My wife decided she no longer liked our hallway coat closet and I needed to turn it into a mud room. It was looking pretty ugly, I’ll give her that, but we were storing a lot of stuff in there. I wasn’t ready to give up all that storage space for some shoe cubbies, a bench and a couple hooks. So we scoured Pinterest for days and finally came up with a solution that worked for both of us. Continue reading Transform Your Coat Closet into a Mud Room
Every year for Mother’s Day I stress out about what to get my wife. I prefer to give sentimental gifts that can have value beyond Mother’s Day. So things like jewelry or framed photos instead of flowers or a spa day. I understand women love flowers and spa days and those things might be part of a gift but in 2 years the flowers will be dead and the toe nail polish will have long since worn off. Something like a necklace can be worn for years and will serve as a constant reminder of the Mother’s Day.
This year I decided I would make a personalized art project that could be displayed in our home for years to come. Continue reading DIY: Handprint Bouquet
Last year I had disassembled so many pallets and had so many lose boards laying around I began to rack my brain as to what I could do with these boards. One afternoon I thought up this art project idea to get the kids involved with. Continue reading DIY: Pallet Board Wall Art
A while back my wife told me she had an idea for a pallet project. She said she was going to run to Walmart and would be back soon. She returned with the following items: A 1 gallon decorative ball mason jar, a candle, some wire and a curtain rod holder. She explained to me she wanted to create a wall sconce using these items and some pallet boards.