Faucet handles re-used as a coat hook

As most of you know the hubby is a plumber and when I showed him an idea on Pinterest that involved using old outside faucet handles as hooks he was ready to get to work. Our laundry room was in dire need for a shelf and a coat hook. There is currently a storage bench for shoes but that was turning into a catchall for all the coats and backpacks. I found two old pieces of wood in my parent’s… Read more »

Original kitchen cabinets given an update with paint and new hardware for a light farmhouse look

The kitchen is my favorite place. I love to bake, cook and create. Our farmhouse kitchen is big and open and I loved it’s potential when I first saw it. The kitchen was outdated and lacking the modern farmhouse appeal that I so love. The cabinets were the first on my to-do list. They were a medium oak with older hardware. But were in great shape and made of solid wood, which is hard to find these days without paying… Read more »

DIY pipe shelves

I know I am not the first person to create pipe shelves. But I may be the first wife who’s husband was super excited to help out! The hubby is a plumber and when I told him I wanted to make shelves using pipes he was very eager to help. And he was more than happy to get all the supplies needed; all I had to do was make sure we had some good boards to use! I called this… Read more »

DIY tomato cages that are sturdy and hold up to tomato growth

Tomatoes. You either love them or you hate them it seems. I am on the loving end, maybe a little too much for some people. Tomato sandwiches anyone?? The hubby falls somewhere in the middle, not a huge fan of a tomato by itself but add it to a salad or make it into salsa and he sold. If you happen to compare yourself with either one of us then you know that nothing compares to a ripe tomato right… Read more »

Outdoor Living space makeover reveal

Today is the day! I am so excited to share our made over outdoor space with you all. I have been teasing about it for some time now with the painted rug and the outdoor table and now it is all complete! Let me show you what it looked like before in the pictures below. The deck and benches are cedar so they have held up well physically to the elements. It had been years since the space had been stained… Read more »