Recycled Door Beverage Station

Good morning! Do you have anything special going on in your area? We are having some nicer warm weather now. I think we finally have the wind and rain behind us now. I will be heading to the zoo this week with our school. We have never gone as a whole school before, so that should be interesting. We are also inching closer to our second Disney vacation! This was our Christmas gift to the girls and we will be heading over next week. I’m excited to see everything going on with Pixar Fest! Today I have a previous post for you, so enjoy!

So, what does a ruined door and a few pieces of wood make? A Beverage Station! I saw this idea last year on the blog, Finding Home, and knew I wanted to make one!

DIY Upcycled Outdoor Beverage Bar Station

Upcycled Outdoor Beverage Bar Station-Finding Home

Almost 2 years ago, one of the houses in my neighborhood had a fire. Nobody was in it at the time and it had a lot of damage. Later, it was gutted. I found this door in the alley after the fire. It had some slight burn marks, lots of soot, and some cracks in it from being broken down, but I took it anyways. One mans trash…right?!

Door and Wood

Here you can see the door, sort of. We had to put a couple of braces on the areas where it was cracked and fill in places with spackle, but paint will cover that later. Here’s another view.

Another view

I used old cupboard knobs for feet. I wanted it a little above the grounds so it wouldn’t sit in any water and get rotten. The knobs are attached to the bottom shelf of the station.

Knob feet

I bought the spindles at a craft show last summer, just for this project. It only took a year to get to it! I took a piece of shelving and my husband screwed it into the spindle. We did this for all 4 of them. We also screwed the spindles into the bottom shelf.

Attaching the spindles

Here are the two shelves and the spindles, all attached.

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We added another deeper shelf above this one for large containers of drinks. I was going to add one more small shelf on top, but I had this old metal piece from a screen door, so I hung that on instead. I screwed cup hooks in the door and just hung the metal piece. I can always change it later if I so desire!

All together

Now for the fun of painting! I borrowed a neighbor’s paint sprayer and sprayed on primer after covering the spindle legs with paper. The sprayer worked great, but when I went to try it for the paint it wouldn’t work!! Not sure what happened, but I had to brush paint the color on. I used the Barely White from Lauren’s room (trying to use what I already have).

Primered

And here it is! All freshly painted! I added the metal piece back on and I also painted the shelf with chalkboard paint. I figured I could label the drinks or food when I place it on the shelf! I also remembered I had an old doorknob and hardware. I spray painted them black and added them where the old deadbolt had been.

It's Finished!

I added some old signs and other decorations for now.

Old Signs

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Old Door Beverage station-homeonthecorner

One More View

I can’t wait to be able to use this! We plan on using it as a ‘Candy Bar’ for Haley’s upcoming graduation and drinks for other parties and get-together’s. I’m excited to see how many different ways this can be used!

Here are a few updated pictures. I now have this piece in my entryway. I painted the legs white and added a black metal box under the shelf. I love decorating it for each season!

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Have you ever recycled something old into something new? I would love to hear about it! I hope you all have a great week!

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Around the Fairy Garden

Hello!  I hope you all had a wonderful week and are excited for this weekend.  This post is very magical and will bring joy to everyone!  Or, I hope so.

Enjoy!

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Broken Pot Fairy Garden by The Whoot

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Cute Toadstool Fairy Garden by The Creamer Chronicles

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Teacup Fairy Garden by See Vanessa Craft

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How to Make a Fairy Garden by My Frugal Adventures

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Fountain Fairy Garden by Garden GGO

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Wagon Fairy Garden by Shellknob Lake Girl

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How to Make a Stone Fairy House by DIY Projects

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Hobbit Home Garden by Bonsai Empire

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Beach Themed Garden from Hometalk

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Instructions on How to Make a Fairy Garden by The Edible Terrace

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Dog Toys Round Up

Hello everyone!  I hope you are all doing well!  I am so ready for today because I get to go out of town this weekend and see Haley!  I know, it’s only been two weeks since I’ve seen her, but I still miss my sister.

Anyway. This week is all about our dog toys.  Yes, mom has 4 and I have 2 cats who definitely think that they are dogs.  So here are some awesome toys you can make yourself for your four legged friend.

Make this easy DIY Dog Toy & feed your dog #NutritionWorthWaggingFor! #ad #diy

A DIY Sweet Potato Dog Toy from The Tiptoe Fairy

How to upcycle your old jeans into some cool handmade dog toys.  complete with squeakers.

Blue Jean Dog Toys from Pillar Box Blue

Cheap Dog Toys from The Cozy Condo

Square Knot Fleece Tug Toy from Dalmation DIY

Tennis Ball Ring Toy from Proud Dog Mom

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How to Make a Ball and Rope Toy from Instructables

DIY No-Sew Crinkle Dog Toy (Guest Post)

No Sew Crinkle Dog Toy from My So-Called Chaos

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Ready for Spring! Simple DIY Flower Box

Good morning! It’s time for spring break around here! Do you have plans for your break? I’m not sure what we will be doing. Haley will be home from school, so just being able to spend time with my girls is good for me. I’m sure we will plan one shopping trip to buy something for Easter, but otherwise we are free to do whatever might come up.

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Today I have a simple flower box idea for spring. I found this box in my stash when I was unpacking. I believe I bought it at a thrift store, but I know they have similar ones at the craft stores. I also bought some styrofoam and flowers at the Dollar Tree. If you click on the Dollar Tree ad on the sidebar, Home on the Corner get a little compensation, but you spend no extra! I bought the rope awhile back for another project that never got done, so now I could use it for this!

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I did give the box a light coat of white paint, so its just barely there. I decided I wanted the rope around the bottom to give it a little more texture. If it was around the top, it wouldn’t show because of the flowers. I like the little added touch of farmhouse or coastal the rope gives it. I added a line of hot glue and then placed the rope on top, gluing a little at a time. I ended up doing 3 rows.

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I placed the styrofoam in the bottom of the box and used a little glue to keep it in place.

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Lastly was the flowers. I didn’t have any moss, but it would probably be better to add it first, just to cover the styrofoam. I pushed some of the leaves towards the bottom of the stems to help cover it up. I placed the taller flowers first and then filled in around it.

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I only used 6 stems, 2 of each kind. It’s just the perfect touch to add to my front porch!

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My hall bathroom is complete, so hopefully I can get some pictures done and get it posted! Hope you all have a wonderful week!

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Here are some of the items I bought at the Dollar Tree. Click on the link below or on the ad on the sidebar to be taken to the website.

Easter Crafts, Supplies, and More At Dollar Tree!

Colorful Floral-Pattern Slotted Plastic Baskets     Gentle Grip Green...      6-Stem Floral Garden Artificial Blue Hydrangea Bushes, 17 in.  6-Stem Floral Garden Artificial Pink Hydrangea Bushes, 17 in.

Easter Craft Round-Up

Hello!  Is everyone ready for spring break???  It is just about Easter and time for the kids to be home.  And that means boredom.  But you can use these awesome crafts for you to cure the boredom!

Enjoy!

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Cute Clothespin Eggs by One Little Project

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DIY Easter Eggs by Home on the Corner

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Craft Stick Easter Basket by 4 Joy of Sharing

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Napkin Bunnies by Good Home Designs

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Pom Pom Bunny Bums by Clean and Scentsible

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Colorful Suncatchers from Fun 365

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Bunny Bookmarks by Easy Peasy and Fun

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Paint Chip Easter Egg Garland from PopSugar

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Easter Mason Jars by Mason Jar Crafts Love

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Cute Egg Centerpieces by Home on the Corner

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