Murray Stephens

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How to Build a Kid's Bed for a Small Space

In a new home with little room and my kids too big for cribs, I built their first bed with rough plans, reclaimed lumber, and a little help from my dad.<p>Like many family decisions, it started at Ikea. Our two kids, Irish twins who were then two and three, had started to escape their cribs, and we …

Jetsurf Motorized Surfboards

If you aren't a surfing purist but always dreamed of riding a board across the water, a Jetsurf Motorized Surfboard ($13,500+) might be just the …

Camerons Stovetop Smoker

Get delicious smoky flavor in your meat and fish without the hassle using the Camerons Stovetop Smoker ($33). Made to work over just about any heat …

Legacy Dodge Carryall

When you want the performance of a modern truck, but don't like the bulky appearance of most trucks today, sometimes the only option is to go with a …

DIY Idea: Make a Reclaimed Wood Planter Wall

Move over, wallpaper. Take a hike, paint! There's a new accent wall treatment in town -- and it's green from head to toe.<p>Reclaimed, up-cycled …

Green Living

How-To: Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer

I don’t know about you, but I’m definitely guilty of obsessively collecting containers. Vintage canning jars? Check. Glass storage containers? Check. The peanut butter jar that I emptied last week? Huge check. So, whenever I see a clever jar-incorporating DIY, it speaks right to my glass hoarding …

Craft Light Box

Introduction: Craft Light Box<p>My fiancée is very keen on arts and crafts. A light box was just what she needed to be able to trace patterns onto paper …

The @topodesigns x @howlerbros Klettersack on test with @jasonheaton in the Swiss Alps. Photo by @gishanir

Kit: One Year with the GORUCK GR1

We’ve written about GORUCK and their tactically inspired gear a number of times. Made in the USA, bomb proof, with a life time guarantee, they’re the …

DIY Hot Tub - DIY

I have lived in the Pacific Northwest with its cool, damp winters for more than 20 years, and I always wanted to build a hot tub. I wasn’t interested …

decorating with maps

Decorating with Maps {Giveaway} | I’m Lovin’ It<p>If you are challenged by an empty wall, maps can often make a graphic statement, usually for little …

Hide Your TV! - DIY Projects

When living in a smaller home, there isn’t a lot of space to hide those every day items that make our lives better, but don’t exactly add to the …

21 Two Toned Furniture Tutorials

385 Shares<p>Came across this awesome round up of two toned furniture tutorials over at the HomeTalk site. If you have not had a chance to check this …

How to Stamp Silverware - the cutest DIY stamped silver spoon keychain

I came bearing gifts. And I want everyone to know how to stamp silverware!<p>To the Country Living Fair that is.<p>Well, I didn’t want to go empty handed …

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

While you're impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space.

Roundup: 11 Inspiring Do-It-Yourself Projects With Leather

Wanting to incorporate leather into your life, but unsure how to do it? Here are 11 do-it-yourself projects using leather that range on a scale from …

How-To: Metal Frame Lampshade Makeover

Are beat up old lampshades constantly catching your eye at thrift stores and flea markets? Rescue and revive those metal-framed finds with this lampshade makeover video tutorial from Mark Montano!

Potting in DIY Style

I have been wanting a <b>potting bench</b> for quite some time. After all, I am a gardener, and don't we all NEED a handy place to play with dirt in pots? …

How-To: Create Shelving from Vintage Crates

Sometimes I really can’t tell if my apartment is getting smaller, or if I just need more shelving, either way this HGTV Handmade video tutorial, with the infamous Meg Allan Cole, on using vintage crates to create more shelving space is packed with helpful shelf-making tips.

Vintage Suitcases that Go Boom

Oct 26, 2010 by Grace<p>I’ve always had fantasies of being a DJ, and if these BoomCases had existed in my college years, I may have just traded my …

Bathroom Hook Organization

Alright everyone – it’s about to get crazy! I am part of SoYouThinkYou’reCrafty All-Stars. This time, there’s a twist – it’s not anonymous! So you …

Wood Slice Cutting Board

This wood slice cutting board is so rustic and masculine, it might even be a little sexy. Via Man Made

Rustic

Lix 3D Printing Pen

Interested in getting into 3D printing, but not eager to fork out the cash necessary for a costly printer? All you need to take advantage of the …

Salt Skateboards

Modern skateboarding as we know it came from surfing — after the waves went out, surfers would carve the asphalt just trying to pass the time — so it …

iGrill Mini

Keep careful track of whatever you're grilling, even when you're in another part of your house, with the iGrill Mini. This connected meat thermometer …

Vanhawks Valour Connected Bike

As increasingly more people give up their cars in favor of biking to work, it only makes sense that necessity would drive our bikes to get smarter — …

Makr Farm Ruck Sack

"Elegant" is not often a term you associate with something that hangs from both your shoulders. Yet that's exactly how we'd describe the Makr Farm …

OnePlus One Phone

Prepare to meet the best smartphone you've never heard of. The OnePlus One Phone might come from an unfamiliar name, but its guts are top-tier. …

Rip Curl Search GPS Surf Watch

Surfers, listen up: just because your sport takes place on water doesn't mean you can't get in on the tracking trend. The Rip Curl Search GPS Surf …

DIY Lumber Cart For Garage

If someone were to build this for me – they would have my eternal gratitude. You know – my garage is mostly in a mess. And this would be a …

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