$30 Cedar Fence Picket Sand Box

Why I Built this Sandbox My kids have been digging in the gravel around our house, so I've been wanting to build them a sandbox.  But I know a sandbox is only played with for about 5 years - so I didn't want to spend a ton of money (or buy a plastic one that ends up...

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2×4 Modern Adirondack Chair

Why I Built These Chairs I've been wanting to add some comfortable outdoor seating to our yard in uncovered areas, but it gets to be alot to manage cushions and pillows, trying to keep everything dry, bringing the cushions in when it snows, finding somewhere to store...

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Console Table [Modern Farmhouse Collection]

Add style and function to your space with our Modern Farmhouse Console Table.  In a just right (but easy to customize size!) there's lots to love about this one.  For scale, the mirror shown on the console is 24" x 36", there are three standard pillows stacked, and...

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Farmhouse Potting Bench

Why I Designed This Potting Bench Last winter, I built a farmhouse style coffee table for our living room.  We have loved it and get so many compliments on it! As spring showed up, guess what started happening??? I noticed a TON of people building the farmhouse coffee...

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Stack and Store Lap Desks

Our children have been home from school for a month now.  The papers, the books - it's everywhere.  How to organize and make systems? My friend has three school aged children in a very small A frame - so adding desks to the slanted walls would have been very difficult...

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$20 Raised Planter Box

Raised beds for gardening can be so expensive!  Here's a quick and easy DIY to build your own for about $20 each!  The secret? Use inexpensive cedar fence pickets for the sides.   Video Tutorial Watch our quick video on building this planter for lots of tips and...

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Easiest Chalkboard Shelf from Scraps

Here's an easy project that is useful and adorable!  It's both hooks and a chalkboard. We've used it as a grocery list and as a Christmas wall decor to hang stalkings (and keep track of naughty and nice actions). The shelf is useful too - it can be used for keys or...

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Round Modern Dining Table Base

A couple years ago, we built a round dining table for our main family table, and we LOVE it!  It has served us so well, feeling cozy with just our family, but easily adapting to more guests - just pull up a chair. But the base wasn't quite right for our family.  We...

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