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DIY and Woodworking are my jams but I also use this space to share a little about my journey as an autism mom in hopes that it will help someone who is struggling with the same things. And when I say I'll be sharing a "little" I really mean a little.  Most of the content here is about DIY. :)

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Hand made gifts make some of the best kind of gifts. These wood risers are so cute and you can make them out of scraps! If you are looking for an easy beginner-friendly DIY, a wood riser is a good project to try! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see full affiliate disclosure here. Supplies:  Make […]

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Wood Riser DIY

Hand made gifts make some of the best kind of gifts. These wood risers are so cute and you can make them out of scraps! If you are looking for an easy beginner-friendly DIY, a wood riser is a good project to try! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see full affiliate disclosure here. Supplies:  Make […]

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Adding “Floating Shelves” to your Space

When I added the tile backsplash to the wet bar area in my house, I loved it. But after a couple of days of taking in what the space looked like I decided it needed something else. So, I started planning on adding floating shelves to the space and I’m going to show you how […]

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How to Install Tile Backsplash (the Easy Way)

This wet bar needed a little something. After building my reeded cabinet doors I tackled one of my biggest DIY challenges – tiling. Before starting this project, tiling used to scare me. This backsplash project taught me that with the right supplies and steps it doesn’t have to be that hard. This is how I […]

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DIY Modern Planter

Building planters is a lot easier than you think and so much fun! Back in 2020 when I discovered the versatility of pocket holes, I built this DIY modern planter and it has held up really well outdoors. I loved it so much I built a second one for my tomatoes when I thought I […]

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Picture Perfect: Installing Picture Moulding

Installing picture moulding is a classic and elegant way to add architectural interest and sophistication to any room. Whether you’re looking to create a gallery wall, frame a large piece of artwork, or simply add some decorative trim, picture moulding is a versatile and budget-friendly solution that can elevate the look of your space. But […]