Painting Letters on Wood- Pallet Herb Garden Part 2

Painting Letters on Wood This week I will be covering part 2 of our pallet herb garden posts. Last week I shared > this post <about how we created an herb garden using discarded pallets. I had promised y’all that I would write part 2 detailing how I transferred the labels onto the pallets for painting letters shown below. I have never been very good at free-hand painting letters. I need some sort of stencil or guide to help keep them looking nice.  Over[Read more]

Pallet Herb Garden Part 1

Pallet Herb Garden do it yourself

Pallet Herb Garden Fresh herbs. There are just no substitutes for fresh herbs.  We have a fairly large vegetable garden and have recently planted a few fruit trees and grapes. But herbs… they are so useful and take such a small space to grow.  Even when we were living in homes with no space for a garden, we still did herbs.  We just used creative ways to grow them, such as this pallet herb garden. We just so happened to have[Read more]

Succulent Planter DIY

succulent in wooden desk planter

Do It Yourself Wooden Succulent Planter I know succulents are all the rage this year, so when it came time to think about end of the year teacher gifts I knew that I wanted some sort of succulent planter project.  Each year I try to make our gifts for our teachers because, with 5 kids in school we need to do a lot of gifts on a tight budget.  We have some really awesome teachers so we needed some really awesome[Read more]

Burlap Curtain Step by Step DIY

DIY Burlap Curtain

Making A Burlap Curtain for a Door You know how when you move to a new house you immediately find that you need some new things? I mean NEED, not want. Like when you get moved in and realize that the tub has no stopper, or the new house has 3 showers and you only moved with 2 shower curtains. Well this was one of those situations. On only the second night in our new home we sat down to dinner. We[Read more]

Six Inpirational Spring Mantles

Flash back to May, 2014 We have been renting a house for the past 4+ years and while we love the neighborhood and our friends here, it was time that we found a house we could make our own. The list of requirements is not too specific, 1 acre or more, a front porch and a mantle that I can decorate seasonally. The mantle at our current house holds a TV which is not ideal for decorative purposes (not to mention we always have a reflection of the fan lights on the screen) and I am determined to have my mantle be the focal point of the living room in our new home. This is one of the top 3 most important things to me.

Decorating a Spring Mantle Flash back to May, 2014 We have been renting a house for the past 4+ years and while we love the neighborhood and our friends here, it is time that we found a house we can make our own.  The list of requirements is not too demanding, 1 acre or more, a front porch and a mantle that I can decorate seasonally.  The mantle at our current house holds a TV which is not ideal for decorative purposes (not to mention we always[Read more]