Do It Yourself Projects

Crafts And Techniques

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10 DIY Craft Projects

Are you a flea market and yard sale enthusiast who buys old relics with the intention of doing “something” with them? Do you have a basement chock-full of old picture frames, jars, bowls, shelves, end tables and more — and you’re not sure what to do with it any of it? I did … and then I discovered chalk paint.I have never been a big ...

Traci Smith | Mar 28, 2021

Hand And Power Tools

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Stanley Sockets

The 99-piece STANLEY Black Chrome and Laser Etched Socket Set is sure to bring a smile to the face of the tool enthusiast on your holiday gift list.This set includes 99 pieces that meet or exceed the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) specifications for combination wrenches, sockets and ratchets. The laser etched sockets provide hi-visibility markings, making it easier to ...

The Capper's Farmer Editors | Oct 22, 2014

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Repurpose And Recycle

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Homemade Light Fixture for a Rustic Kitchen

More From Plowing with Pigs   Whole Grain Cookies Recipe Homemade Baguettes Recipe Purpose-Bred Work Dogs on the Farm   Homemade Light Fixture One of the final steps in our ongoing kitchen renovation was to fill the (electrical) box left by a ceiling fan, which we had moved because its blades were hitting a cabinet door when it was open. At an antique ...

Oscar H. Will Iii And Karen K. Will | Mar 19, 2021

Sewing And Quilting

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DIY Linen Market Tote

I find freedom in a simple and minimal lifestyle. Freedom to live on a little less, and to have the time and resources to enjoy the simple things in life a little more. I hope my passion for creativity and handcrafting will inspire you to create a home and lifestyle that you love too. You can never have too many tote bags, especially when they’re pretty! I like to stick to ...

Staff | Sep 23, 2020


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Wooden Arrow Growth Chart

This growth chart is the perfect way to keep track of your growing family, and it’s stylish enough to use in a bedroom or the living room. Best of all, you can easily pack it up and take it with you anytime you move, unlike measurements you mark on a doorway. The finished project is 6 - 1/2 feet high and 11 -1/4 inches wide at the widest part of the arrowhead and the arrow’s ...

Staff | Oct 6, 2020