Reclaimed Wood Headboard

In keeping with this blog’s name, my hobbies tend to be more of the hodgepodge nature. When Max was deployed, I needed projects. I’m good with projects. They keep me busy, distracted, and surprisingly productive. My favorite projects over the holidays … Continue reading

Guest Room Reveal!

It’s been a long time coming, but the day is finally here! Our home is finally coming together. It’s now a home, not just an empty shell of a house anymore. Here’s how the guest room looked before. I couldn’t … Continue reading

Master Bedroom Completion!

Master Bedroom Completion!

This post has been looong overdue. My friends, I apologize. In the midst of the last few weeks, Hodgepodge Pilot’s Wife has fallen to the wayside a smidge. What can I say? Spending quality time catching up with my husband … Continue reading

Matching Farmhouse Nightstands

I’ve had quite a few posts on our Master Bedroom headboard, but I have yet to publish anything on the matching nightstands! Tsk, tsk, tsk. The headboard may be the focal piece to our master bedroom furniture, but the nightstands … Continue reading

100 Hodgepodge Posts Later…

I really never imagined that one day I’d enjoy blogging as much as I do. It’s a creative outlet I rarely envisioned myself tapping into, but now that I have, I must say, I’m addicted 🙂 More than that, my … Continue reading

Guest Bedroom Design Snippets

My master bedroom projects are coming to a close as I type. With the end on the near horizon, I’ve set my sights on finishing up another part of the house: our guest bedroom. Right now it’s basically a storage … Continue reading

Master Bedroom Headboard Transformation

Our master bedroom headboard has been quite a work in progress. It’s taken me nearly a month to complete the central furniture piece. Of course, I was only working on it every other weekend. All in all, I’d say that … Continue reading

4 Steps to a Flawless Stain

A few weeks ago, I stained our master bedroom headboard. I hadn’t done a staining project for quite some time, so I basically had to relearn how best to apply a stain. My dad always taught me that the finish … Continue reading

Fancy Farmhouse Headboard: Part II

Earlier this week, I posted the basic plan I used for our Fancy Farmhouse headboard. I deviated slightly from Ana White’s design, but only because I felt it streamlined the plan a smidge. Basically I screwed together the 1×2 trim … Continue reading

Fancy Farmhouse Headboard: Part I

The master bedroom. In theory, it should be an oasis you can retreat to. What’s an oasis if your furniture is rickety though? Or worse yet, what if you don’t really even have furniture? I’m all about creating a mood … Continue reading