Swing Bed DIY

Tammy Hiveley - June 2, 2016

There’s one thing I’ve always loved to do. Swing. I grew up with a classic tree swing on our little Iowa farm. I remember spending hours flying through the air desperately trying to reach the leaves high above my feet. I could swing and swing all. day. long. Then in Jr. High a few friends and I were swinging so wildly, we accidentally broke a …

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A Few Pinterest TO DOs

Tammy Hiveley - May 19, 2016

Now that the shop is up and running. I can get back to the list of ToDos that sit taunting me on my Pinterest boards. Sooo many grand ideas ~ so little time. Sadly, I’m a prime candidate for “Nailed It!” comedic pics. As much as I’d like to say I’m ‘crafty’; I’m really not. I have the vision but lack the patience to complete it …

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DIY Rustic Industrial Shelving

Cate Mezyk - January 19, 2016

We love to think of ourselves as DIY girls. But see, instead of the kind of DIY Pinteresty type experts that seem to share unreachable and impossible projects, we’re kind of fly by the seat of our pants, fake it until we make it DIYers. Case in point, the new shelving we recently installed. We knew we wanted a rustic industrial look, and of course …

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Leather Staining Made Easy DIY

Tammy Hiveley - December 10, 2015

After we got our new Minnesota Barnwood table last winter, we needed new chairs. Jason wanted metal for an industrial luncheon look, but I was still in love with the quality and general look of our old chairs. They just needed an update. A few of them had been Sharpied with a beautiful 2 year old’s artwork. And don’t let the seemingly wipeable leather seats …

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Bike & Helmet Rack ~ Weekend DIY

Tammy Hiveley - September 1, 2015

After everyone LOVED the Garage Mudroom ~Weekend DIY, we got lots of inquiries about the bike rack sitting along side it. So, this post is for all of you! My super smart husband created this simple weekend DIY to hold more than just bikes. This baby also organizes messier small items, such as, helmets, scooters and roller blades. Making our never-ending organization struggle one step closer to achieving garage utopia. {List …

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Garage Mudroom – Weekend DIY

Tammy Hiveley - August 20, 2015

After wrapping up a busy week at the shop, you can find it online here. The girls and I spent the weekend at my parent’s lake home, only to come home to find this!My handy husband cranked this little project out. An awesome mudroom for our garage! It’s the perfect place for the girls to throw their wet hats, mittens, coats and boots during those long …

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DIY Paint a Plate

Tammy Hiveley - April 30, 2015

Here’s a super simple DIY that you’ll be sure to love for years to come! Show off your mad skillz with a detailed artistic design. Or spend some quality arts & crafts bonding time with your little ones. It’s so easy that you are able to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece for any and every special occasion! Who doesn’t want their own birthday plate. Or Anniversary plate. …

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De-Winterize with this Super Simple DIY

Tammy Hiveley - February 19, 2015

De-winterize your lips, hands and feet with this SUPER simple DIY.I don’t know about you but I’m cracking from head to toe. The lack of moisture in my skin is driving me batty, not to mention wrinkly and extremely scaly. ugh! I’m done catching my rough scratchy fingers on my tights and sweaters. It’s just gross. While there are plenty of DIY scrub recipes floating around out …

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DIY Rustic Glam Chandelier

Tammy Hiveley - February 12, 2015

Here’s a simple rustic glam DIY to dramatically change the look of any room in your house.All you need: A simple chandelier A few hundred wooden beads Jewelry wire to match your chandelier Scissors or wire snippers I found an online store with a huge selection of wooden beads, giving me the options I needed to accomplish my vision. Within a few days the package was on my doorstep and I got started stringing. …

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Piece By Piece

Tammy Hiveley - January 29, 2015

When I moved into our new house last November I started with a clean slate. Our living room furniture found a home in the kids’ loft. Our old familyroom furniture went directly to the unfinished basement for the kid’s entertainment area. Which left my front sitting room and new family room empty. Yay! Yay! Except for the little detail of los dollares. My tastes are not matching …

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