A Fun Pea Gravel Play Area & Backyard Activity Wall

How I built a kids gravel play area, rustic bench, and outdoor activity wall. Keeps kids busy for hours without the mess of sand.

The Pea Gravel Play Area I’ve been working on this month is finally done. Yea! The boys are loving their new digging spot. I’m loving the new rustic bench where I can grab a cup of coffee and enjoy 20 minutes of peace while they play. 😉 As with most of my projects, I used … Read moreA Fun Pea Gravel Play Area & Backyard Activity Wall

DIY Reversible Sign Decor for all Seasons

Craft wood found at Lowes.

This DIY reversible sign makes it easier to freshen your home decor. I don’t want to pack everything away as I change things around, but I do want to keep the decor fresh and seasonal. Having a reversible sign with a light and dark side is the key to this DIY. I picked a neutral … Read moreDIY Reversible Sign Decor for all Seasons

How to find, layout and resize internet images to make your own art

How to find, layout, resize images for your DIY art and furniture

You don’t need to know how to draw to make great painted signs, printables, painted furniture, iron-on decals, etc. This post will show you how to find, layout and resize internet images to make your own art. The only tools you need are PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Reader (free software), and a printer. I use this … Read moreHow to find, layout and resize internet images to make your own art

DIY Fairy Garden with Mini Lights

DIY Indoor LED Lighted Herb Garden Tray

This simple Lighted Herb or Fairy Garden DIY will brighten any space. This lighted DIY Fairy Garden is already a favorite with the boys. The mini LED lights I strung around the garden tray and colorful birdhouses prove too irresistible. Luckily, this little tray garden is just out of reach. So, safe until the next growth … Read moreDIY Fairy Garden with Mini Lights

DIY Chalkboard and Painted Sign from old cabinet doors

DIY Chalkboard and Painted Sign from Cabinet Doors

Recycle those old cabinet doors into a cute chalkboard or painted sign! Happy New Year, everyone. I’m so excited for 2017 and have so many things on my to-do list already. Especially now that my youngest is at that great age where he’s becoming more independent and letting me get more done. Yea! I’ve just … Read moreDIY Chalkboard and Painted Sign from old cabinet doors