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DIY: table and chair flip

I painted my daughter’s old playhouse this summer. The inside now looks like castle walls, the ceiling is the sky. It’s beautiful. When we got the playhouse, a table and chairs were included, but they showed their age and tons of wear, so I decided to flip it into my daughter’s new playhouse style. Hannah picked the oil […]

DIY: An upcyled planter box

I see a lot of old dressers with missing drawers, or lonely single drawers at flea markets and in junk piles. So, what to craft out of one? There are a lot of fun uses. One cute idea: place a small drawer filled with candles on a table top as a unique centerpiece. Here’s another idea. A couple years ago […]

A strawberry season trick for the birds

It’s strawberry season and my daughter and I are happy about our first real strawberry plants that haven’t died! Yay! There is nothing better than growing your own produce, unless you don’t get to enjoy the fruits of your labor, literally! My 5-year-old daughter Hannah and I have spent a ton of time outside trying to […]

Have pets? Try this!

It’s been a while since I have posted any crafts or projects. ‘Tis the season to be busy on the farm! ‘Tis also the season to keep the grass green and mowed, and of course still find time to play in it, too. Well, around here, we always have to be on the lookout before we […]

From bed to bench: a $5 flip

I picked up a twin headboard and footboard at a yard sale awhile ago for five dollars. I knew I could find a use for it! I love a good flip, so I started getting ideas for headboard benches. Adorable and affordable… plus plus!! When I asked my husband to cut the footboard in half, I kinda […]

A DIY retirement gift

A few weeks ago I attended my father-in-law’s Navy retirement ceremony. For 20 years he served, sacrificed and selflessly volunteered to protect not only his family, but America.  He served in Iraq two different times. I’m so proud of him! I was thinking I needed to do something for him, to show my appreciation for his […]

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