DIY Wooden Sign (Without A Stencil Cutting Machine)

If you’ve been following me for a while, then you’ll remember the days when I sold custom signs on Etsy and made a living off it while attending graduate school. I still to this day get so many questions about how I made my signs! Well, in all honesty, being a graduate student on a budget meant I couldn’t afford a stencil cutting machine. So, I had to get crafty! To help celebrate my one-year anniversary of my PhD, I partnered with my friends at Varathane to spill my secret as to how I made custom signs and stencils without a stencil cutter and how you can too!

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DIY Plywood Mountain Wood Art

plywood artwork

One of my favorite parts about being a DIY blogger is that I get to be part of a community of insanely talented makers. So, cue my excitement when a bunch of my favorite creators invited me to a fun Wood Art Challenge! I already have a tutorial on my blog for Geometric Wood Art and thought it would be fun to try something with plywood this time. To help me with this project, I partnered with my amazing friends at Rust-Oleum to show you how to make this piece of wall art in one weekend! Here’s how.

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DIY Retro Coffee Table

retro coffee table

Ever since moving into our apartment, I’m obsessed with creating custom furniture for our small space. As of recently, I’ve been craving a retro coffee table… and now my prayers have been answered. I partnered with my friends at HANDy Paint Products to create a one-of-a-kind retro table for our minimalistic space. Want to learn how to make your own? Well, it’s your lucky day! I have the free plans and template for this project right here in this post!

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DIY Custom Wooden Dog Bed

wooden dog bed

Those of you who have been following my journey know how obsessed I am with my dog, Titan. He’s my best bud and partner in crime. And since I sleep in comfort and style, I decided it was time for him to do so as well. That being said, I partnered with BuildSomething.com & Kreg Tool to help create the most epic DIY Custom Wooden Dog Bed for my BFF. Now, Titan is sleeping in a bed that is nicer than my own (since I live in a studio and technically don’t have one).

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