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Big DIY Bundle

Using power tools for the first time doesn’t have to be scary or overwhelming.

Inside the free Power Up Quick Guides learn the basics of 4 beginner power tools that will enable you to build countless projects!

Plus I’m throwing in some bonus resource pages to really help you get this DIY journey started. Inside the bonus pages we’ll demystify all that woodworking jargon, get comfortable with common board measurements and set you up for sanding success.

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Featured Projects

Flower Tower

Custom Pantry

Honeycomb Garden Trellis

Modern Shiplap Wall

Front Porch Makeover

Easy DIY Shelf Brackets

“If you’ve ever wanted to start beginner woodworking, but you’re not sure where to start, this is absolutely the best place to start! I’ve done plenty of woodworking, but I still bought this [woodworking plan bundle] and have found it so helpful. Not just for beginners!”
Woodworking Plan Customer
“Hi! I found your tutorial last month on how to build a rainbow garden via Pinterest. Just wanted to say THANK YOU! What a great idea. Something so amazing to do with my 19 month old every morning. I’m so glad I found your page. Thank you again!
Woodworking Plan Customer
This was the first time I have ever used a miter saw, drill and kreg jig. My husband helped me out with some guidance. We were so happy with the bench that we have adapted your plans a little to make end tables to match! Thank you so much for sharing your plans and inspiring me to finally give woodworking a try!”
Mama Needs a Project Reader
“I made my first wood project ever with your design and I think hooked now! Thank you! Your plans made it so simple. Can’t wait to build something else.”
Mama Needs a Project Reader

Latest Projects & Tutorials

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Hi I’m Emilee

Are you ready to finally start taking action on those DIY projects you’ve been dreaming up?

I’m here to help!

I have helped countless DIYers through their very first projects with my easy to follow tutorials and high quality building plans. I specialize in developing basic, beginner-friendly projects that don’t look like they were made by a beginner – they’re so pretty!

I’m a total DIY fanatic and I’m so excited to build with you!


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