DIY Tree Stump Fire Pit Tutorial

Cliffs Notes of a DIY Tree Stump Fire Pit Tutorial DIY your own backyard fire pit in three easy steps! #1: Chop down a big ash tree. #2: Have the stump properly shaped for burning. #3: Burn ALL THE THINGS! After writing this fire pit post, I was shocked to find it’s one of the […]

Inexpensive Patio Curtain Ideas

It’s time to manifest your inexpensive drop cloth patio curtain ideas. As in, it will take a few hours and you’ll be done! Come on – no time like the present; stop putting off this satisfying and beautifying patio project. Drop it like it’s hot, like it’s hot, oh so hot: DIY drop cloth patio […]

TEKTON Draws It In!

If you are a DIYer, and who doesn’t dabble in DIY projects these days, you’re gonna want this handy magnetic tool in your go-to bag (hopefully, you already have a magnetic bowl). ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support […]

DIY Concrete Small Crack Repair

OMT loves her some DIY projects, y’all.  Bonus points goes to the projects that anyone can do without the fear of losing a finger! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s […]

How To Make A Simple and Inexpensive Collapsible Photography Lightbox

New fancy-pants camera.  Check. New fancy-pants lens. Check. New fancy-pants collapsible photography lightbox.  NEVAH!  OK, maybe not never ever, but certainly not right now.  Especially since I can whiz-bang that thing together in just over an hour. For those of you following the Shoot I Do series, the next one is coming, but I thought […]

Easiest DIY Cedar Flower Bed You’ll Ever Build

The German is an amazing gardener. Me?  Not so much. But….I do know how to do things that make it appear as if I’m a gardener. Gardening for wannabes…that’s me! Take this easy DIY flower bed, as an example. Look at those clean cedar lines.  Look at the barrier between grass and mulched goodness (yes, […]

What Grandma Drinks: DIY Edition

The What Grandma Drinks series is about to get serious.  We’re talking pipe-wrench serious. Y’all sit down and pay attention.  Grandmama wants to tell you a story entitled: Why All Gals Need Tools. I dabble in the DIY pond.  Husband is happy to share his tools with me (so many “that’s what she said” jokes), […]