Friday, December 29, 2017

These are a Few of my Favorite Things 2017

some of my favorite projects from the past year
How is it that 2017 is coming to a close already? Wow, time really does fly when you are busy and as you get older. I always like to take a few days at the end of the year to reflect on the past year and share with you a few of MY favorite projects. 

I am telling you, a blog is a great "diary" and really does help you feel like you accomplished something over a year. Many projects I forgot about and found new homes. 
make a reclaimed wood god's eye from scrap wood
I made a "God's eye" art piece with scrap wood.
make wood crates from scrap wood
I had fun making THESE crates.
farmhouse work table made from reclaimed wood
I need to make another FARMHOUSE inspired work table!
This was a fun way to repurpose an INDUSTRIAL spool,
And I made a couple RUSTIC desks like this one.
When I found this $2 table at a garage sale I knew how to update it!
I wasn't sure if I could revive THIS road side find, but was pleased with the finished piece.
Every now and then I actually keep something I make like this EASY pumpkin sign.
I loved how paint transformed this little, wobbly THRIFT STORE chair.
And finally I was thrilled that I was given the opportunity to write another book, WOOD PALLET WONDERS. You can see it HERE.

Repurposed thrift store finds and reclaimed wood projects
It was a good year for my business, Beyond the Picket Fence. My love to build and repurpose continues and I plan on bringing you MORE of it in 2018. Thank you for your continued support!


  1. Love that "God's eye" art piece. Lovely arrangement of colors.

  2. Thank you! When I shared this, I decided I need to make another one.


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