Create a faux wood-backed bookcase with a few simple tools, 5 minutes of your time, and only $10! /// by Atkinson Drive

DIY Faux-Wood Backed Bookcase

We are a family of book lovers. My husband and I both have this dream to one day own a fabulous library with walls covered in books; and we’ve passed that love on to our children (well the 9-month-old might not be there yet). To help contain the crazy amount of children’s books we’ve collected…

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No-Sew Donut #Halloween Costume by Atkinson Drive

Smart School House: Donut Costume

This project was originally featured at Smart School House. I’m also thrilled that Redbook Magazine featured my sweet donut on their website! Click here for the full Donut Costume Tutorial

DIY (no-sew) Barnyard Beanbags by Atkinson Drive

Barnyard Beanbags

I love coming up with fun new things for my kids to do. Especially things that don’t require a ton of money. Recently, while helping a friend plan a Summertime Bash, the game corn hole was brought up. I immediately thought about how much fun my oldest son would have playing the game … until…

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An organized entry space with space for mail and a DIY rustic coat hanger | Atkinson Drive

Organized Entry & DIY Wooden Coat Hanger

This Winter I found myself a bit preoccupied with preparing for a little one’s arrival, so my plan for organizing my entry space fell to the wayside. With the harsh weather here in Indiana, it’s really necessary to have a place for guests and family members to hang coats, hats, rain gear, etc. when they…

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DIY Desk (using countertop pieces and IKEA desk legs) | Atkinson Drive

DIY Desk (for a craft space)

I have been wanting a dedicated craft space since (before) we moved into our house about 2 years ago. It’s been really difficult to bring myself to spend money on an organized space just for myself – but with the growth of the Atkinson Drive Etsy shops and the new family addition, I knew something…

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Dining Table Transformation | Atkinson Drive

Rustic Dining Table Transformation (and GIVEAWAY)

A while back I decided that I’d had enough of our dining table. Well, I knew from the moment we got it that eventually it would receive some sort of a makeover. It was given to us by a family friend, and I’m so thankful because it’s real wood and incredibly sturdy – which is…

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