A couple years ago, I made a milk jug skeleton for the kids for a Halloween decoration. There are a bunch of versions online and on Pinterest — here is one that is pretty good. It took about an hour and a half to make, and the kids loved it. I don’t know if I […]
My Favorite Way To Refinish A Table
A couple weeks ago I got a text… There was a table on the side of the road. I dropped off Number 3 and 4 at school and went to check it out. I gave the table to my father. He’s like the Duke of Refinishing. I asked him to strip the top and stain […]
Trash to treasure. Turn a headboard into a…
This is the end to one of the boys’ old bunk beds. I have four of them. I’ve had them for about four years. I’ve been saving them for something. I just didn’t know what. Until recenly… We took one and primed it. Then my husband built this out of scrap wood from his shop: […]
Way #947 to reuse a milk jug.
My kids love chocolate milk, but buying the already made stuff is way more expensive than mixing it myself. I used to mix my own in a Rubbermaid pitcher, but it was a real pain to clean. Especially in the handle. I could not get all traces of chocolate milk out of there. So now […]
Make your own watering can.
Today we made watering cans. It was pretty easy. Here’s what you need: a milk jug (make sure it has a screw on top) or small laundry detergent container a drill (you could probably use a hammer and a nail if you don’t have a drill) paint, if you want to decorate your watering can […]
Easy milk jug bird feeders
We made bird feeders today. The kids had fun, and they are pretty easy to do. Everything I used we already had here at home, so the only thing I paid for was the bird seed. Here’s what I used: sharp scissors milk jugs acrylic paint (because it’s water resistant when it dries) sticks found […]