X is for Xylophone Craft


Hey there Somewhat Simple readers! I'm Anna and I blog over at Ask Anna, it's fun being back here sharing with you because it's been years! When Stephanie emailed and asked me if I'd be a part of her "ABC Series" I told her I'd love to, I was just … [Read more...]

W is For Welcome Sign

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W is for Welcome, or Wood, or White Paint!  I kind of went a little far with the "theme" but had so much fun making this welcome sign! First, I sanded a piece of wood that was the base of my sign.  I used WHITE PAINT and used that as the base for … [Read more...]

DIY Rustic Sign

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I don't know about you, but I'm all about home made gifts. I rarely visit a wedding registry or Amazon wishlist, instead opting for something special for the intended. I'm sure by now it is no surprise to my family when I show up to a wedding with a … [Read more...]

Seasonal Blocks

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Did you know the 4 seasons of the year all have the same number of letters in their names? These seasonal blocks are such a fun decor you can keep on display all year long! I made these with my mother in law and 2 sister in laws over the holidays … [Read more...]

Pray Often Blocks

Pray Often Blocks

Today I want to show you my wood and vinyl Pray Often blocks.   Neat, right?! This simple home decor is made from 3 different sized stacked wood blocks- 2 blocks of 4x6" (for the ends, P and Y), 2 blocks of 3.5x2" (for the middle top, R … [Read more...]

A Wooden Bunting


Hello and happy Tuesday, friends! It's Jen from The House of Wood back to share another easy peasy DIY project with y'all! We just recently moved into a new house and the space above my daughter's crib has been sitting empty for a couple months. So … [Read more...]

Growth Chart

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We have all seen these before! Here is my take on the Family Growth Chart! First I cut the vinyl on the left, but then I decided to cut my last name to make it more personalized: Here is how I made it, from start to finish: 1. Paint your … [Read more...]

DIY: A Quick and Quirky Candleholder


Hello friends! Jen from The House of Wood here, back to share a quick little wood project with you! Do you have any romantic plans for Valentine's Day? Maybe you can use this quirky little tea light candleholder to dress up your dinner table-scape! … [Read more...]

A Little Holiday JOY

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Start spreading the holiday JOY... literally! This is the simple craft that kept the ladies in the family busy (and SANE) on Thanksgiving.  It helped mask the noise of the football games that occupied our husbands time and minds all.day.long. … [Read more...]