• Decor,  DIY,  DIY & Home Decor

    Antique Frame Re-Do

    I think one of my favorite things in our house is this picture, so I wanted to share a little bit about it. One day I was at our local Antique Store looking for some decor for our brand new house and I came across this incredible frame.  I absolutely love going to antique shops, but they’re really hit or miss based on the day, and the booths that are rented out. Some of the booths really overprice their items (like $100 for something worth only about $5) so I try to avoid those ones when I go. But every now and then, you come across a gem! A booth…

  • DIY,  DIY & Home Decor

    DIY Wood Speaker

    As I said in last week’s post, we decided to custom-make our Christmas presents for our families this year (other post about the Jewelry and Watch Stands we made for my parents here).  One day, Josh was searching online and came across a wood “speaker” on Etsy (trying to find ideas for gifts to make) and decided that was what he wanted to make for both of our brothers. So, he set to work designing exactly what he wanted and researching the best way to make a wood speaker (it turned out to be a lot harder than we thought) The speaker we made is made up of 4 layers…