Honey, You Are Too Tall – A Dresser Makeover

Honey, You Are Too Tall – A Dresser Makeover

This is a story about a tall dresser that was too tall. And very ugly. And was beheaded…

Once upon a time, there were two laminate dressers.  A tall bulky one and a short, longer, bulky one.  Both of them were in need of some serious nip tuck and a heavy dose of permanent make up.  If they wanted to stay in our bedroom that is. One day, I braved myself and decided to try my hand in furniture makeover and in true queen of hearts fashion, I exclaimed “off with its head“!

And indeed, the tall dresser got a bit shorter but also got a pretty paint job and brass knobs that look like beautiful golden jewelry – which was totally by accident and you can do it too!

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DIY Wooden Toy Blocks

DIY Wooden Toy Blocks

I have a recent addiction: the compound miter saw.  Seriously.  It was love at first use and ever since, I found all sorts of excuses to use it more. Excuse no 1: DIY wooden toy blocks for our daughter. Cubes, rectangles, pyramids and cylinders. (No bridges; this is an one-tool-DIY and bridges require two tools.)

I made a battlement, though.

Check out how to make your own wooden building blocks for crafts and toys. Plus, three four tips for making your cubes and pyramids perfectly smooth without crazy amounts of sanding.

Yes, that’s right: minimal sanding! And smooth, factory worthy blocks. 😉

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Installing a New Construction Window

Installing a New Construction Window

Installing a new window can be as simple as: remove old window, add new window in existing hole, make sure it’s plumb and level, install new trim inside out (don’t forget to add a drip cap), caulk, done.

But, if you hadn’t noticed it in our window blinds turned serving tray craft, we really like to make our tutorials exhausting exhaustive.

Brace yourselves and let’s get to it!

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Adorable Cut & Dress Up Unisex Doll

Adorable Cut & Dress Up Unisex Doll

 

So adorable! Tutorial for a cut and dress up doll by TwoPlusCute

Make an adorable, cut & dress-up, unisex doll, that stands on its own (and is sturdy enough to hold actual jewelry), using a pizza box.

Do you remember those dress up dolls we were cutting off of paper and had all sorts of cute outfits? They were pretty and elaborately designed but were not very sturdy and consequently, they didn’t last long. I made a much sturdier and larger version for The Cute – and didn’t cost a thing!

Read on for the tutorial, plus 6 ideas for learning activities using this cute dress up doll.

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