Welcome, I’m so grateful you’re here!

Welcome to my corner of the internet, where creativity meets functionality in the art of homemaking.

My name is Kristen & I live in Ohio with my husband and two daughters!

I’m an avid DIYer that loves simplistic & functional home decor & design. Work-from-home mom & self-taught DIYer empowering others to create! My goal is to share budget friendly ways to make your house a home.

What This Website Offers

This site is more than a collection of DIY tips and ideas; it’s a tapestry of transformation stories, woven with practical advice to inspire and guide you. Each page reflects my personal journey towards embracing simplicity through DIY projects, woodworking, and gardening.

It’s a path I’ve carved with love and dedication, aiming to make the beauty of home crafting accessible to all. I’m thrilled to have you here and can’t wait to share this journey with you, one project at a time.

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My Woodworking Plans

I’ve poured my knowledge and experience into my popular woodworking plans, DIY fireplace frame & 8 foot outdoor table plans! These plans have helped hundreds of people create the fireplace & table they have always dreamed of and for a fraction of the cost!

Frequently Asked Questions

I am a firm believer that you don’t need to go out and drop a ton of money on all the expensive tools. Start with the basics and as you need new tools buy them as see fits. Here is an article of my top 5 power tools for beginners!

I was a Vet Tech for 5 years before having kids and starting my business. Before being a Vet Tech I worked in a ton of doggie daycares and cleaned horse stalls.

This is a hard question for me because, I love so many styles. My favorite would have to be rustic, modern farmhouse/cottage style. I love the natural elements like wood and copper. Thrifted finds that tell a story and have history too it. My favorite time period is 1800s so it all stems from that!

Some of my favorite things