Vintage Dresser with a Modern Sunset Makeover

Check out the sunset paint makeover I did to this vintage dresser I picked up off Craigslist. The body was pretty rough, so I smoothed it out with some good ‘ol sanding & bondo, and then I removed the old knobs, filled in the holes, and cut

Turn a Drawer Into a Storage Ottoman

Check out how I turned this drawer I pulled out of an old dresser into a handy storage ottoman with an upholstered top and a set of hairpin legs! Here’s how I made it: So if you saw my other post where I turned an old dresser

Turn a Dresser Into a Kitchen Island

I’ve had an idea in my mind for a while to turn an old dresser into a kitchen island. I wanted to put it on some big casters I had laying in my work room, and I wanted to top it with a simple butcher block style

How to Make Chalk Paint (Cheap & Easy Recipe!)

Here’s a super easy & low cost way to make your own chalk paint. It has a rich, creamy, vintage look to it and is actually a bit more durable than regular acrylic latex paint. I’ll also show you how to use it on a project and

Build a Low Budget Aircraft Cable Railing

When we bought our house back in 2013, one of the biggest disasters was the back patio. There was a moldy, mildew-y vinyl fence hiding a cracked & sunk concrete pad and perhaps the world’s ugliest & most unsafe basement staircase railing. See below: Absolutely terrible! The

How to Make a Vintage Trunk Table

A few days ago, I stumbled across this old, vintage trunk at a thrift store in town called “The Price is Right.” It was sitting in the far back room among all the usual thrift junk with a $20 price tag on it. I noticed that it

How to Build a Simple, Low Cost Work Table

Although I built a wall mounted stand up desk to do all of my computer work, I still found myself hunched over on the floor while working on my diy projects. It was time to build a work table. My aching back was begging for it. Now,

How to Build a Wall Mounted Stand Up Desk

Easily, one of the best projects I’ve built for myself in the last couple of years is this simple wall mounted, stand up desk. I used to always just sit hunched over at my work station editing all my videos, pictures, blog posts, etc. It always felt

How to Make Homemade Wood Stain (2 Easy Ways!)

Ever thought about making your own wood stain, but you weren’t quite sure how? Well, let me tell you. It’s actually pretty easy! Here’s a couple of videos I made that show you how to quickly & easily make some using supplies you probably already have in

Our Barn House “Murder” Bathroom Renovation

Ah… the downstairs bathroom in our barn house. When we toured the house before buying it, the bathroom was one of those rooms that made your skin crawl instantly. It was so grungy & gross and the floor looked like someone was murdered on it. We knew