Tag: mason jar

Canning Peaches

Easy DIY Ideas: The Mighty Mason Jar

You just can’t beat the all-around usefulness and charm of the simple and humble Mason jar. Developed for home canning and pickling, they’re easy-to-find, affordable (expect to pay $2-3 for…

Crate collage

DIY Garden Ideas: Easy Crate and Pallet Projects

Wood crates and shipping pallets are often free for the asking. See how a little elbow grease and ingenuity can turn these raw materials into fab accents for…

Sewing machine with hankies

Easy DIY Ideas: Bandanas and Hankies

Cotton hankies and bandanas are inexpensive and charming pieces of fabric that quickly add a cottage, farmhouse, or vintage vibe to your decor.   Bandanas, or kerchiefs, are…

Dining room makeover overall

Before & After: A Family-Centric Dining Room

After refashioning their kitchen (which you can see here), creative homeowners energize the adjacent dining room with meaningful mementos presented in surprising ways.   This small dining room…

New kitchen cabinets in white with antiqued brass half moon handles and black countertop

Before & After: A Kitchen Worth Waiting For

Creative Kansas homeowners open up their kitchen to a new look, more efficient work flow, and family-centric mementos.   Michele and Dave Anderson know that patience pays off….

Living room filled with Burlap projects

Easy DIY Ideas: Burlap Projects

Rugged, chic, and versatile, nubby burlap fabric has earned a well-deserved place in home design. Utilitarian and economical, burlap comes in many weaves and colors. Use looser weaves…

Potting table

Easy Gardening Ideas: Set Up a Potting Bench

Keeping garden tools and supplies tidy and handy can be a challenge if you don’t have a dedicated space such as a shed or greenhouse. Fortunately, it takes…

Flea market potting bench top

Set Up a Flea Market Potting Bench

Organize your potting bench and give it character at the same time with flea market finds and repurposed treasures.   Start with a rustic piece like this weather-beaten…