Racing Stripe Mirror Makeover | Pretty Handy Girl
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How To Build a Sliding Mirror Door

How to build a sliding mirror door: Hello Pretty Handy Readers!  Jaime here from That's My Letter and today I am sharing a sliding mirror project that is the finishing touch on my newly made over walk-in closet.  I will show you how to…
Racing Stripe Mirror Makeover | Pretty Handy Girl
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How to Make a Headboard Bench

Today's Rockstar is one of the bloggers that I aspired to be when I started blogging. This gal truly paved the way for DIY Bloggers. Gail is here to show us how to make a headboard bench. Watch closely as she deftly converts an old headboard…
Easy Clipboard Stand | Pretty Handy Girl
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Easy Clipboard Stand

Today's project is so easy, I named it the Easy Clipboard Stand (catchy name, no?) This is a great way to upcycle an old clipboard and a scrap 2x4. This clipboard stand is super versatile. It can be used as a traditional stand for announcements;…
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Cute Reversible Reusable Tote Bag Tutorial by Sawdust Girl

Are you enjoying Tote Week?! If you're just joining in here's the line up: Monday: How to Sew a Canvas Tote Bag Tuesday: Dress Up a Store Bought Tote with Piping Wednesday: Reusable Tote Bag Sewing Tutorial Thursday:…
Upcycled Cabinet Door Quote Art | Pretty Handy Girl
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Upcycled Cabinet Door Chalkboard Art

What do you do with an old cabinet door? Besides keep it with your wood scraps for ten years like I did (not recommended.) You can create pre-framed art! Today I have an easy Upcycled Cabinet Door Chalkboard Art project for you. If you…
Installing a Wall Mount Flat Screen TV + Hiding Cords | PrettyHandyGirl
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Wall Mounted TV with Hidden Wires Tutorial

Do you have a flat screen TV? Do you have children? Wish you could mount your TV on the wall for space and safety? Or have you already mounted your TV, but the wires are visible and hang below your screen? GASP—not the dreaded visible…
Chalkboard Arrow Sign (Mystery Thrift Off) | Pretty Handy Girl
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Chalkboard Arrow Sign {Mystery Thrift Off}

Are you having a yard sale, a lemonade stand or an open house? This Chalkboard Arrow Sign is an easy DIY project that will bring more attention to your event. But, let me back up to explain exactly how this Chalkboard Arrow Sign came…
Dragonfly Garden Decor using a Dollar Store Whisk and Skewer | Pretty Handy Girl
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Dragonfly Garden Decor using a Wire Whisk + Skewer

Summertime is coming and I'm enjoying spending more time in our garden. I'm always looking for cute craft ideas that I can do with the kids while school is out. When I saw this great idea for making a wire whisk dragonfly on Morena's Corner,…
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DIY Decorative Ammo Box

I'm super excited to have Pauline from My Altered State joining us today! It's been a while since we've had a guest on Pretty Handy Girl, and this guest was certainly worth the wait! She's joining us today to show you How to Build a DIY…
How to Fill Holes and Knots in Wood | Pretty Handy Girl
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How to Fill Voids and Knot Holes in Wood

Occasionally, you will get a piece of gorgeous wood that has voids or knots in it. You wouldn't want to add wood putty, because it wouldn't retain the look of the knots. But, you want a smooth surface. The solution is to fill the wood knots…
Racing Stripe Mirror Makeover | Pretty Handy Girl
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How to Build a Table

Building a Farmhouse Table has been on my mind for several years. I was never crazy about our hand-me-down dining set. But, I never had the time to build a table from scratch. Now that the table is done, I don't know why I put it off for…
Build a Temporary Pergola with Trellises | Pretty Handy Girl
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How to Build a Temporary Pergola

This tutorial to build a temporary pergola is perfect for a wedding, photo shoot, for some shade, or for your garden if you are okay with it not lasting forever. My sister and I constructed it for our Thompson's WaterSeal Bali Dream…
How to Paint a Deck Mandala Tattoo | Pretty Handy Girl
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How to Paint a Giant Mandala Deck Tattoo

As promised, I'm back today to show you how to paint a giant mandala tattoo on your deck. Painting a design on your deck can turn an ordinary deck into a beautiful retreat. Add a few colorful accessories and you'll have a backyard Bali…
How to Refinish Wood Floors without Sanding | Pretty Handy Girl
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How to Refinish Wood Floors without Sanding

How to Refinish Wood Floors without Sanding I love our antique heart pine floors! They are beautifully distressed. The round pegs and square nails securing them in place add loads of character. However, the square nails sit flush with the…
Racing Stripe Mirror Makeover | Pretty Handy Girl
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Build a Wood Plank Desktop For About $40

Hey there, everyone!  I'm Katie from Addicted 2 DIY.  I'm so, so excited to be here today sharing this simple — and most importantly — inexpensive way to update a desk!  I'm in the middle of updating our den/kid's office space and…
How to Securely Install a Towel Bar | Pretty Handy Girl
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How to Install a Towel Bar Securely

Have you ever reached for a towel and realized that the towel bar was barely secured to the wall? Installing a New Towel Bar Securely is a fairly simple DIY task if you know how to anchor the brackets. As part of my little laundry room…
tiled and grouted marble subway tile backsplash around utility sink
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Tile Setting Marble Tiles without Thinset Mortar

You may remember years ago when I installed Smart Tile adhesive tiles in our laundry room. Well, truth be told, they weren't looking so smart after 3 years and a water leak. I had a few leftover marble subway tiles from our kitchen backsplash…
Quick Kitchen Cart Makeover with BB Frösh Chalk Paint Powder
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Quick Kitchen Cart Makeover with BB Frösch Chalk Powder

It seems I have a penchant for painting my late grandmother's old furniture. You may remember the coffee table I wrote on of her's. This kitchen cart was Grandma's, but it had seen better days. It has been hanging out in my Dad's kitchen…
Metallic Color Block Canisters | Pretty Handy Girl
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DIY Metallic Color Blocked Canisters

I'm back with another easy Lowe's Creative Idea this month. When you get tired of your cobalt blue canisters you can easily spray paint them with a metallic color block pattern. That's exactly what I decided to do with my thrift store canisters. I've…
Racing Stripe Mirror Makeover | Pretty Handy Girl
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Rustic Wine Bottle Centerpiece

Hey everyone!  Jacque here from The DIY Village again to bring you another quick DIY tutorial! A few years ago I was given a really cool set of drinking glasses made out of old wine bottles.  Recently we purchased some new glasses but…
Racing Stripe Mirror Makeover | Pretty Handy Girl
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Racing Stripe Mirror Makeover

While my sister and I were renovating the Topsail Beach condo we had a strict budget. Finding a large mirror for less than $15 was challenging until I found this mirror with potential. I know my sister was doubtful, but I had a vision. Some…