Farmhouse Home Decor

How to Make Mini Wood Drawers for a Tier Tray

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

This is one of my favorite DIYs.  These mini tier tray wood drawers are so simple to make you will be wondering why you haven't done it before. Supplies: 10 Dollar Tree Tumbling Tower Blocks Hot Glue Half Bead Step 1. Glue 5 sets of 2 blocks together using hot glue or wood glue. Step 2. Glue the sets together to create a small box. Step 3. Paint or stain the box with the color of your choice. (I choose yellow for this springtime drawer.) Step 4. Attach the half bead to the side you want to be the front...

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Easter Cross Garland

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

  With Easter right around the corner I was looking for a way to update some of my home decor.  One of the things I did was create this beautiful cross garland. The garland uses neutral colors so it is perfect for most home decor, or you can brighten it up with more tradition colors.   STEP 1.I used this wooden cross I found in my stash and removed the twine from the top. STEP 2. Then applied some of this gel stain using a baby wipe. STEP 3. I placed a piece of tape on the end of some...

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Bathroom Storage Thrift Flip

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

  Looking for a little extra storage for your home? This Goodwill find plus a little paint turns out so stinking cute. I picked up a little wood crate at Goodwill and it has been sitting in my stash for a while. STEP 1. The crate was cute just like I found it but I wanted something for my guest bath. The first thing I did was sand all the old stamps off of the box. I did this because I knew I wanted to paint it white and the black would have bleed thru the white chalk paint. I...

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Blah to WOW Message Center

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

High-End Farmhouse Thrift Flip I LOVE a good thrift flip! What about you? I picked up this piece from Goodwill awhile back because I knew it could be so much more. It was Farmhouse-ish but I wanted to give it a little bit more character. The best part was...I gave less than $2 for it, bonus points for being so cheap! After cleaning it up and getting all the dust off of I repainted the chalk board part with some CHALK BOARD PAINT. I found this bottle on Amazon years ago. (It has been sitting in my stash and this is the second...

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How to Make Reusable Mesh Stencils

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

I started using Chalk Couture a few months ago, and let me tell you, this makes crafting and decorating so much easier and quicker. I wanted to make a Farmhouse-ish sign for my living room, but I couldn't find the size I wanted. So, I decided to make my own reusable mesh stencil. Yeah, I know it doesn't sound easy, but it really isn't. The items you will need are: 1. Vinyl or stencil film, I have used both. 2. Silkscreen mesh I found on Amazon and is now in my Amazon store. 3. Parchment or Wax paper. I used...

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