Old Crate Fall Sign

Easy DIY Fall Crate Sign from (TMTOMH) Too Much Time on My Hands feature

When I saw this amazing fall porch from Taryn at Design, Dining, and Diapers I totally fell in love! That giant pallet sign jumped right out at me and I knew I needed to figure out something similar. I needed something smaller for my front porch because it is cozy up there. I yanked a ... continue reading

Outdoor End Table Upcycle

Outdoor Waterproof Patio  End Table from TMTOMH Too Much Time on My Hands Square

I am on a mission to make my miniscule back yard a cozy entertaining space wehre the whole family can enjoy time together. Did I mention it was tiny...right  I did. I made these awesome outdoor solar lamps  and chalkboard serving tray last week and really needed a place to put them that wasn't on ... continue reading

Patriotic Project Round-Up

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  I have been having so much fun preparing for the patriotic season that is beginning with Memorial Day in a couple of weeks. I put together a collection of my favorite Red, White, and Blue crafts for all of you parties, BBQ's, and picnics. I have three old shutters in my garage and it ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Dresser Drawers

20 crafts and projects - repurpose, reuse, and upcycle old dresser drawers 120

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects A fewweeks ago I did a Main Ingredient Monday on cool new ways to use dressers. While doing that research I stumbled upon new ways to reuse dresser drawers and realized it deserved a whole post all ... continue reading

Upcycled Shutter Flag

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I have had three old shutters hanging out in my "junk" pile in my garage for the past 2 years. I just saw something on Facebook the other day that said something about all you need for invention is a good pile of junk-and it's so true. When I am feeling creative and don't have ... continue reading

main ingredient monday-computer upcycles

20 computer upcycle ideas

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I feel like after just one year a computer is out of date and there are newer and more exciting models that people jump for. While I am not in a position to get a new computer ... continue reading

Patriotic DIY Chalkboards

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Don't you just love the versatility of chalkboards? I may just be obsessed....am I alone here? I have them all over my house and I really love using them for parties. Change out the message to fit your needs. Maybe a welcome message for guests, your menu, or directions to meet you out back for ... continue reading

Cereal Box Star Tutorial

DIY Patriotic Mantle using old cereal boxes and scrap fabric l Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I am still getting ready for the patriotic season! Last week I gathered up all of our old cereal boxes and made these super cute stars. It couldn't have been an easier and cheaper project. I love the idea of making some for the Christmas season as well. I traced big and large stars onto ... continue reading

Happy Earth Day TV Spot


I had a blast....A BLAST on the Everyday show on Fox 31 Denver today. In honor of Earth Day today, Hometalk sent me to share 5 DIY projects you can make using an old cardboard box. Here are the details for each of the projects: Framed Memo Holder, Rolling Burlap Crate, Twig Flower Pot, Wall ... continue reading

Cardboard Box Upcycle into a Planter Box

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Are you tired yet, because I sure am. We have been awash in cardboard upcycling for Earth Day! THINK OUTSIDE THE CARDBOARD BOX I actually have loved doing this "series" and feel like it could go on forever. The possibilities of what to do with a cardboard box are truly endless. I made a memo ... continue reading