I have been seeing these DIY pallet shelves all around the internet and I wanted to give it a try. We had a few pallets out back (slightly frozen to the ground) and it looked easy enough to do. I wanted to create these DIY pallet shelves to hang over our new refurbished butcher block in the kitchen. I enlisted my handy hubby to help.
- Clean and varnish board so that you have a nice smooth service to work with.
- Using your measuring tape, mark of feet and ½ feet on the left hand side.
- Decorate with your paint pens (I used her name and birth information plus the things she currently loves and nicknames we have for her)
Here is an easy way to make chocolate caramel pretzels. Perfect for a party or gift giving! They are super easy to make and only take a few minutes. These would make a great Valentines Day present for a special someone or great to take to a party.
We have a really small home. Most of the time we try to repurpose things that we find or buy at yard sales, estate sales, or flea markets. I have always wanted a butcher block. I think they have so March charm and vintage style. My father in law brought home a butcher block that he pulled out of a barn for $50 and it was exactly what I was looking for!
A few months ago I created an easy DIY jars post with pink cute kids. After the Christmas frenzy in our home I started to clean and organize the kids rooms and food cute little animals. I thought I could hot glue them to the lids of some jars and then spray paint bronze. So easy and very cute. You should give it a try!
The other morning my family made our salt dough ornaments. We made two different versions, one a hand print outline to make Santa faces with for us and the grandparents and a second variety made with cookie cutters. Here is the recipe for the Salt dough and the ornaments cut out of cookie cutters.
Salt Dough Recipe
1 cup flour
1 cup salt
1/2 cup water
Roll out and make your shapes and Bake in 200 degrees oven for 2 hours.
For the cookie cutter ornaments, we spray painted them with silver spray paint and added glitter and pretty ribbon.