10 Beautiful Trays

A round-up of 10 beautiful trays

It’s no secret that I have a slight obsession with trays. They’re both decorative and functional. Here are 10 beautiful trays I found around the web. 1. Manta Tray – ZGallerie $49.95 2. Blanca Tray – Pottery Barn $45 3. Acrylic Tray – West Elm $34 – $44 4. Etched Brass Tray – Pottery Barn… [Read More]

{Free Printable} Daily Schedule

Daily Schedule Free Printable

Hi friends! I have a new printable to share with you today. Being a work-from-home mom certainly has its share of challenges and time management is a big one I struggle with. There are days when I feel like I am barely treading water, when I can’t seem to find balance, when I am doing… [Read More]

Cheerful Spring Mantel

How to decorate your mantel for Spring

*I’ve been traveling quite a bit lately so I never got around to decorating my mantel for Spring this year. I’ve rehashed last year’s Spring mantel post to share with you today. Recycling is good for the earth. It’s always a challenge for me when it comes to decorating our mantel for the seasons because… [Read More]

How To Build A DIY Two-Tiered Vertical Planter

How to build a two-tiered vertical planter. Free plans and step-by-step tutorial!

*This post is brought to you by The Home Depot. Y’all. Are you ready for this jelly? (I don’t know why I said that. I’m sorry.) Okay, so as I mentioned last week, I’ve teamed up with The Home Depot and will be co-hosting several of their DIY Workshops across the country this year. For this… [Read More]

7 Sweet Spring Mantels

Pink Hydrangea and Milk Glass Mantel

Yesterday’s weather was absolutely perfect. Though it wasn’t 72º (my favorite degree), it was pretty darn close. The kids played outside in the sunshine for the first time in what feels like forever. Hoo, boy. I’m hoping this winter is over because it was certainly one to be reckoned with. We’re finally digging ourselves out of almost… [Read More]

The Home Depot DIY Workshop: Vertical Planter

Attend this free DIY Workshop at The Home Depot and learn how to build a vertical planter! Co-hosted by Jen Woodhouse

*This post is brought to you by The Home Depot. You guys. I have a bit of exciting news. Super exciting news, actually. Did you know that The Home Depot hosts DIY Workshops on Saturdays and Sundays throughout each month? Yep. These workshops are free to attend and are great for anyone who wants to learn about… [Read More]

Jaime’s DIY Lego Loft Bed

How to build a DIY loft bed with storage and play table. #loftbed #diy #bed #loft #kids

You can’t see me, but I’m totally doing this right now: What can I say – I got moves like Jagger. You guys, I’m so excited I just hafta dance. My good friend Jaime from That’s My Letter asked me to collaborate with her on this fun project! She built this ‘bed full of fun’… [Read More]

DIY Ballard Designs-Inspired Dresser

How to build a DIY Ballard Designs-inspired Dresser - free plans and tutorial!

Remember the DIY Ballard Designs-inspired nightstands I built for my photographer friend Emily? Well I’m back to share how I built her matching dresser! Once again, I teamed up with my sweet friend Ana White on this build. You can download the free plans on her website here. I used my favorite plywood, Purebond Plywood to build the carcass… [Read More]

Simpson Strong-Tie Workbench and an Exciting Announcement

Build your own DIY workbench in just a few hours with the Simpson Strong-Tie workbench kit!

Hi friends! I am loving this warmer weather – as you know, 72 is my favorite degree. After a long and unusually snowy winter, I was thrilled to get outside and start building again. And I have an exciting announcement: I’ve been invited to speak at the SNAP! Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah next month!… [Read More]

DIY 11-Drawer Dresser

Build an 11-drawer dresser with free plans and tutorial!

