DIY Cornhole Game by Build Basic - BRANDED

Happy Labor Day Weekend   Who’s ready for the long weekend ahead? Dan and I are headed to a cookout with his work crew, having family over to visit Jack on Saturday, hosting friends and their two littles on Sunday, and, on Monday, taking the day to relax as a family. Which is all to say, this weekend will hold a lot of fun, laughs, yummy food, and outdoor activities. Good thing I just teamed up with The Home Depot… Read more »




DIY Paper Towel Dispenser by Build Basic - Project Opener - Image

DIY Paper Towel Dispenser *This post is sponsored by Ryobi. All opinions are my own. Scroll to the bottom for our full disclosure.     This week I’m teaming up with my friends at RYOBI to bring you an easy, DIY Paper Towel Dispenser! In our kitchen, it’s fair to say I have an unhealthy addition with clearing the counters. I hate clutter, and the paper towel stand falls on that list. Luckily with just a few cuts of crown molding I made a beautiful… Read more »




Bent Plywood Lap Tray by Build Basic - 1 SMALL

DIY Bent Plywood Lap Tray   This post is sponsored by BuildSomething and Kreg, but all opinions are my own. To read my full disclosure policy, click HERE Today I’m so excited to be teaming up with my friends at BuildSomething to bring you free building plans for this DIY Bent Plywood Lap Tray! If you haven’t checked out BuildSomething.com, it’s Kreg’s DIY project plan site. It is a fantastic resource for free building plans, and has a great community atmosphere… Read more »




Ikea Amazon

Ikea is Available on Amazon     This post may contain affiliate links. To see our full disclosure policy, click HERE.   I don’t general write “newsy” blog posts, but I couldn’t miss the chance to shout my excitement from the mountaintop on this one—IKEA is now selling on Amazon!   While I appreciate an inexpensive decor piece or a quick furniture piece I can customize, to me, IKEA = HOURS. Hours sitting in traffic, hours of walking around the… Read more »




Home Depot Virtual Party DIY Bottle Opener Game   *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 fun DIY Bottle Opener Game..     On Saturday, June 10th, 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! Also, you can click HERE to give… Read more »




Home Depot Workshops Announcement   The post is sponsored by The Home Depot You all know how much I LOVE participating in The Home Depot Workshops program—well this project takes the cake! To gear up for Father’s Day we’re previewing the DIY in-store workshop taking place at Home Depot near you on Saturday June 10th—a Bottle Opener Game!! 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… Read more »




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 blogs one… 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 »