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)”

How to Make a Furniture Dolly

I don’t know what took me so long to make this furniture dolly. Instead of boo hooing about how I don’t have what I need to make my furniture painting just a little bit easier, Joe and I worked together to create a simple dolly and now I can’t complain. Well, I guess I can but, that’s annoying. All I needed this whole time was 4 pieces of wood, some screws, bolts, a saw, and casters. Geez, coming from someone who likes to make, repurpose, and refurbish, I feel kind of pathetic that it took me so long to do what needed to be done. Continue reading “How to Make a Furniture Dolly”

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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“Fix” Broken Wagon Wheels by Making Them Stationary

I bought this cute little wooden wagon pull toy while out at a local neighborhood garage sale over the summer. It had the alphabet stenciled on it all around and the “axles” connecting the wheels were in bad shape. It was neither a toy nor pull-able at this point. This was an easy trash to treasure makeover! Continue reading ““Fix” Broken Wagon Wheels by Making Them Stationary”