DIY Recycled Wooden Countertop

To save money building our house we built a recycled wooden countertop for our kitchen bench. These DIY instructions will show you how to make your own wooden counter. #diy #frugal #reno #kitchen

To go with the rustic look of our house I decided to go with a DIY recycled wooden countertop. Here in New Zealand all of our old houses were built using beautiful native timber for the framing, flooring, and cupboards. These houses are often getting demolished these days, making room for newer, warmer homes. I …

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Preserving Lemons

Preserved lemons are one of my favourite flavours. I use preserved lemon a lot in my cooking, and they are so pricey to buy and Preserving lemons is so easy to do! Winter is the time of year when lemons finally become affordable to frugal stingy bums like me. It is very convenient that it is …

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DIY Aged Pine Coat Rack

My front entry NEEDED a coat rack. I really hate mess. I am a self confessed neat freak who has learned to let it go a little while I have kids in the house. But clutter drives me cray-cray. So as you can imagine the mess involved in moving into a half finished property is …

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