Friday, September 30, 2011

Wood Pallet Furniture

Ok so just recently I've fallen in love with wood pallet furniture!
So much in fact, that I'm planning on building bookshelves in my guest room from them!
What a great way to save something from the landfill; and its a great conversation piece!
Here are some pics of a few great pieces so that you can be inspired too!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Get Hooked

Recently I posted a blog about my most recent weekend project. I painted my hallway in stripes and then added a fun collection of hooks for hanging jackets, diapers bags, backpacks, etc...
Today I'm going to tell you how to make hooks from forks and spoons.
Its quite simple and quick!

Items you will need for this project:
A drill and drill bit to drill hole for screw
A screw
Fork or spoon
Wood piece in any size or color

Step 1: Bend the spoon or fork in middle to form a hook.

Step 2: Drill a hole in the center of spoon/fork handle

Step: 3 Center the spoon/fork where you want it to be placed on the wood; and screw the screw through the hole on spoon/fork onto the wood.

Step 4: Hang and enjoy!

Monday, September 19, 2011


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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Weekend Project: Bringing a boring hallway to life!

So this past weekend my hubby was out of town at a conference in South Carolina. So to keep myself busy I came up with this project! I decided to paint stripes throughout both sides of the hallway. Then I needed a place that my kids could hang their backpacks and the kids I babysit could hang their coats and diaper bags. I thought it would be fun to have a wall of different hooks. So I started collecting different hooks. Some I got at Hobby Lobby, a few from around the house, and then I had heard about making spoons into hooks. So after some research I came up with a plan on how to make a spoon and a fork work in my design.

                   Here's a BEFORE pic of my hallway

                          and here's AFTER

I will show you how to make the spoon/fork hooks in my next blog.
What weekend project have you been wanting to do?