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Rustic Pumpkin – Guest Post

Hi all, today I'm doing a guest post over at One Krieger Chick.  Ariean - the chick -  has beautiful style, I love seeing her projects and designs.  One of my all time favorites, is her tub turned into an outdoor sofa!  I'm sharing a fun rustic pallet pumpkin along with the pattern! … Continue Reading

Recent Projects

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Shoe Shelf Bench

During that big housing crisis, we were looking to get into a better neighborhood.  We were super lucky and sold our old house and found an unfinished house.  The main priorities were to finish what needed to be … Continue Reading


Curvy Side Table

While flipping through the PBkids magazine, I saw the cutest little side table.  I've also seen similar shaped tables at Pier 1. It went on my long to-do list for my daughter's room.  But then my Aunts … Continue Reading

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DIY Outdoor Seating

I have been wanting to add outdoor seating to my deck.  My deck is long and narrow, standard outdoor furniture sets won't fit as intended.  So 'outdoor seating' has been on my to build list for a while.  I went to a … Continue Reading


18 Toy Storage Ideas

I often think back to 10 years ago, I was moving into my first apartment after college to start my engineering career.  I fit everything that I needed in my old VW Passat, including a twin mattress.  10 years, a … Continue Reading

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Tour de DIY Blogland

Before I started Hertoolbelt blog, I was so naive at the shear number of DIY blogs.  It blows me away, and the amazing creativity of people and their projects!  I am not artistically creative, my knack is fixing … Continue Reading