DIY Vertical Planter by Build Basic - Home Depot Workshops

Home Depot Virtual Party Vertical (Succulent) Garden   *This post is sponsored by The Home Depot   Welcome to The Home Depot Virtual Party!! For today’s party, DIY bloggers created a customized version of this beautiful Vertical Succulent Garden…     On Thursday, April 20th, this project will be the featured build at Home Depot DIH Workshops across the nation. I know what you’re thinking…is there a class near me? Click HERE to find out! Also, you can click HERE to give your… Read more »




Home Depot Workshops Announcement   The post is sponsored by The Home Depot     I’m BEYOND excited to share that I’m participating in The Home Depot Workshops program again this year! To kick off the projects, we’re previewing the DIH in-store workshop taking place at Home Depot near you on April 20th—a Vertical Succulent Garden!! As a part of the preview, a group of DIY bloggers will be customizing this project at a virtual party taking place on each of our… Read more »




DIY Message Board by @BuildBasic – www.build-basic.com

DIY Message Board with Lighting *This post is sponsored by Ryobi     This week I’m teaming up with my friends at RYOBI to bring you an easy, decorative message board tutorial! In my office, it’s fair to say my love affair with sticky notes has reached an unhealthy level. I knew I wanted something dry erase, but I just can’t handle the look of a corporate white board—to close of a reminder to my cubical days in Manhattan.    … Read more »




Build a DIY Stocking Post by Build Basic - @BuildBasic www.build-basic.com

Home Depot Virtual Party DIY Stocking Post *This post is sponsored by The Home Depot   Welcome to The Home Depot Virtual Party!! For today’s party, 25 DIY bloggers created a customized version of this beautiful DIY Stocking Post… On Saturday, November 19th at 10:00am, this project will be the featured build at Home Depot DIY Workshops across the nation. I know what you’re thinking…is there a class near me? Click HERE to find out!   If you’ve never attended a Home Depot… Read more »




Home Depot DIY Workshop - Stocking Post

Home Depot Workshops Announcement The post is sponsored by The Home Depot     It’s time for this year’s final Home Depot DIY Workshop Virtual Party! If you’re new to the Home Depot Workshop Virtual Parties, you can check out the awesome posts for a customized doormat, wreath, football toss, and rustic wheelbarrow! This time, in preparation for my the festive winter season, we’re working on a special Holiday Stocking Post! Scroll down to learn more about your local Home Depot Workshops and the… Read more »




Build a DIY Rustic Wheelbarrow – Building Plans by @BuildBasic www.build-basic.com

Home Depot Virtual Party Rustic Wheelbarrow   *This post is sponsored by The Home Depot   Welcome to The Home Depot Virtual Party!! For today’s party, 25 DIY bloggers created a customized version of this beautiful rustic wheelbarrow project…     On Thursday, September 18th at 6:30pm, this project will be the featured build at Home Depot DIH Workshops across the nation. I know what you’re thinking…is there a class near me? Click HERE to find out!   If you’ve never attended… Read more »




Jenn Build Basic - Baby Announcement - www.build-basic.com @buildbasic

A Baby at Build Basic!     Dan and I could not be more thrilled to share that we’re expecting a baby boy in December! It seems like just yesterday I was moving to the East Coast to pursue writing with an internship at Fine Homebuilding when I met Dan, and realized I wasn’t just here for the summer.   The day we met, Dan was headed to play golf, and I was on day one of driving around trying… Read more »




Home Depot Workshop Q3 - Intro Annoucenement Image

Home Depot Workshops Announcement The post is sponsored by The Home Depot     It’s time for this year’s third Home Depot Workshop Virtual Party! If you’re new to the Home Depot Workshop Virtual Parties, you can check out the awesome posts for a customized doormat, wreath, and football toss! This time, in preparation for my favorite season (Fall), we’re working on a special decorative rustic wheelbarrow project! Scroll down to learn more about your local Home Depot Workshops and the project… Read more »




Haven Recap by Build Basic - 1

Haven Recap DIY Blogging Conference 2016   A few weeks ago, I traveled to Atlanta for Haven, a DIY blogging conference. I was teaching a class about creating building plans, and since we all know public speaking isn’t my jam, I was super nervous. Luckily, I was quickly reminded of how unbelievably amazing this community really is. Not only did I have the chance to hang out with some buildy-blogger friends, I also met some new incredible people, and explored… Read more »




Build Basic DIY Kitchen Island by Nevin - Reader Project

Reader Project DIY Kitchen Island   Can you guys believe this awesome DIY Kitchen Island build by Nevin B. in Ontario?!? Finding his email in my inbox complete with his sweet kitty made my day!  He used our DIY Kitchen Island plans to complete the build, saying;   “Plans were great and went along with my initial ideas.  Painting furniture was new for me.  When sanding between coats make sure to lightly hand sand.  Final coat should be long brush strokes to eliminate lines… Read more »