While on our usual trip to the local thrift stores, Angie spotted this brass candle holder. Immediately, she thought “This would make a great lamp.” Sure enough, it does make a great lamp and it was a quick one too! Continue reading “Thrifted Moroccan Styled Candle Holder Into Simple Lamp”
Custom DIY 3 Tiered MCM Themed End Table (Free Engineering Sized Printable)
Sometimes it’s tricky finding the right piece of furniture to fit in a certain space and our smallish house is no exception. We don’t have a coffee table due to size constraints so there isn’t a good, close spot to put the TV remote or set a cold one while relaxing on the couch. Angie had talked about wanting a side table so I decided to make my own end table that fits in a very tight area. Here’s how I did it to give you ideas on making your own. Continue reading “Custom DIY 3 Tiered MCM Themed End Table (Free Engineering Sized Printable)”
DIY Mid Century Modern Themed Plant Stand (Free Atomic Patterns)
This MCM modern plant stand project started out as an experiment. I wanted to test ‘gluing’ a laser printed pattern onto wood with Polycrylic instead of the more common Mod Podge method. At the start, I had other ideas for the final piece but it quickly turned into a completed mid-century styled plant stand with the clever idea of adding some hard plastic hangers cut to length for legs. Continue reading “DIY Mid Century Modern Themed Plant Stand (Free Atomic Patterns)”
Black and White Printed Map Antiqued with Coffee and Tea Stain
Angie and I like to come up with easy yet creative handmade DIY gifts for holidays and birthdays. No matter if it’s for the kids or adults, you’re most likely getting a handmade present from us. Recently I needed a gift for my Dad who has a fondness for visiting Hawaii (who wouldn’t) so I set out to make an antique style map of the islands.
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