DIY Projects

Farmhouse Decor: Chicken Waterer Planter

Farmhouse Decor: Chicken Waterer Planter

Learn how to turn an old chicken waterer into a beautiful do-it-yourself planter to decorate your farmhouse or homestead. Raising chickens can be summed up in three words. Dirty and delicious. When God created chickens, cleanliness was not a characteristic he decided...

All-Natural Bug Bite Relief Sticks

All-Natural Bug Bite Relief Sticks

Perfect for homesteaders or fans of the outdoors, these homemade bug bite relief sticks alleviate the discomfort of bug bites using simple, all-natural ingredients. There are a lot of good things about summertime. Gardening. Fishing. Swimming. Bonfires. Cookouts....

Building a Mobile A-Frame Chicken Tractor

Building a Mobile A-Frame Chicken Tractor

Large, durable and easy to move, our a-frame chicken tractor made raising chickens a snap. Learn how we built our mobile chickshaw and the reasons we selected the a-frame design. When my parents first moved to their 3 acre property several years back, they started...

Vanilla Mocha Homemade Melt and Pour Soap

Vanilla Mocha Homemade Melt and Pour Soap

Make your own soap at home with this easy melt and pour tutorial for vanilla mocha soap. This sweet and creamy soap is perfect for coffee lovers and takes no time to create. The journey into soap making began with an article in Country Living. The story featured a...

How to Make a Shade Cover for Your Garden

How to Make a Shade Cover for Your Garden

Excessive heat in the summer can destroy vulnerable plants in your garden. Protect them with a handmade garden cover. In this simple tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a protective shelter to block sunlight and save your plants from wilting or turning bitter. I love...

Mint Cocoa DIY Natural Shaving Cream Recipe

Mint Cocoa DIY Natural Shaving Cream Recipe

Stop spending money on commercial brand shaving cream. In four easy steps you can make your own, all-natural homemade shaving cream recipe that will leave your legs smooth and moisturized.  It’s is summertime! Which means it's the season for warm sunny days,...

Natural Headache Relief: Peppermint Pine Headache Stick

Natural Headache Relief: Peppermint Pine Headache Stick

Our noggins handle a lot on a daily basis … especially when living a modern, homesteader life. Stress. Jobs. Kids. Finances. Food. That large piece of chocolate cake that you couldn’t resist (not that anyone in my family has ever struggled with some temptation). All...

DIY Garden Trellis: Using an Old Barn Ladder

DIY Garden Trellis: Using an Old Barn Ladder

How to Repurpose Items Around Your Homestead It’s time to think outside the pot … How can one maximize their gardening space without tearing up the entire backyard? This has been a thought that has crossed my mind since moving into our small-town, 1930s home. ...

DIY Makeover: From Antique Kitchen Cabinet to Decorative Shelf

DIY Makeover: From Antique Kitchen Cabinet to Decorative Shelf

Decorating Your Homestead Learn how we easily transformed a vintage kitchen cabinet to a decorative bookshelf using a can of paint and wallpaper. Make sure you scroll to the bottom of this post to grab your 5 FREE home decor printables. There is always some kind of...

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