Coasters and Crate Hostess Gift Set

Opening your house to a crowd can be a challenge, even a potluck requires a fair bit of preparations. Hostesses don’t get the credit they deserve; that’s why it’s always nice when guests bring a gift. This set of personalized … Continue reading

Brighten Up Any Wall With a Pinwheel Clock

A few years ago we remodeled our house and in addition to another bedroom we added on a craft room. Over time this little room has become a creative haven for the entire family; the walls are filled with our crafty makings … Continue reading

Boho Chic Wooden Purse With Basswood Panels

Basswood Panel Purse

I’ve always had a thing for unusual purses and I can’t tell you how long I’ve wanted to make a wooden one. Not one with wooden handles, but one with actual wooden elements to it. Well, the wait is over, … Continue reading

DIY Serving Tray Kitchen Organizer – A Pinch of This and a Dash of That!

It’s a New Year and time to take control of the clutter! In the Cochran house, that means the kitchen clutter.  I spend a lot of time running around my kitchen to gather the same supplies and ingredients every meal. Why not … Continue reading

Vintage Inspired Wood Ornaments

My favorite gifts to give are always handmade, but especially ornaments. I used vintage 1950s glass ornaments as inspiration for my wood ornaments. Walnut Hollow has several thin plaques that are great for lightweight oversized ornaments. I used several Marrakesh Thin … Continue reading

Rustic Wood Burned Planter Tablescape

  Holidays where family gathers for large meals, are great for festive tablescapes. This woodburned centerpiece combines two Rustic Wood Ledges with a Small and an Extra Large Basswood Country Plank. It can hold candles, flowers, sauces, hors d’oeuvres, wine, … Continue reading