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The carpentry tools that you would need to build most of the projects on mycarpentry.com are listed below. In fact, these same tools can be ...

Home decor & Woodworking
DIY Faux Antique Tin Tile Backsplash. Textured wallpaper painted silver, then she went over it with black glaze to antique it.

Faux Antique Tin Tile Backsplash Tutorial and Some History

We purchased our house 9 years ago and it needed a lot of work. The first thing we did was rip out the entire kitchen. When I say the entire kitchen, I mean down to the sub floor, which we also replaced. To be clear when I say "we" I literally mean Bobby and I! We installed new walls, floors, ceiling, electric, plumbing, and windows, THE WORKS! We even took down a wall. This was extreme but a must. It really helped to open up the kitchen. There was a closet that was in the dining room, but…

Brilliant Wagon Wheel Chandelier Made with Mason Jars | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Wagon Wheel Chandelier Made with Mason Jars

I’ve seen these rustic chandeliers hanging from rafters in old barns, from trees at outdoor venues and in various high-ceiling homes and event centers. I fell in love with them at first site and dreamed of having one in front of my fireplace. I was shocked, however, when I saw the price tag on one I found for sale. At that point, I realized I absolutely had to learn how to make these DIY lights. With a little creativity, these chandeliers can be tailored to fit your home decor or to match…

Unbelievable Restoration Hardware Hacks

Restoration Hardware Decor Projects - Painted Furniture Ideas

Unbelievable Restoration Hardware Hacks

15 Useful Tutorials on Antiquing Furniture

Antiquing Furniture Tutorials - Painted Furniture Ideas

15 Useful Tutorials on Antiquing Furniture

15 Brilliant Repurposing Projects for Old Drawers {With tutorial links}

15 Brilliant Repurposing Projects for Old Drawers

If you’ve been looking for a way to repurpose old dressers or cabinets, I have a treat for you! I’ve found 15 amazing and unique ways that you can use old drawers and make them

The Ultimate Library Of Handmade Gifts | An invaluable resource of over 200 tutorials that will revolutionize gift-giving.  From DIY Coasters to Mason Jar Gifts to Under $5 Gifts...this covers quite the array of ideas!  Make your gifts personal this year...make them handmade!

30 D.I.Y. Coaster Gifts

Balance has been my word of the year this year. And in the words of Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof, “How do we keep our balance? That I can tell you in one word: tradition!” The last two Novembers, I’ve made it a tradition to make a few sets of D.I.Y. coasters: a set toRead more

diy saw horses - Google Search

diy saw horses - Google Search

DIY saw horses

Trestle From Pallets

Trestle From Pallets: I needed a set of trestles recently and rather than buy a set which can get expensive, especially for a decent sturdy set, i decided to build a set. I decided to build them out of timber reclaimed from a pallet. A big pallet granted but this will wo…

DIY Hexagon Pendant Lamp

DIY Hexagon Pendant Lamp

We bought our home six years ago, and everything in it was builder’s grade. Over the years we have replaced many things, but one thing that we didn’t replace until recently was the entryway light. In the process of trying to come up with a design, I discovered a hexagon pendant lamp online that my wife and I really liked. I decided to try to replicate the lamp with a few adjustments. I made the bottom hexagon using two 3/4 x 3/4 trim wood pieces. The top hexagon was made from…

Fake-It Frugal: Fake French Country Furniture, The Side Table (Part 1 of 3)

Fake French Country Furniture, The Side Table (Part 1 of 3)

I just adore the look of French Country Furniture, but the price tag has me reeling! (This one is nearly $1000.00!) Credit Of course, you know that I would much rather refinish my own furniture, but I still find myself unhappy with the price tag of expensive Designer Chalk Paints, Glazes and Colored Waxes. There must be a cheaper way! I have three pieces of furniture I'd like to refinish to make a matching set for my living room: A Side Table, A Coffee Table & A Sideboard/Sofa Table. Here's…

Mandala Style Stencil - Furniture Stencils Large - Wall Painting Stencils- Large Mandala Stencils- StencilsLAB

This easy-to-use reusable mandala floral stencil looks marvelous with any style of decor, whether classic, modern or bohemian. With its geometric shape yet organic, ornate design, this pattern adds warmth to walls, furniture, fabrics, and more. NOTE: This is a reusable stencil. *Need a bigger size? Contact us for personal quote." * THE SIZE OF THE STENCIL THAT WE USE ON 1st PICTURE IS 40'' x 40" * Check out our border stencil that was made exclusively for this design…

How to Spray Paint Countertops

How to Spray Paint Countertops

This is my #1 most popular post of all time! Everyone wants to know How to Spray Paint Countertops! Recently I painted our bathroom cabinets a bright white, which made the cream laminate countertops look really sad. We weren't in the market for new countertops, which meant I turned to my favorite home improvement tool... spray paint! I had to share my simple tutorial with you on how to spray paint countertops! This is what the countertops looked like before: I completely taped and tarped the…

Add a pop of color to your kitchen. Learn how to make window valances from a shower curtain using this easy sewing tutorial from Green With Decor featured on Kenarry.com

How to Make Window Valances from a Shower Curtain

Add a pop of color to your kitchen. Learn how to make window valances from a shower curtain using this easy sewing tutorial from Green With Decor.

reclaimed wood (from an old oak floor in houston!) art pieces by bri land <3

curated contemporary art /// bri land

Salvaged Inspirations | Before & After using General Finishes Java-Gel-Stain on Soft Pine

Road-Rescue Part 1 – Staining Pine with General Finishes Gel Stain… Ohhhhh No! - Salvaged Inspirations

If you're following me on Facebook, you know a few days ago I received a fun box of goodies from General Finishes Corporation. I decided to put these GF products to the test by re-styling 3 road-rescued furniture finds.My first challenge was pine is a soft large grained wood that typically doesn't take well to dark stain.