Tag: tools

Sketch book

Home Basics: Top Tools for Your Decorating Tote

Getting ready to redo a room? Keep these simple items on hand in a grab-ad-go tote, whether you’re working on a makeover design or out scouting the shops….

tool pegboard with hanging tools

Storage Solutions: Grab ‘N’ Go Tools

Shadow boards make it easy to find the tool you need and then return it to the right spot. These boards also make quick work of seeing which…

Shed exterior

Building a Garden Shed: Inside the She Shed

At 12 feet square, our DIY she shed is big enough to host several hobbies. We outfitted it to accommodate two favorite pastimes: reading and gardening.   A…

Pallet tool organizer

DIY Garden Ideas: An Easy Pallet Tool Station

Get your tools and gardening utensils organized with an easy outdoor project made from a salvaged shipping pallet.   We’ve been blessed by a seemingly endless supply of…

Vintage potting bench

Easy Garden Ideas: A Repurposed Potting Bench

Karla Ritchey’s McKinney, Texas, garden is a decorative tour de force of the art of repurposing. But she also turns her talents to embellishing the hardest-working element, too—her…

Shed and garden

Garden tour: A Salvage-Rich Landscape

Part gardener, part decorative-paint distributer, and 100 percent junker, Karla Ritchey specializes in turning her McKinney, Texas, landscape into a garden festooned with flea market and salvage treasures….

Gift wrap drawer detail

Simple Storage Solutions: Organize A Drawer

If you’re feeling a little mid holiday season slump or early winter cabin fever, give yourself a sense of purpose by resolving to bring a bit of organization…

Flower arranging station detail

Set Up a Flower Arranging Station

If you’ve got a green thumb, tuck a flower arranging workstation equipped for assembling bouquets of fresh-cut flowers or potting plants in your garage, basement, or shed.   Choose…

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…