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Build a Rustic Barn Quilt

A hand-crafted barn quilt adds country charm to the outside of a home.Back in college, I missed home terribly. I went to college to study agriculture in one of the largest cities in my state. My decorative style definitely didn’t fit the confines of the 800-square-foot apartment I shared with ...

Cutting Board Tablet Holder

It’s a pretty safe bet to assume that all of us have at least one person on our gift-giving list who enjoys cooking and/or baking. If that person uses a tablet for following recipes, then this simple tablet holder is the perfect gift. It’s both functional and beautiful, and it can be made ...

DIY Project: Firewood Rack

For many of us, yards mean trees, trees mean pruning, and pruning means wood – lots and lots of wood, as it seems to multiply once you start cutting those downed limbs into more manageable pieces. If, of course, we have a wood-burning fireplace or outdoor fire pit, we can put those fallen ...

A Glider Comes Home

I have fond memories of my husband’s grandparents. They lived on a farm in southeast Kansas. That farm was set back from the main road almost a quarter of a mile and, because it was located on a hill, the front porch was a high tower vantage point. From the front porch you could see any ...

Make a Simple Suitcase Pet Bed

1. Find a desirable, appropriately sized (for your pet) vintage suitcase at an antique store or yard sale.2. Attach legs to the suitcase. For this project, I purchased pre-fabricated wood legs at Lowes and stained them with wood stain; then screwed them to the bottom of the suitcase. 3. Find an ...

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