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Percy Jackson Party

Celebrate your birthday Percy Jackson style at a Camp Half-Blood party right in your own backyard. Invite all your demigod friends and go on a quest. My daughter loves Percy Jackson and all of the Heroes of Olympus books by Rick Riordan, so we decided to celebrate her 12th birthday with a Percy J...
How to make a self-watering planter

Self-Watering Planter

Make a self-watering planter or wicking-bucket to keep your plants healthy and well-watered. Perfect for a patio garden or any yard. I le...
Learn how to keep brass shiny permanently

How to Keep Brass Shiny

A few simple steps to keep brass shiny permanently. This process works for copper, stainless steel, and other metals too. Never polish metal again. After restoring our vintage mid-century dining table, I loved how the brass-tipped legs looked. They were beautiful and shiny, like jewelry for our d...
removing old kitchen cabinets that were nailed to the wall

Kitchen Demolition

Our kitchen demolition and some of the lessons we learned while demolishing our kitchen. I was so excited to demolish our old kitchen. Th...
Easy DIY felt race track and city with printable template | Felt roads and felt play mat | Little boys craft | Disney Pixar Cars 3

Cars 3 Felt Race Track

The Disney Pixar Cars 3 movie inspired this easy DIY felt race track and city with roads and a dirt track. Free printable template included. It's perfect for your Mattel Cars toys to drive on. Anyone who likes the previous Disney Pixar Cars movies is going to love Cars 3. The animation is incredi...
How to frame a wall in place | Building a frame for a wall | home improvement by adding a partition wall | small wall DIY

Framing a Wall in Place

Framing a wall is an easy do-it-yourself home improvement project. Build a small interior wall by framing it in place, then add drywall, mud...
How to make a personalized wood journal | Use thin plywood to make the cover for a custom notebook | handmade crafts

A Carved Wood Journal

Make a custom carved notebook or wood journal out of plywood. It makes the perfect personalized gift or treasured keepsake. Last year, I saw Serena from ThriftDiving.com post about how she made a personalized journal with wood. I loved how her journal looked, and I’ve been wanting to make one ...
DIY Star Wars boy's room | chalkboard door | Darth Vader light switch | Death Star light | Star Wars nursery ideas

Star Wars Room: Finishing Touches and more Ideas

Design a Star Wars Room with space colors, a Darth Vader light switch, a Death Star light, a LEGO mobile, a wampa rug, and other fun details. I've teamed up with a few other bloggers to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars by sharing projects and recipes inspired by the movie. You can find...
Learn the 5 simple steps to give your room a design makeover | interior design | french country decor

A Design Makeover

Five steps to the perfect interior design makeover. Learn how to give your home a charming and finished look, in the style that best fits yo...
Use craft inks to create the deathly hallows design on any tshirt, or learn how to make your own design. Free printable pattern of the Harry Potter designs.

Deathly Hallows Shirt

Use craft inks to make a deathly hallows t-shirt or design your own customized t-shirt. Remember in my post about the Personalized Water ...
14 gift idea for the tech lover or technology expert

Gifts for the Tech Lover

12 innovative, unique, and affordable gift ideas for the tech lover this Christmas, including speakers, disposable flash drives, and a way t...
How to make Moana's necklace with hemp, and how to make a charm that looks like Moana's locket. DIY jewelry and a gift idea.

Moana’s necklace

Learn how to make Moana's necklace with hemp, and how to make a charm that looks like Moana's locket. A great DIY jewelry and gift idea. ...
Great gift idea and which art supplies to include when giving an artist gift set

Artist Gift Set

Put together a set of quality art supplies to create the perfect gift for any artist or creative friend. This post contains affiliate li...
A Hemp Jewelry-making kit is the perfect gift idea to give to any teen or tween girl

Give a Jewelry Making Kit

Create a jewelry-making kit to give to your favorite teen or tween this year. Include a good how-to book and lots of fun supplies. My kid...
How to cut and install dry wallHow to cut and install dry wall

Installing Dry Wall

We put up dry wall, mudded the seams, added texture, and painted our wall to make a beautiful new wall in our home. It’s work, but a great...
How to make Lego Friends outfits as a gift for the girl or tween who loves Legos

Lego Friends Outfits

Make a Lego Friends outfit for your Lego-loving girl. A perfect gift for tweens or any girl who loves to build with Lego Friend sets. My...
Update an old clock by refinishing the clock frame and creating a new clock face

Updating a Large Clock

Update a large clock by replacing the face and refinishing the wood frame. Make the style of the clock fit with the style of your home. I...
It's easy to alter a pattern to make any costume you want. This gives directions on how to lengthen, widen, or shorten any dress or jacket.

How to Alter a Pattern

Love making costumes but can’t find the right pattern? It’s easy to alter a pattern to create any costume you can imagine. Last year ...
A Nerf dart costume made into a steampunk blaster. Perfect for any steampunk costume.

Nerf Steampunk Gun

Turn a plastic Nerf dart gun into a steampunk blaster. It’s easy to make a steampunk gun with just a little paints and some details. Fo...
How to restore an old or neglected wood deck

Reclaiming a Worn Out Deck

A wood deck that has seen better days can still be restored to a beautiful and functional space.  With some hard work and the right supplie...
PVC pipe and fitting make great industrial closet hardware and at a much cheaper price than galvanized pipes

PVC Curtain Hardware

PVC pipes and fitting painted silver make beautiful curtain hardware for these closet curtains. I really like how the industrial pipe she...