A few weeks ago the beautiful, rad, and talented Rachel Metz reached out to me about a collaboration, and I couldn’t be more stoked! Together, we put our creative brains to work and decided it would be so much fun to do a DIY swap challenge. So, the two of us went to our respective shops on opposite coasts (she’s all the way in California), packaged up some fun materials, and sent them to each other. I sent her a box full of goodies that she made into the cutest Mason Jar Sconces, and I used her materials to create bohemian mixed-media string art for my bedroom! This project was so much fun and had my mind racing – there are so many things you can do with string, nails, and wood! Here’s how I made mine, and how you can make your own!
In continuing our series, every week I get tons of questions from my readers regarding blogging, business, and projects. Last month, my good friend John answered your questions about turning your passion into a career. This time, author and seasoned woodworker Chris Gleason is here talking about another one of the most popular questions I get – how to market yourself as a maker in this article, Marketing 101.
YOU GUYS. I am so excited to finally be sharing this project with all of you! After finally getting tired of using a piece of plywood with table legs, I took to the workshop and built myself a brand new desk! Best news about this desk? Well, thanks to my friends over at Kreg and BuildSomething, I was able to create my first set of OFFICIAL woodworking plans for the project to share with you all! Want to learn more about the build and make one yourself? I’ve got your back.
Welcome to The Home Depot’s DIY Workshop Virtual Party! Today is the day that I finally get to show you guys my spin on that super cool wooden door mat DIY that I spoke about in last week’s post! I chose to add a fun geometric spin to this DIY and turned my boards horizontal to maximize the look of my mat. This project was super fun, really easy, and extremely inexpensive. If you want to make your own this weekend, you can visit your local Home Depot for a FREE workshop! Hey, if you love my spin on the project, you can print out this post and bring it with you!