Category Archives: DIY & Crafts

Cute project for kitchen towels

This is a craft that I first learned to do back around 1991. They are simple little wall hangings, made from a kitchen towel. You stitch around the main part of the design, fill the stitched part with stuffing, and … Continue reading

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Upcycled chairs get a storybook look

I’m hosting a Christmas cookie party in early December, so I’ve been on the hunt for a couple extra dining chairs that I can pull in if needed for my guests. I scored four – one pair was free, and … Continue reading

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Custom dish storage cabinet

I seem to be able to hand Greg any crazy idea I have in mind, and he has the ability to build it “on the fly” without plans yet somehow immediately getting my vision for what I’m needing to build. Case … Continue reading

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DIY bar cart from bookcase section

We’ve had a few successes with repurposing projects – cast-off items we purchased and then transformed into something different and useful. (Remember our Beachy Federalist coat rack?) By far our mutual favorite is what we simply call our DIY bar … Continue reading

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Quick, cute ghost craft just in time for Halloween!

Okay right off the bat let me apologize for the terrible pictures accompanying this post! I did not stop along the way during this project to take good photos, but when it came out SO CUTE… well I had to … Continue reading

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