Friday, November 29, 2013

DIY #1 Shelf

diy number one shelf

It's official, we've past Thanksgiving and Christmas is just around the corner.  Today I'm sharing this diy #1 shelf with free plans for you.

handmade holiday gift plans 2013

Today it's a number one shelf for that #1 kid.

diy number one shelf

She's super smart and made the plans using 1/2" plywood, one 2x4 panel will do which puts this build at about $20 once you add in the cost of the 1/4" plywood back panel too.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

DIY Kitchen Banquette

diy kitchen banquette

A kitchen banquette built for a friend of a friend.

diy kitchen banquette with storage drawers

(There will be pillows and maybe an upholstered cushion eventually, I took this picture when the paint was still wet.)

Monday, November 18, 2013

"M" is for Monogrammed Ornament

Paint: monogrammed ornament

Make these handpainted wooden circular ornaments and finish with an easy frame made from a metal clamp.

You can use nearly any font.

I'm linking up to:
SAS @ Funky Junk
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
That DIY Party @ The DIY Showoff
Tutorials & Tips Tuesday @ Home Stories A to Z
The Scoop @ Lolly Jane
Strut Your Stuff @ Somewhat Simple
Share Awesomeness Thur @ The 36th Avenue
Pretty Things Thursday @ Scissors & Spatulas
Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
SAS @ Just a Girl
Remodelaholics Anonymous @ Remodelaholic
inspiration board @ Carolyns Homework
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table & Dreaming

Friday, November 15, 2013

DIY Cupcake Stand

Build: diy cupcake stand

It's Friday and time to share another handmade holiday diy gift build with plans from Ana White.

Today we have a cupcake stand:

Just with a simple change of trim moulding and finish you can tailor this build exactly as you like:

Thursday, November 14, 2013

"F" is for Felt Cupcakes

Sew: felt cupcakes

Make your own kids play cupcakes.

Felt, a little hand sewing and a hot glue gun is really all it takes to make these yummy treats:

(Check back tomorrow if you want the free diy build plans for the cupcake stand.)

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

DIY Jewelry Stand

diy jewelry stand

Build this simple and pretty jewelry stand using scrap wood, dowels and clear beads.
And personalize your jewelry stand too:

diy personalized jewelry stand

Friday, November 8, 2013

DIY Kids Play Stand

Build: kids play stand

Looking for the perfect diy gift for a young one this holiday season?  
This is it.

 A play stand you can build with plans from Ana White that is so multifunctional I can't possibly list all the uses!

It's week #4 of the handmade holiday series and Ana has come up with plans for the cutest play stand.

This diy play stand can be a market or grocery store:

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

"P" is for Play Stand Buntings

Sew: diy play stand buntings

Sew your own play stand flag style bunting, pennant style bunting, awning and curtains.
I've included patterns down below for 25" wide play stand buntings.

Each bunting has velcro on the back which makes it super easy to switch up:

Monday, November 4, 2013

"S" is for Sled Christmas Countdown

Paint: wood sled Christmas countdown advent calendar

Using a store bought wood sled I added two giant hooks and 24 handpainted numbers on thin hobby wood to make this wood sled Christmas advent calendar:

Friday, November 1, 2013

DIY Giant Clipboard

Build: giant clipboard

Handmade Holiday continues this week with Ana White's plans for a giant clipboard.

A great space for kids to paint, draw and color AND the clipboard has a chalkboard finish to let them chalk too!