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Corpse flower to bloom in Sequoia Hall

Corpse flower to bloom in Sequoia Hall

Members of Sac State’s Biology Department are anxiously keeping an eye on the 4-foot-tall corpse flower on display in the lobby of Sequoia Hall... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build a Cassidy Mini Nightstand

Free DIY Furniture Plans / How to Build a Cassidy Mini Nightstand

This cute thing is a handsome fella, don't you think? I love a nightstand with some interest and the spacing between the trunk and the legs is just the thing, I think, to give this guy something extra in the looks department!

Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of you fine friends builds from these very plans! If you have built this piece, please take a moment and showcase your build! We are dying to see your fabulous hard work!

$25-$75

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In The Garden // Year Round Color + Interest

In The Garden / Year Round Color + Interest

In the sea of beige that is my yard each winter, I have been desperate to make some changes that will bring year round color and interest to this space. I'm guessing I'm not alone in my dislike of this baren stretch of time, where the leaves have fallen and everything looks dreary, because I have been noticing quite a few new plant varieties pop up in the garden centers around town, that aim to solve for this. I am determined to add varieties of trees, shrubs and plants to my yard that are evergreen, whenever possible, so that my privacy screen doesn't dissapear each winter and my beautiful yard doesn't look dead and dormant.  Imagine my joy at finding some of my faves offered in an evergreen variety!... Read More

Room Envy // The Well Oiled Machine + 5 Things

Room Envy / The Well Oiled Machine + 5 Things

I would just like to state for the record that I know absolutely nothing about the actual person(s) who happen to live in this home in real life. But in my mind, the people who live here seriously have their shit together. They stick to a relatively low key schedule that includes daily yoga and long lunches at farm to fork inspired restaurants. They spend days taking meetings with important people in their glamorous offices and their weekends are spent traveling or lounging about with small cups of coffee and the newspaper or magazines spread out carelessly across the bed. Their lives and their home run like a well oiled machine and require very little effort to maintain. In other words, the precise opposite of what it's like in my home. There is nothing I love more than my two babes, but I do indeed dream of the day when I can have white furniture and carefree days spent in leisure..... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build a Peggy Rolling Cart Table

Free DIY Furniture Plans / How to Build a Peggy Rolling Cart Table

The versatility of this adorable rolling cart table is just lovely! Use it as a bar cart, or rolling utility cart, even a side table and this gal will look fabulous no matter how you choose to put her to work. 

Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of you fine friends builds from these very plans! If you have built this piece, please take a moment and showcase your build! We are dying to see your fabulous hard work!

$50-$75

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Builders Showcase // Michael's Variation on the Provence Beam Dining Table

Builders Showcase / Michael's Variation on the Provence Beam Dining Table

I want to thank you for the plans on your site. The Provence beam table was exactly what I was looking for. I made a few modifications that you and your readers might be interested in for variety’s sake... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build a Broadway Bar

Free DIY Furniture Plans / How to Build a Broadway Bar

To honor the changing of the year tonight, I thought a new plan for a fancy new bar setup would be a lovely way to celebrate with you guys on this lovely New Year's Eve.

Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of you fine friends builds from these very plans! If you have built this piece, please take a moment and showcase your build! We are dying to see your fabulous hard work!

$50-$75... Read More