Thursday, May 30, 2013

"D" is for Drop Cloth Coasters

Sew: personalized drop cloth coasters


Make quick personalized coasters using drop cloth scraps.


The drop cloth canvas will absorb any condensation from 'sweating' glasses.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

End of Year Teacher Gift

Build: teacher chalkboard gift


Make your end of the school year teacher's gifts one they are sure to enjoy with this super fast build.

Monday, May 20, 2013

"T" is for Terry Towels Roundup

6 ideas for diy personalized towels

Easily make your own personalized towels to keep or give using terry cloth towels and nearly any cotton fabric.

Stay simple and go with the single letter in black:

single letter monogram on terry towel

Friday, May 17, 2013

"U" is for United House Wrecking

Stamford, CT


If you're looking for old architectural salvaged items that are truly unique and have tons of character this is the place.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Bar Stools become Counter Stools

Bar stools become counter stools:


Head over to Pretty Handy Girl where I'm sharing how to cut down your standard wood bar stools to counter height:


And I'll also show you how to paint the star pattern on the seat:


Thanks to Pretty Handy Girl Brittany for allowing me to contribute.

Monday, May 13, 2013

DIY Tabletop Lazy Susan

Build: divided lazy susan


Make a tabletop divided lazy susan for less than one-third the cost of the inspiration version.

Friday, May 10, 2013

"Z" is for Zippered Pouch Roundup (25+ ideas)

Sew: 25+ diy zippered pouch ideas


I finally pulled together most of the zippered pouches I have shared on the blog so readers have one easy reference page.

All the styles, fabrics and variations complete with links to the tutorials

Monday, May 6, 2013

DIY Mini Croquet Mallet Food Labels

Buid: mini croquet mallet food labels


Summer is just around the corner and these food labels or table placecards would be perfect for a backyard BBQ or special event.

Pie anyone?