Category Archives: DIY

DIY: Wall Sconce

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.

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DIY: Centerpiece

Two Thanksgivings ago we were all set to host some friends and family for a Thanksgiving dinner. We were about an hour away from the guests arrival when my wife turned to me and said “Could you please build me a centerpiece?” All I could think about was the guests would be arriving soon and I didn’t want to get all dirty. I protested, but it was of little use. She “needed” that centerpiece. She shared with me her vision and off I went. Continue reading DIY: Centerpiece

DIY: Kitchen Table Refinish

We are a family of six.  Problem is we had a kitchen table for 4.  So we took to the internet to find a table that would fit our family and our kitchen.  The style we decided on were running anywhere from $400-$800.  In the scheme of life that wouldn’t break the bank but I can’t say I was excited to spend that much on a table.  We kept delaying the purchase, then one day my wife tells me she has found one locally on Craigslist for $65, but it would need to be refinished. Now she was talking my language.

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