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Vintage Rolling Pin Bookends Tutorial

It’s me! Random Blogging Man! I have a new tutorial over at Mod Podge Rocks that I wanted to share as well as a bit of rumination on the future of this blog. But first the tutorial. I’d been toying with this idea for a while as a way to make further use of all…

easy to make slide out shelves for a mudroom

Slip Sliding Away…….

I hope everyone had a good weekend. So, I blogged about my “aren’t-I-clever-slide-out-utility-wall” feeling all accomplished and about 20 minutes after hitting “publish” this popped up in my Pinterest feed Enviroholder Sliding Magic5 Postion Wall Organizer Source Amazon DID YOU ALL KNOW ABOUT THIS?!!!! Nothing quite like feeling clever and then discovering you could buy…

Another Easy DIY Craft Show Display

I woke up late and tired yesterday because all my dreams had been about not being able to fall asleep.  Does dreaming about not falling asleep qualify as ironic?  (Alanis Morrisette has screwed me up on how to actually use that word). However, often in that not awake/not asleep state I get good ideas for…

Easy Little Wall Organizer

As you are well aware, organizing is my mantra these days (or it would be if I could find my mantra – I think it’s under a pile of papers somewhere) So, when my friend Aimee requested a small, decorative wall organizer for her desk I was up for it. Also, because “organized” means using…

Paint Chip Calendar Tutorial

I’m having one of those “work from dawn till midnight” kinda weeks. You see, despite my screw up with the deadlines Unique LA let my apply late and I got and and the show is this weekend. It’s gonna be great!  I’m pretty excited and a bit nervous.  This will be the first time, I…

Another Anniversary!

My new tutorial has just been posted over at Mod Podge Rocks and it marks another anniversary for me – my one year ManPodgerVersary. A little over a year ago Amy (the Mod Podge Rocks Grand Poo-bah and master of all things podgy) put out a call asking if there were any guys who used…

Anniversary Tutorial

I had mentioned a little while ago that June marked my one year anniversary of blogging.  I didn’t make a big deal about it at the time but it’s been bouncing around in my head. To be honest, I hesitated to start a blog because I was convinced I had nothing to add the already…

Patchwork, Coasters and Wedding Blocks… Oh My!

Hi, I’m workin’ away getting ready for Patchwork on Sunday.  If anyone is LA-local please do consider dropping by.  The historic Helms Bakery is one of the coolest spots in LA to cruise around (whether you go to the show or not) and the Patchwork show is inside so you can peruse without need of…

Pay no attention to the man behind the garage door!

Part 1 First off I apologize for being a total tease and I am now happy to report that the awesome Amy of Mod Podge Rocks has completed her cross-country trek and has posted my tutorial for the Subway signs! So, if you’re at all interested in learning how to make theseOut of some bits…