Build a 3 Drawer Dresser

After going into their closet and barely making it out alive, I spent the majority of two weekends designing and building a three drawer dresser for my girls' bedroom. The project is pretty straight forward, but gets a little trickier when drawer slides are involved. More details soon! Difficulty: Intermediate Time Required: Weekend+ Cost: Under $100

2016-06-25T13:54:18+00:00June 7th, 2016|Bedroom, Furniture, Videos|1 Comment

Classic Queen Size Platform Bed Plans

It's been three years since I built my original platform bed frame and years since I've had a new mattress. And I think we may be due for one soon. Yeah. So I decided to design plans for what I'm calling my classic queen size platform bed. It's a bed frame. It's classy. And it's classic. Mostly because I said so. Just now. [...]

2017-01-06T21:10:47+00:00October 14th, 2015|Bedroom, Beds, Furniture, Plans|3 Comments

DIY Platform Bed Plans

It's been almost three years exactly since I originally built my DIY platform bed, and it's become VERY popular. Almost as popular as you! No, you're right. It's not that popular. Anyway, I figured I would update the build with what I've learned over the years while also providing images based on my own SketchUp plans. I hope the extra [...]

2017-10-25T23:02:09+00:00February 4th, 2015|Bedroom, Beds, Furniture, Plans, Popular|132 Comments

Build a King-Sized Platform Bed

This week I set out to ditch our box-springs and get low! Read more to find out how to build your own king sized platform bed. Please GO HERE for the updated 2015 king-sized platform bed plans! They're BETTER! Come back here to see my build process for each corresponding step! Difficulty: Beginner Time Required: Weekend Cost: Under $100 [...]

2017-10-25T23:01:39+00:00April 28th, 2012|Bedroom, Furniture, Popular|126 Comments

Re-frame a Cheap Full Length Mirror

In this step-by-step guide I'm going to remove and re-frame a cheap full length mirror for under $40 bucks! Here's a breakdown of what you would need to do this yourself... Tools: Tape Measure Square Flathead Screwdriver Masking Tape Clamps Wood Glue Wood Filler Orbital Sander/Sanding Block Miter Saw Gloves/Rag Hearing Protection Safety Glasses Materials: 2 – 1″x4″x8′ Pine New [...]

2016-04-22T09:44:39+00:00April 19th, 2012|Bedroom, DIY Decor|12 Comments