Hi and welcome to The Old Summers home! I’m Amanda, a busy mom of 4, a delicious food enthusiast, a home decor lover, a DIY guru and an entrepreneur! Life is super busy and I’m always finding new ways to make life easier. I love to help people and my blog posts are my way to do just that!
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Hi there, welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m going to share our super easy DIY Mop/ Broom Holder with you. It is even quicker if you own a Silhouette, Cricut, or another cutting machine. If you are tired of searching for your broom and mop or don’t have a convenient place to store […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. I have mentioned this before and probably will a million times on this blog hahaha…. my favourite thing to do is repurpose and give new life and meaning to old things. This cheese grater up-cycle is one of these projects. So if you have an old grater […]
Why the Need for a Kitchen Pantry? Our kitchen lacked cupboard space making it really difficult to store groceries and extra cookware. At the time all we had was an 8-foot section of cupboards and countertop. I often pondered how to build a pantry that would give us enough storage once and for all. The […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Since we built our pantry we have yet to finish off the area and I really wanted to add a farmhouse styled sign to the wall portion above the door. I settled on making this Farmhouse Grocery Sign and I’m so pleased with the end result! It adds […]
Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I want o talk a bit about family life. When you have a family, life can be chaotic and very busy! It can be hard to remember every appointment and social event coming up when you’re constantly on the go. The solution? A Command Centre! Having […]
Hi and welcome to another post from The Old Summers Home. Today I want to share a quick DIY project with all you crafters out there. If you love glitter then you will love this quick and handy little DIY Glitter Chart. But Why A DIY Glitter Chart? Some of you may be wondering what […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we are going to look at our mudroom laundry room before and after! We bought this old house 8 years ago. This is our first home we have purchased and it has been quite the learning experience. Owning your own home opens lots of doors […]
Hi there, and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today we will be making our own DIY Vintage Book Set. One thing you should know about me is that I LOVE PINTEREST! I love everything DIY and that is so easily accessible to find on Pinterest. Much of the inspiration for my rustic farmhouse decor […]
Welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m going to show you a super simple, quick and cute DIY project that I’m sure you will love! Our picture frame lantern tutorial will you help you create a little piece of rustic decor for your home. Picture Frame Lantern Supplies 4 picture frames of the same […]
Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home! One of my very favourite things to do is to take something old and turn it into something new. When I look at something that maybe just doesn’t work for my style or need anymore I try to think if I could repurpose or give it a […]
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