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Cat Deshedder

Cat Deshedder

I could easily afford to purchase one of these but it is so much more fun to have made this myself....

Installing a Barn Door in Our Master Bedroom

Installing a Barn Door in Our Master Bedroom

I finally got a sliding barn door in my house! I'm so excited, can you tell? I knew I wanted a...

DIY Copper and Wood Slice Dessert Stand

DIY Copper and Wood Slice Dessert Stand

Just call me a puzzle solver. I love looking in a cupboard and fridge and figuring out what can be...

Bird Feeder

Bird Feeder

My mummy loves watching birds in her garden and she has this tree full of flowers and 4 bird...

Rustic Log -  Dog Bed

Rustic Log - Dog Bed

From left over scrap wood to deluxe dog bed

HOW TO MAKE a RAISED PLANTER BOX

HOW TO MAKE a RAISED PLANTER BOX

I have made a few planters, but this is by far my favorite one.This could be made for interior or...

Create This Stunning & Affordable Bar For Your Dining Room

Create This Stunning & Affordable Bar For Your Dining Room

I had this old dresser and I used two of the drawers for another project so I was left with a...

DIY Barn Door Using an Interior Door

DIY Barn Door Using an Interior Door

Want the fabulous look of a barn door but don't want the expense? You can make one yourself from an...

DIY Backyard Gazebo

DIY Backyard Gazebo

I have this area in my yard that isn’t really usable for entertaining. It’s around the corner from...

Restoring History: The Gate House

Restoring History: The Gate House

The "Gatehouse", as it's called on our property map, was once a stop on the interurban train car...

See How Custom DIY Wood Bins Can Be Easy and so Affordable

See How Custom DIY Wood Bins Can Be Easy and so Affordable

I started the build for this DIY wood bin by measuring the opening in my bench. The height of the...

Custom Track Doors

Custom Track Doors

Our open bookshelf had become a case of clutter. We decided sliding track doors would close it off...

Old Windows Greenhouse

Old Windows Greenhouse

I had been saving old windows for years in hopes that someday my husband would build me a greenhouse...

Rustic Wooden Keys {Inspired by Pottery Barn}

Rustic Wooden Keys {Inspired by Pottery Barn}

Back in September, Handan told me that she had a great project for me. She had just published a post...

DIY Pallet Bridge

DIY Pallet Bridge

Our foot trail crosses a small creek which made it unusable parts of the year. A few pallets,...

DIY Barn Door Tutorial

DIY Barn Door Tutorial

I wanted to make our Master bedroom match the rest of our farmhouse feel in our home and I knew that...

Pergola/Arbor/Seat

Pergola/Arbor/Seat

My wife is recovering from surgery and wanted a nice seat to gaze out over the harbour
The Lady of
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Upcycled Windows Into Small Greenhouse

Upcycled Windows Into Small Greenhouse

I've had these old cabinet windows and a few other old wood pain windows for quite a while that I...

Modern Planter

Modern Planter

For this project, I'm going to make a modern planter. Feel free to make this box as big or small as...

Pallet Deck With Fire Pit

Pallet Deck With Fire Pit

I am totally exhausted so apologies for not posting sooner. The weather is wet and freezing here...

Building a Sandbox for Under $100

Building a Sandbox for Under $100

I wanted to make a sandbox for my kids for as close to free as possible. When I started pricing out...

Wood Fence Upgrade

Wood Fence Upgrade

Last year we happily removed the old chain link fence in our backyard and replaced it with brand new...

How To Make a Barn Door

How To Make a Barn Door

Enable to remedy a unique design flaw, we came up with a clever solution. A barn door. As you can...

Upcycling 2x4 Pieces Into Something Both Useful and Beautiful

Upcycling 2x4 Pieces Into Something Both Useful and Beautiful

I hate waste, see one of my earlier posts about recycing scrap wood. Well I had a big pile af short...

Make a Bird Feeder for Under $2

Make a Bird Feeder for Under $2

I have been trying to attract more birds. I built and put up some more birdhouses, added a bird...