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DIY Board and Batten

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DIY Board and Batten

This project is probably my favorite that we have tackled so far! It was relatively easy (luckily we have all the required tools already) and we completed it from start to finish in just 24 hours. 24 HOURS!!! I was amazed at that! And for only about $80, it completely transformed our laundry room and gave us the 'mud room' that our home was lacking! I'll try my best to explain supplies, steps, tips and tricks that we learned along the way. There is also a video tutorial available on my Instagram profile. TOOLS: table saw miter saw brand nailer...

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DIY Porch Snack Bucket

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DIY Porch Snack Bucket

With the recent surge in online orders nationwide, our delivery drivers deserve more than a 'thank you' from us. UPS, FedEx, USPS, Amazon, etc. are working HARD (with a lot of overtime) to deliver all of our items in a timely manner. At my house it seems we get deliveries daily! So I wanted to treat my delivery drivers because I know how hard they work for us. I put together this simple treat bucket for them, and it only cost me a few dollars.   First, I found this plastic bucket at Hobby Lobby. It's only $5 and part...

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DIY Stovetop Pot Pourri Kits

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DIY Stovetop Pot Pourri Kits

Create adorable (and affordable) gifts for the holidays with these DIY Stovetop Pot Pourri Kits! The ingredients are cheap and easy to put together, and I've made free printable tags for you to attach! What you'll need: - treat bag or baker piping bag (preferred)- 1 small orange- 1 sprig of rosemary- 2 cinnamon sticks- 1 tsp nutmeg- 1 1/2 tsp whole cloves- 1/2 cup fresh cranberries- string or ribbon- instructions tag Simply layer the ingredients into the piping bag in the following order: nutmeg, cloves, cranberries, rosemary, cinnamon, orange. Once the bag is full, simply tie it up with...

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DIY Pumpkin Tower

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DIY Pumpkin Tower

This pumpkin tower is the perfect fall porch decor, and it can even be transitioned for Halloween! It is very simple to make and doesn't take long. And it only cost me about $10! Supplies: (3-5) pumpkin buckets (based on your preference), $1 each from Walmart (1) Can Spray paint (optional), $3 from Walmart (2) bags of pebbles, $1 each from Walmart Scissors Hot Glue Sharpie Instructions: 1. Begin by using the scissors to cut and remove the handles of the pumpkin buckets. 2. Then, if desired, spray paint the numbers in the color of your choice. You will only need...

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DIY Geometric Frame

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DIY Geometric Frame

I love this DIY geometric frame I made!!! But I'll admit: it's not the easiest to create. It includes a lot of angles, which will require a miter saw. But if you have the required tools, you can definitely create this beautiful piece for your home! Tools: Miter Saw Carpenter Square Pencil Sander Stain Staining Rag Wood Glue Nail Gun (optional) (2) 5/8" x 8' Wood Lattice Moulding Cut List: (2) 18" at 90 degree (2) 16" at 90 degree (4) 11.25" at 45 degrees(4) 5" one side 90 degrees, one with two 45 degree cuts to create arrow(2) 9.25" at 45 degrees(2) 7" at...

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