*This post contains affiliate links. To read my full disclosure policy, click here. Apparently, I can’t seem to follow directions. My brother-in-law Donny wanted me to build him a dresser and he gave me specific guidelines and dimensions. And I was all, “heck yeah! Let’s do this!” These were his requests: – no more than 42″… [Read More]

Restoration Print {Free Printable}

We got 14″ of snow last night. Enough already, Winter. We get it. I was longing for Spring when I made this print. And though I can’t promise that the snow will stop falling, at least it’ll be bright and cheery in your house with this 8×10 print on your wall. To download this free Spring printable, just… [Read More]

Donny Dresser {Take One}

FREE PLANS to build this 8-drawer dresser

*This post contains affiliate links. To read my full disclosure policy, click here. Okay, so I goofed. My brother-in-law Donny wanted me to build him a dresser and specifically requested 3 narrow drawers on top, and 6 large, deep drawers on the bottom, similar to this dresser. Well, as I was drawing up the plan… [Read More]

DIY Wine Bottle and Stemware Rack

Build this beautiful wine bottle and stemware rack with scrap wood!

*This post contains affiliate links. To read my full disclosure policy, click here. Being a mom of young children will drive anyone to drink. Sometimes I wish I did because it certainly would take the edge off. Every day, I don’t know why I am still so surprised by the things that come out of… [Read More]

DIY Monogrammed Jewelry Box

LOVE this DIY monogram jewelry box! www.jenwoodhouse.com/blog

It seems like I’ve been on a jewelry organizing kick lately. Did you see my last couple of DIY projects: my jewelry hangers and marble tray? And to add to my jewelry display, I made this cute monogrammed jewelry box. Okay, I didn’t actually make it. I mean, I didn’t go all Walter White on you and mix up some acrylic…. [Read More]

Free Plans: Simple Writer’s Desk

DIY Writers Desk

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{Guest Post} DIY Copper Pipe Magazine Rack

How to make a DIY magazine rack out of copper pipe | http://jenwoodhouse.com/blog/2015/02/13/copper-pipe-magazine-rack/

Hi friends! I’m excited to announce that I am a contributing writer for Sawdust Girl! I’m honored that Sandra asked me to guest post on her blog – she’s the real deal, y’all. Hardcore, badass builder. See for yourself. I’ve been following along on her blog journey for awhile now, completely in awe over the amazing projects she’s tackled…. [Read More]

{Guest Post} DIY Jewelry Organization

DIY jewelry organizer

Hi friends! I’m peeing my pants in excitement to announce that I am part of the 2015 Contributor Team over at one of my favorite blogs, iHeart Organizing! WHAT. I know, right? Now you’re peeing your pants too, aren’t you? It’s okay, I won’t judge. In fact, I’ll wait while you go change your pants…. [Read More]

How To Make A DIY Marble Tray

Make an elegant yet inexpensive DIY marble tray with just a few supplies from the hardware store! www.jenwoodhouse.com/blog

One day – it was a Wednesday, I think – I was minding my own business, browsing around the interwebs looking at pretty things I can’t possibly afford when I ran into this gorgeous marble tray: Did you peep that price tag? $188. That’s one HUNDRED eighty-eight DOLLARS. No. No. NO. Click away. Click away. Don’t… [Read More]

Valentine’s Day S’mores {Free Printable Tags}

S'more Valentines Favors

Hi all, just popping in for a quick minute (on a Saturday – madness!) to share these cute Valentine’s Day S’mores with you. This is the first year that Evie is in school (well, pre-school, that is) and she’s having a class party next week. Growing up, I remember how fun it was exchanging valentines with… [Read More]

{Guest Post} Living Pretty With Pets

rhodesian ridgeback

Hi friends! I’m hanging out at Cuckoo 4 Design today, chatting about this handsome guy, our gentle giant, Watson. It’s his fifth birthday tomorrow so this is perfect timing! He’s a Rhodesian Ridgeback and our family just isn’t complete without him. Instagram is my jam y’all, so follow me @jenwoodhouse – I often hashtag #Watsonrocks when… [Read More]