Author Archives: shopmakingit

Custom Built-In Closet Organizer

I made this! And when I say I, I mean me and my husband jointly laboring all day long for three straight weekends. I mean living out of a pile of clothes on the floor and a clean laundry basket. … Continue reading

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Black Beauty – Building a Bookshelf

I love Parsons style furniture.  I know most of what I own, make and like tends to be rustic, but the clean lines of Parsons desks and tables have always been my favorites. So the only bookshelf we owned is … Continue reading

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Free Tree Topper

Oh goodness it’s been about a month since I last posted!  The shop was crazy during December, along with regular holiday madness and I simply couldn’t get it together to post anything for a few weeks. I did want to … Continue reading

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Refreshed Kitchen Cabinets

I did NOT build these cabinets. Someone else did though, and when we bought the house they were…ahem, not my style. Replacing them is obviously ideal, but it gets into a mouse/cookie situation. If we replace them we should rearrange … Continue reading

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Recycled Table Runner

Last winter I got this idea into my head that I wanted to start sewing. And to do that, I needed a sewing machine.  I picked out the one I wanted and as luck would have it, I won a … Continue reading

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Love!!

I love this sign! (And puns!) Also, sentimental things that become useful. So we were supposed to get married at a barn and it was supposed to be super rustic and I made these signs from some pallet wood that … Continue reading

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Romantic Long Weekend: Laundry Table

Laundry Table My husband and I made this in one weekend. Memorial Day weekend, to be precise, so it was an extra long weekend. I wanted a rustic farmhouse-esque table to go over our front loading washer and dryer. Hubs … Continue reading

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