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Six DIY Projects For A Haunting Halloween

I love the fall season and all the Halloween festivities.  It’s such a happy and exciti-…. okay.  I’ve got to stop right there.  I’ve never been great at doing Halloween.  I pour all my energy into kids costumes every year, which leaves zero time to come up with anything else creative for the holiday.  Why do …

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DIY Dutch Door

When it comes to picking a door for a nursery, interior hollow core doors aren’t the most popular choice, especially when they are from 1983. Head over to RYOBI NATION to see how I transformed an orangey-brown hollow core door, into one that can double as a baby gate. (Dutch doors / double the fun.) But first, don’t …

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DIY Spray Paint Organizer

I like spray paint.  Really, I do… but I have never liked my options when it comes to the storage of spray paint.  (Group them on a shelf and the ones in the back are lost to me forever.)  My latest RYOBI NATION project is a super easy DIY Spray Paint Organizer that addresses my need for …

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DIY Lighted Holiday Tree

What’s better than a little wooden holiday tree?…  One that lights up. My latest step by step tutorial on RYOBI Nation is an easy DIY for anyone in the mood for an easy DIY. (You’ll even have enough wood left over to make more than one.) Go take a look, but don’t forget to enter for your …

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Reader | One Board Challenge Giveaway

Remember my One Board Challenge project?  Well, now it’s your turn! Jen Woodhouse from House of Wood had put together a One Board Challenge for a group of bloggers last July, and it was such a fun project event, that RYOBI is sponsoring a follow-up challenge for our readers.  It’s your turn, let’s see what you …

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DIY Sports Decor + RYOBI Giveaway

Hi friends, are you ready for fall? It happens to be my 2nd favorite season to DIY because youknowwhat comes right after fall… don’t worry, I won’t say it yet. -“CHRISTMAS!!!” Sorry-I lied. I can’t control it sometimes, but at least I don’t jump up and down like an idiot. I’m just typing on my computer …

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Desktop File Drawers + RYOBI Giveaway

A lot of things come in threes.  Three amigos, three musketeers, three tenors… (don’t ask me where that last one came from.) My favorite thing of three happens to be my 3 boys.  I really like them.  I could go on and talk about their cuteness, but I’ll instead I’ll get to the point of this post.  My …

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Wall Storage And Organization

Here’s a fact about me:  I’m a fan of the storage crate. I love anything that can hold other things, because they make me feel more organized. A while back I received some crates from Crates & Pallet, and took the opportunity to build something for their “Back to School” campaign.   With these crates, I hoped …

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DIY Dog Steps + RYOBI Giveaway

Since we’ve entered the dog days of summer, I’ve been busy building a project on RYOBI Nation. Keeping with their dog days theme for July, I created some platform dog steps that unfold to store under the bed.  The timing couldn’t be better, because a certain 12 year old mini schnauzer needs a new way to get up onto …

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DIY Trellis Column + RYOBI Giveaway

If you are a little bit like me, you get the heebie-jeebies when you think of vines that climb things. Their creepy.  (I may have accidentally seen part of a Twilight Zone when I was little.)  That being said, I was surprised at my growing urge to create a trellis.  After all, a trellis is like an …

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DIY Tree Ornaments | RYOBI Giveaway

  Hello friends! I’ve joined RYOBI Nation to create a fun DIY Tree Ornament project (click to view tutorial ) for RYOBI FAST & EASY DIY GIFTS. These ornaments are fast, easy, and versatile.  Can ornaments be versatile? There’s more good news… I’m also hosting a giveaway for one of my readers to receive this awesome RYOBI Phone Works prize …

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Gorilla Glue GiveAway | Product ToolBoxes

Enter For A Chance To Win A Gorilla Glue Product Toolbox! The life of a DIY-er is tough sometimes.  Lost screws, broken tools, an unruly 2×4…. But Gorilla Glue products are tougher. I’ve used the tape, epoxy, wood glue, superglue, and yes, I’ve tamed an unruly 2×4. Wanna see what I’m talking about?  Here’s your chance! …