (unless you have weeks to kill spent sanding), but OH MY GOODNESS.  ...
Whitewashed French Vintage IKEA Planters

Whitewashed French Vintage IKEA Planters

Recently I took a trip to IKEA and was looking in their planting area.   I wish I could say I had a green thumb, but I really just don’t.   So finding realistic looking fake plants is always something I’m looking out for.   I came across these cool looking...
DIY Antique Inspired Corbels

DIY Antique Inspired Corbels

OMG, I am totally obsessed with this project over at Remodelaholic right now.   Have you ever come across vintage corbels in an antique shop?   They are gorgeous, but they can run a few hundred dollars, depending on how big they are.  Yikes!!!   They’ve always...
DIY Pumpkin Decor – Without Using Pumpkins!

DIY Pumpkin Decor – Without Using Pumpkins!

I’ve planted pumpkins in my garden for 2 years now.    We had NOTHING, literally not a single sprout last year.   But my son just ran in totally elated….   we FINALLY yielded a crop, check it out!!! Pretty darn impressive, right???? 🙂   So maybe,...
Painted Wooden Pumpkins For Fall

Painted Wooden Pumpkins For Fall

Fall decor can be tricky (at least for me).  I’m not always super into the usual fall stuff, the big round fake orange pumpkins and all the bright colors that don’t work well with the color scheme in my home.  I love natural decor look for fall –...
Family Photos Wall Clock – LOVE This!

Family Photos Wall Clock – LOVE This!

I am in love with this idea for a big blank wall – thinking about it for my bedroom or our upstairs hallway.   If you have a cricut you can use it to cut your own vinyl and put whatever personal saying or phrase you might want, or you could order one on Amazon....