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Keep Calm and Carry the Kit
If you were a Boy Scout or Girl Scout growing up, you’re likely familiar with the motto ‘Be Prepared’. My own motto is Keep Calm and Carry the Kit! Today’s post is about being calm and ready – in more ways than one! Continue reading
Bathroom Light Fixture Planter
If you’re anything like us, you try to complete your inside renos during the winter months so you can enjoy the great outdoors once the good weather arrives. We just finished an accessible bathroom renovation for my Mom, so in this tutorial we’re showing you how to turn an unwanted bathroom light fixture into a planter for the garden. Continue reading
Dog Gift Basket – Toy Organizer
With x-mas fast approaching, this dog gift basket is perfect for gift giving! When the goodies are gone, use it as dog toy organizer. It’s a cool project for the furry friends in your life and their human counterparts!
Retro Filing Cabinet Makeover
Today’s post is a quick one to show you how Hubs made over the filing cabinet for his mancave. Continue reading
Teak Chairs: the DIY Makeunder
We thought these teak chairs were beautiful as they were so instead of a chair makeover, we gave them a ‘makeunder’! Continue reading
How to Get Milk Paint to Stick to Anything!
I always avoid indoor paint projects because of the fumes. Even with low VOC paint, I don’t want to pollute what precious indoor air quality I have in my basement craft studio – especially in the winter months when I can’t even crack a window open. Did you know that there are no VOCs in milk paint? Because it’s truly non-toxic, I get to keep every brain cell so I can keep dreaming up new projects! Continue reading