Making a First Aid Cabinet for the Garage

Making a First Aid Cabinet for the Garage

Ok- so, in the interest of full disclosure, I fully intended this project to be my Product Test Drive post for this month. BUT, things didn’t exactly go as planned. So, I’m putting that product “on ice”…which has a double meaning. Why? Because my plans for this wooden medicine cabinet were to transform it into a first aid cabinet for the garageRead more ›

Drawer Sachets from Shirt Pockets

Drawer Sachets from Shirt Pockets

Even though I’ve made repurposed drawer sachets once before, I had this spark of an idea and I simply had to share it with you. If you’ve been looking for ideas for DIY gifts for him (Father’s Day, Christmas, etc.) then these drawer sachets are JUST what you’ve been waiting for. In other words, “Shirt Pocket Sachets”.Read more ›

Bottle Cap Coasters from Tartlet Tins

Bottle Cap Coasters from Tartlet Tins

Last Fall, the Mr. and I were perusing the shelves at a local craft beer store when I spotted a display of bottle cap coasters. I chuckled to myself because I thought it was a cute idea. But, as I walked on by, I had a “Wait a second!” moment. Read more ›

25+ Cool Gifts for Guys that are Upcycled and Repurposed

25+ Cool Gifts for Guys that are Upcycled and Repurposed

If you have a guy to shop for, then you may struggle with gift-giving…and you are certainly not alone! So, instead of buying presents at the mall, maybe it’s time to take a different approach with these upcycling ideas. Whether you’re looking for birthday gifts for him, romantic gifts for him, or even best man gift ideas, this collection is for you. Trust me – there are some cool gifts for guys that you can make and he will love!Read more ›

Upcycling a Pants Hanger into a Belt Organizer or Belt Hanger

Upcycling a Pants Hanger into a Belt Organizer or Belt Hanger

Alright, I have to confess- this project is SOOOO simple that it probably doesn’t warrant a full blog post. But I put one together anyway. I hope you don’t mind…who knows, maybe it’ll come in handy for you anyway. Especially since they are a practical gift for him: a belt hanger or belt organizer that’s made from vintage pants hangers!Read more ›

Wall Mounted Bottle Opener with Cap Catcher

Wall Mounted Bottle Opener with Cap Catcher

One of the reasons we purchased our house was the screened in back porch, which is as big as a bedroom. The yard is lined with cypress trees, so there’s tons of privacy and it’s easy to forget that we live in a regular ole’ neighborhood. We’ve lived here for three years now, and I finally got around to building a wall mounted bottle opener with cap catcher to hang on the back porch. Read more ›

DIY Hat Stand from Wooden Candlesticks and Bowls

DIY Hat Stand from Wooden Candlesticks and Bowls

I’ve confessed my love of accessories to you before, particularly with scarves and vintage costume jewelry. But I am ALSO a lover of hats…especially during the humid southern summers! So, while I’ve made plenty of accessory organizers over the years (as well as other kinds of organizers), I was clearly overdue to make a DIY hat stand for my collection of Trilby hats.Read more ›

Playroom Wall Decor from a Retro Board Game

Playroom Wall Decor from a Retro Board Game

My husband is a board game-junkie and we’ve reached the peer group that appreciates nostalgic toys, Which means that there are always an abundance of classic board games in our house. I love the colorful game boards and wanted to upcycle one into a clock; perfect as home office or playroom wall decor.Read more ›

Coastal Wall Decor from a Thrift Store Book

Coastal Wall Decor from a Thrift Store Book

A thrift store book and a collage photo frame (or multi photo frame) aren’t typically related or even found near each other in your average thrift store. But, I decided to combine the two into one easy project that anyone can do. And even though my result was coastal wall decor, the theme and style could change depending on the book you use!
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Domino Clock as Playroom Wall Decor

Domino Clock as Playroom Wall Decor

My husband, Jon, is a game guy- computer games, board games, card games. To combine my love of vintage with his love of games, our home office is decorated with old wooden game boards from the 1930s-1950s. They make for great wall decor and it’s been a fun challenge to hunt them down. So, I decided to build him a domino clock to hang alongside the vintage games.Read more ›