The DIY journey of a California citygirl and a Montana farmboy

Do It Yourself Bracket Shelf Recently I wanted to create a super easy shelf with inexpensive materials – wood and brackets. Let’s see what I came up with! Step One – Cut Your Wood Cut your wood to the length you want. I used a 1×6 piece and stained it with Minwax Special Walnut. You …

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Simple Plant Wall Hooks I was needing some space in my office to hang these darling plants from TJ Max. But I didn’t want to spend any money on them. So I rummaged through my box of “extra stuff” to see what caught my eye. That is how the Simple Plant Wall Hook came to …

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Do It Yourself Table Setting in 5 Steps I love keeping a table set, it makes me feel that much closer to a prepared dinner (even if nothing is started!). For years I thought it would cost a fortune to keep a table set, so I shied away from it. A few years ago I …

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Farmhouse Framed Prints Last year I was crushing over all the Farmhouse Prints – so I started wondering how I could make my own with the resources I had (long vinyl cutter, no large printers). After a bit of thinking I created a way that worked in my budget and was super easy to do.Here …

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Do It Yourself Barn Door   Who loves barn doors but doesn’t want to hire someone to build it for you?  You are in the right place, because that is how I felt.  So I set out to find an easy build that I could do on my own – and here is how I …

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Do It Yourself Plastic Pipe Shelf   I love plumbers pipe shelving but they aren’t a very inexpensive project – the piping cost quite a bit.  I was thinking the other day I could create the same look with PVC pipe, so I tried it out and it worked!  They are not as strong as …

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Do It Yourself – Farmhouse Sign Make this sign in 7 simple steps, come join me!     Ever since I started documenting my home decor journey I have been crushin on all these farmhouse signs.  You can pay to get one made, and often they aren’t cheap.  But if you don’t have the time …

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  One Room Challenge – Week Three Farmhouse Shutters So, the One Room Challenge Reveal is in TWO DAYS and I haven’t shared my updates!  So I am going to share my farmhouse shutters today, my blinds tomorrow and my reveal on Thursday – here we go!  As always, check out the other amazing ladies …

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– One Room Challenge – Week One Do It Yourself Shiplap   I am loving this challenge so far, because it keeps me on a schedule and pushes me to get things done.  I am good with a schedule!  Continue to check out all the guests for the One Room Challenge here as well as …

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Antiquing Wax   After refinishing the base of my 25 year old green cedar chest, I decided I wanted to finish the top of it just slightly different.  I chose to use a method called “antiquing” and just loved the way it turned out. Check out the process I used to finish the base using …

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